Month: July 2008


Mocha Mayonnaise Cake with Chocolate Ganache

My Grandfather loved Mayonnaise Chocolate cake –   He requested it quite often.  His way of eating it was not very “fancy” – he would put the cake into a bowl, pour fresh cream over top, until the bowl was about 1/3 full of it, and let the cake soak in the cream.  I remember his […]

Alcohol, Drinks

Orange & Lemonade Vodka Slush

This drink is one my mother used to make for parties, summer family-style weddings, showers, etc.   The adults always enjoyed it (and so did we kids ;) ). This is absolutely wonderful on a hot summer day.  Enjoy! Orange & Lemonade Vodka Slush 4 Cups Sugar 6 Cups Water 750ml Vodka 2 12 ounce containers […]


A Year Already!!

  It’s been a year since I started This Food Thing!! I started this blog for a few reasons… The first is because a friend urged me into it, knowing that I like to cook, and thinking others may be interested in the foods and recipes I use and create.  I balked a bit, had […]