Never say never…especially when chocolate is involved!!

Chocolate Ruffle Cake – I used gold dust on the edges of the ruffles. This cake was made for a dear friend’s 50th birthday

I am thankful for Alice Medrich and the word “never”…and chocolate. And for you foodies out there, yes, THAT Alice Medrich. While she will most likely never remember me, I surely will never forget her.

Many years ago I took a series of classes with her in Dallas and she taught us how to make some of her most famous recipes. I was having a bit of trouble with something, and when she came over to help me Continue reading