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Comfort Food Recap

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I've been on the west coast this past week, with another 1/2 week to go.  TheDaughter, who I've mentioned a few times, had yet another surgery, this time (as she puts it) for a boobectomy. I've been hleping out with the cooking, cleaning and laundry-ing.




















Especially the cleaning, as in up after their semi-new less-than-housebroken puppy.  Long story about that, which you can read on theDaughter's own blog.

So with the exception of chocolate cake, which was written a few week's ago but with the magic of pre-scheduling posted just yesterday, nothing new has been created or adapted.  Just reruns of comfort food.  But isn't that how we all cook in real life?   I bet you have at least 5 "go-to" recipes, and not a week goes by without making one of them (challah and roasted chicken don't count).

After a mastectomy, the ligaments between the muscles in former-boob and arm temporarily tighten up a bit, making certain arm movements painful.  Those movement…

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake - Crazy Cooking Challenge

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Today's post is brought to you by the letter "C", as in Crazy Cooking Challenge.















Also as in Chocolate Cake.  All us crazy cooking members were required to find a chocolate cake recipe from someone else's blog, then make and post about it.   Chocolate is my weakness, especially when it is in cake form (and in any other form, but I digress) so choosing just one from so many delicious-looking recipes on the intertubes was especially difficult.  I think I gained weight just reading them.

A long-time friend recently gave me her fancy bundt pan.  Never having baked a cake in a bundt-type cake pan before, I wanted to find something to fill it with.  So I made the executive decision to find a bundt-specific recipe  I have no idea if any ol' cake batter can bake up fine and dandy in a bundt pan, but at least it helped to whittle down the long list of finalists.

I finally zeroed in on this recipe from Tracy at Shutterbean.   Anyone who starts a recipe with, "Everyda…