Chocolate Fudge Graveyard Cake

Serve with ice cream of your choice (I like coffee ice cream with mine, but almost all flavors of ice cream go well with chocolate fudge cake)…. Keep Reading »

Waldorf Astoria Red Velvet Cake

I’ve had this cake every year for my birthday since I was 8 years old, so it has become an unspoken family tradition. My daughter, Tatjana’s favorite color is blue. When she was 7 I sent her to school with a blue cake to celebrate… Keep Reading »

Hat shaped pasta stuffed with ricotta, goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes in a sage butter sauce

Blog Birthdays & Hat Tricks

This blog (click here to see my first ever post), Jewels from The Roving Stove began exactly three years ago today with my taking you “from VIP entrances in Versace to service entrances in my apron.” Well lately it’s been focused mainly on the food… Keep Reading »

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree

It seems my daughter has a penchant for rock stars (okay, more R&B with a dose of country) too.

Pirate Sam giving little mermaid Tatjana a fifth birthday kiss

She must have instinctively known that one day we would be sitting in the audience watching her childhood… Keep Reading »