Magan Herrin

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Sticky Toffee Cake and Nut Brittle Ice Cream

Sticky Toffee Cake and Nut Brittle Ice Cream<p>Cake:<p>8 ounces dates<br>1 1/4 cup water<br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>1 cup sugar<br>2 large eggs<br>1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger<br>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>1 stick butter, melted<br>1 cup cake flour<br>1 cup all-purpose flour<br>1 teaspoon baking powder<br>1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>1/2 teaspoon ground ginger<br>1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom<br>Toffee sauce:<p>1 stick unsalted butter<br>1 cup packed brown sugar<br>3/4 cup heavy cream<br>2 tablespoons rum or brandy<br>1 teaspoon molasses<br>pinch salt<br>Nut Brittle for …

Wrong Turn, Right Destination

<b>Wrong Turn, Right Destination</b><p><b>Our lives are full of (seemingly) unending choices.</b> And, unfortunately, sometimes we can really make some bad ones. <i>But that doesn't have to be the end of the story.</i><p><i>A colleague of mine made some poor choices in his late teens and ended up addicted to heroine.</i> He spent quite a few years making more bad choices under the affects of this powerful drug. These choices cost him relationships, most of his earthly belongings and almost his life. Thankfully, he made one very …