Mango-Orange Salad

Did you know that grilling is a Patriotic Duty? According to HPBA (the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association) independence day is the number one holiday for barbecues and outdoor cooking and based on a national grilling poll, 80% of adults plan to host or attend a cookout this forth of July.

The U.S. Census Bureau - better known for telling Americans how many of them there are and how much they make on the average - surveyed 66 million people who attended barbecues last year and figured "it's probably safe to assume a large number of these events took place on the Fourth."

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HCB: Banana Refrigerator Cake with Dreamy Creamy White Chocolate Frosting

FINALLY!  **fist pumping up to the heavens!**

That is what I shouted as I took a bite of this cake on Sunday morning, right after I finished frosty it with the mac-dreamy creamy white chocolate frosting. (And for the record, the code word here is DREAMY).

Because, man for the past two weeks, my baking mode has been dampen by the last two cakes in the list.  I was sooo ready to like something, anything... and if this cake should have failed me, I was going to sit in a corner and rock back and forth until my baking charm came back.

However, it was meant to be.  This week cake was the very reason why I love Rose’s book in the first place.  It was simple, great ingredient combination and if followed to the T, you are going to be rewarded with a fabulous cake, which you will bake again, and again, and pass on to your children.

Of course the main ingredient here is Bananas.

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