I have a confession to make. For years I have been making a chocolate cake that everybody raves over. Once I took it to a committee meeting and one of the committee members said it was absolutely the best chocolate cake he had ever tasted. Another time I took it to a party and people actually fought over the last slice.
Without fail, whenever I serve it, somebody asks for the recipe. Well, the cake does contain some flavorful ingredients—Kahlua, sour cream, and almost a pound of chocolate. But, and here’s the confession, it begins with a mix.