This college preparation stuff has taken some interesting twists and turns over the past few weeks. Among the less pleasant twists, Annie needed to have a few impacted wisdom teeth pulled this morning. It was either that or hope that they didn’t act up during finals and require an emergency extraction. Among the more pleasant… Read More
Can you find it in your heart to forgive me? Is tardiness really a mortal sin? Perhaps when you try this recipe you will find I wasn’t such a horrid person for neglecting to post last week’s Chocolate Challenge. I know, it’s tough to go a week without talking about chocolate, but good things do… Read More
I’m still working on nurturing the zucchini love around here. Therefore, long time readers won’t be surprised, to learn that this week’s chocolate challenge recipe involves zucchini. Maybe, just maybe if I dress up the zucchini
It’s Friday. It’s the summer. You’re probably just as excited as I am to make plans for the upcoming summer weekend. There simply aren’t enough summer weekends in the year, and they shouldn’t be spent staring at a computer screen, at least not for long. So after you read this post, I give you permission… Read More
Seriously, really, seriously, this is the best, pure chocolate cookie I’ve made so far. I know, you think you’ve heard it all before, but I’m not crying wolf this time or over-hyping the truth. If you’re looking for a pure chocolate cookie, without add-in ingredients like nuts, or coconut, or marshmallows, which always change the… Read More
I’m sure you’ve been waiting all week to find out what happened to the other boxes of the Baker’s German’s Sweet Chocolate my mom gave me – right? I’ll end the suspense
There was a legendary recipe in my mom’s repertoire when we were growing up. It was for a dessert called “Candy Cake”, made with Baker’s German Sweet Chocolate. Sadly, when both I and my mom made it in recent years, it wasn’t nearly as good as the legend. Our chocolate tastes have matured and been… Read More
Do you want to be popular? Like people looking for you at a party popular, because they’re asking for your recipe?
Have you ever heard of a Bring Your Own Cookie Party? I never did, but Louisa attended one recently, and she immediately knew which cookies she wanted to bring. She wanted a cookie that would impress, a cookie that would stand out above the others.
I’m guessing there are at least a few of you reading this blog who never heard of Throwback Thursday. Why should you when you have better things to do with your time than squint at a little phone screen like I see my teens do all day? Therefore, for the benefit of the uninitiated, I’ll explain this recent phenomenon called Throwback… Read More