Category Archives: Chocolate
One of my favorite books when I was little was the Better Homes & Gardens Dessert Cookbook. We had a tattered circa 1967 edition that was the source of many of the cakes my mom made for our birthdays over the years. I used to love to experiment with the recipes as well, much to my mom’s
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man (woman or child) in possession of a sweet tooth must be in want of a chocolate chip cookie.” If Jane Austen had tried a chocolate chip cookie, she might have used this as the opening to Pride and Prejudice instead of her famous
Is there a more classic dessert combination than chocolate and hazelnuts? I can still remember the special fragrance of the chocolate-hazelnut gelato in Florence, Italy. For a few months now I have been stocking up on hazelnuts and high quality chocolate to make a dessert. I was not sure what I
Three ingredients. Four steps. Endless variations. Roast, melt, mix and set. Make sure you taste and like the chocolate before you use it in this recipe. The darker the chocolate you use, the healthier the chocolate crisps. The variations are unlimited: 1. Roasted Almonds + Dried Cherries 2.
The holiday season and family get togethers are just around the corner. Looking for an easy addition to your family breakfast or brunch? Put out a tray of these “cocoa pops” and cups of steaming milk and you will be surprised how quickly they disappear. They melt into the warm milk
I am a little obsessed with quick breads. Especially this time of year. They make great gifts. They’re easy to put together when unexpected guests stop by. Quick breads make a nice breakfast on a cool autumn Saturday morning. Change a few add-ins and you have a completely different
I love the recipe for Oatmeal Coconut Drop Cookies from More from Magnolia by Allysa Torey (a must read for any baker). What do I like about this recipe- oatmeal cookies with no raisins! What would transform these cookies even more? Chocolate chips of course! I recently converted these cookies