Posts Tagged: chocolate

Hot Chocolate

Ah…. There has always been a little debate over whether hot chocolate and hot cocoa are two different things, or one and the same. Well, I’m a bit of a Type-A personality so if you ask me, I would have

Hot Chocolate

Ah…. There has always been a little debate over whether hot chocolate and hot cocoa are two different things, or one and the same. Well, I’m a bit of a Type-A personality so if you ask me, I would have

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

My little sister always makes coconut macaroons whenever she hears the word “potluck.” She’s made them so many times, she can do them in her sleep and has it practically down to a science. So finally one day I pulled

Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

My little sister always makes coconut macaroons whenever she hears the word “potluck.” She’s made them so many times, she can do them in her sleep and has it practically down to a science. So finally one day I pulled

Chocolate Bread Pudding

This bread pudding is one of my favorite desserts because it brings together two of my most beloved food groups: bread and chocolate! The great thing about this recipe is its versatility; the pudding can become sweeter, richer, or milder

Chocolate Bread Pudding

This bread pudding is one of my favorite desserts because it brings together two of my most beloved food groups: bread and chocolate! The great thing about this recipe is its versatility; the pudding can become sweeter, richer, or milder

Rocky Road Marshmallow Bars

I’m not a confectioner by any means, so I did have to follow another recipe for the marshmallows. Though, I did change it just a bit to suit my needs and with what I thought would make it a little

Rocky Road Marshmallow Bars

I’m not a confectioner by any means, so I did have to follow another recipe for the marshmallows. Though, I did change it just a bit to suit my needs and with what I thought would make it a little

Chocolate Mousse Coffee Cups

A while back I shared a recipe for making chocolate mousse. It was made using raw egg whites, which gave the mousse its light and airy structure. But for some, the idea of having raw eggs can be less than

Chocolate Mousse Coffee Cups

A while back I shared a recipe for making chocolate mousse. It was made using raw egg whites, which gave the mousse its light and airy structure. But for some, the idea of having raw eggs can be less than

Melting Chocolate

Here is a little tip for melting chocolate: though using a double boiler is the traditional norm, I find this set-up of using a wider skillet to be easier and more efficient. Let’s break it down shall we? I’ll start

Melting Chocolate

Here is a little tip for melting chocolate: though using a double boiler is the traditional norm, I find this set-up of using a wider skillet to be easier and more efficient. Let’s break it down shall we? I’ll start

Chocolate Mousse

Ah, it is that time of year again…there is a still a slight winter chill in the air, and in our hearts there beats a warmth for that special someone in our lives. Valentine’s Day approaches and as usual, restaurants

Chocolate Mousse

Ah, it is that time of year again…there is a still a slight winter chill in the air, and in our hearts there beats a warmth for that special someone in our lives. Valentine’s Day approaches and as usual, restaurants

Bûche de Noël (aka Yule Log Cake)

Literally translated, “Log of Christmas,” this traditional holiday dessert has roots that date back to ancient European traditions. It is fashioned to look like a yule log, which to celebrate the winter solstice, would be burned in the hearth for

Bûche de Noël (aka Yule Log Cake)

Literally translated, “Log of Christmas,” this traditional holiday dessert has roots that date back to ancient European traditions. It is fashioned to look like a yule log, which to celebrate the winter solstice, would be burned in the hearth for

Virgin Tiramisu

Tiramisu is one of my favorite cakes, though sometimes its alcohol and raw egg content weirds me out.  So here I have devised a version of the beloved Italian dessert that can be enjoyed by all.  I actually came up

Virgin Tiramisu

Tiramisu is one of my favorite cakes, though sometimes its alcohol and raw egg content weirds me out.  So here I have devised a version of the beloved Italian dessert that can be enjoyed by all.  I actually came up

Chewy Chocolate Walnut Cookies

The chocolate chip cookie is a classic and iconic cookie, one which we are usually introduced to first as children.  It is simple and appeals to just about everybody who has a sweet tooth.  In this recipe, cream of tartar

Chewy Chocolate Walnut Cookies

The chocolate chip cookie is a classic and iconic cookie, one which we are usually introduced to first as children.  It is simple and appeals to just about everybody who has a sweet tooth.  In this recipe, cream of tartar

Chocolate Raspberry Ice-cream

When it comes to ice-cream, I am a big fan of minimal, no-frills flavors.  Double-Chocolate-Chunk-Caramel-Swirl-Praline-Cookie-Dough?  No thank you!  Vanilla is actually my preferred ice-cream of choice.  Chocolate comes in a close second.  There are ways to enhance traditional flavors without

Chocolate Raspberry Ice-cream

When it comes to ice-cream, I am a big fan of minimal, no-frills flavors.  Double-Chocolate-Chunk-Caramel-Swirl-Praline-Cookie-Dough?  No thank you!  Vanilla is actually my preferred ice-cream of choice.  Chocolate comes in a close second.  There are ways to enhance traditional flavors without

Fudgy Brownies

Brownies are one of the simpler sweets to bake. These buttery treats are deliciously fudgy and chewy in the center with a crisp flaky top layer. They also don’t require too much preparation or finesse.  And if when you cut

Fudgy Brownies

Brownies are one of the simpler sweets to bake. These buttery treats are deliciously fudgy and chewy in the center with a crisp flaky top layer. They also don’t require too much preparation or finesse.  And if when you cut

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Cookies

This crowd-pleasing cookie is one of my all-time favorites.  They are lightly crisp around the edges, but still has a nice chewy bite in the middle. The savory combination of the oats, chocolate and raisins give the cookie a much

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Cookies

This crowd-pleasing cookie is one of my all-time favorites.  They are lightly crisp around the edges, but still has a nice chewy bite in the middle. The savory combination of the oats, chocolate and raisins give the cookie a much