Category Archives: Chocolate

Silver Palate Brownies


This week found me in the mood for some chocolate and ice cream.  While thumbing through a few cookbooks for ice cream recipes I found inspiration from photos in the Silver Palate Cookbook and decided I would make something chocolate from … Continue reading

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Magic Bars


How many of you remember Magic Cookie Bars from waaaay back when?  In the past – waaaay back when, I made these delicious, gooey bars quite often, but I can’t remember the last time I made them.  That was until … Continue reading

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Banana Pops and Bees


Late this afternoon the sun came out and the day was warm, windy yet warm.  I took a stroll out to see if the bees were out and about and they were.  Some flying around and many just hanging out … Continue reading

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2012 – A Look Back


As the end of 2012 fast approaches I find myself reflecting back on events that took place in my life and kitchen.  The biggest event in my life would be Miss T heading off to college, leaving her parents as … Continue reading

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Cookies, Cookies, Cookies


Now with the madness of the cookie swap over my man, Dan reminded me that it simply would not be Christmas without the smell of chocolate chip cookies wafting from my oven.  Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite my family, especially … Continue reading

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Once A Winner Always A Winner


About 12 years ago, when LuLu was in high school and Miss T was just a little thing I was given this cake as a thank you by the mother of another high schooler, who was tagging along with my … Continue reading

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I Have A Sweet Tooth


Only one day until my CM gig.  I’ve been thinking about it often.  Who will be there?  How many questions will I be asked, and about what?  Will I be given favorable reviews at the end of class?  There are … Continue reading

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Another Birthday


Today I am taking a break from posting a vintage recipe as it is Miss T’s 18th birthday! I’ve got a fun vintage salad recipe coming up but today I bring you Chocolate Swirl-Espresso Cheesecake.  

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Brownie With A Bite


With April being declared the month of sweets I don’t seem to be posting as often as I would like.  The flip side to that thought is, I would have too many sweets covering the kitchen counter or the dining … Continue reading

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Zesty Lime Pie


When warm weather finally rolls around I find myself in the mood for cool and refreshing lemon pie.  It’s one of my favorite pies – maaaaybe my absolute favorite!  In lieu of March being my “green” month I switched the … Continue reading

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