Tag Archives: chocolate

Chocolate Mint Pixies

There are only two things that I find necessary to bake (and/or consume) each holiday season: 1. Mexican wedding cake cookies and 2. some sort of combination of chocolate and peppermint. This year, I took one of my mom’s classic recipes for chocolate pixies and added a little peppermint in order to get my fix. [...]
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German Chocolate Cake

Lately I’ve been pretty excited for plums, peaches and nectarines. I wasn’t quite expecting to be baking a decadent chocolate cake in the middle of August, but life and family like to change plans. Anyway, I’m glad they do because I finally get to share here one of my all time favorite desserts. German chocolate cake [...]
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Strawberry Chocolate Galette & a Giveaway

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I have a weakness for frozen custard. Although, this post is not one about making frozen custard (someday, I hope!). There’s a certain place in town called Andy’s that has a custard blended with chopped chocolate and strawberries that is one of my favorites. I quite [...]
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Mascarpone Swirled Brownies

The first year we were married, Food & Wine magazine mysteriously showed up at our house without us signing up or paying for a subscription. Maybe it was an anonymous wedding gift or a newlywed promotion, I’m not sure. It’s funny to think we got a food centric magazine back then, because at the time [...]
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Chocolate Opera Cake

As you may know, I work at a chocolate factory. That means I get to taste a lot of things made of chocolate. Some things are pretty delicious other things are amazing and a couple of things are beyond words….one of those things is this chocolate cake. Not too long ago we received an email at [...]
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Mint Infused Strawberry Ice Cream

Not too long ago I confessed of my obsession with ice cream. Since that confession has brought you and I closer together, I feel comfortable telling you (and confident that you won’t judge) that I made and ate ice cream last week when it felt like our entire country had been picked up and dropped [...]
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