Tag Archives: chocolate

Grasshopper Bars

Grasshoppers and Sassafras. Sounds sort of funny taken out of context. But grasshoppers, the sweet chocolate and peppermint bars, are a Christmas tradition in my family. They’ve been a favorite probably because they’re sort of like having a rich Thin Mint brownie. I even took them to a work party and one of my friends [...]
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Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Second to my love of ice cream is my love of cookies. Typically I am a chocolate chip cookie kind of girl but recently I have found a few other cookies that make my mouth water. One of them is this Flourless Chocolate Walnut Cookie. These cookies were introduced to me by Shawn Askinosie, [...]
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Salted Caramel Ice Cream

I love ice cream. It’s not the same love I have for my shoes or even the love I have for sleep. And I don’t mean the teenage infatuated kind of love. No. It’s the guilty, sort of adulterous love. The love that not only tempts, but actually convinces me to stop for a quick [...]
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Mocha Cupcakes with Whipped Espresso Buttercream

Recently, at work we threw a little wedding shower at a local coffee shop for two co-workers who just happened to be getting married on the exact same day. One of them, Stephanie, is rarely seen without a coffee cup in her hand, so I thought I’d go ahead and feed her habit. In addition, [...]
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Pecan Squares

It’s pecan season. There is something about pecans that people just love, especially my family. Pecans are around for each holiday. Even if we request a chocolate pie or a cheesecake, a pecan pie always turns up right along side the other desserts. Growing up, I didn’t care much for pecans so when my [...]
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Icebox Towers

The blog is finally ready to don our food handiwork (thanks to great design and programming work by Mara). My life seems especially busy right now but somehow baking always seems to rein supreme on my list of priorities. Or maybe I feel busy because I am baking to procrastinate the things that I actually should [...]
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