Tag: Chocolate

3-BEAN SLOW COOKER CHILI

And here we are, Wednesday, the first Wednesday of November 2013 in fact. The fall-colored yellow, red and oranges leaves of our trees frame our windows with a canopy of brightness; they cling to gnarled branches before floating to the ground in wispy groupings before turning a caramel-colored brown and […]

GLUTEN-FREE TRIPLE-THREAT CHOCOLATE SQUARES

Januarys can be rather dull; while September ushers in bushels of apples, cider and doughnuts, October pays homage to the pumpkin. November we plan menus around family and turkeys (albeit there are times when one cannot make a distinction between the two) and December conversations center around words like: ho-ho-ho, […]

GLUTEN-FREE SOUR CREAM CHOCOLATE BUNDT CAKE

For more years than I care to admit, I’ve carried yellowing, smudged, brittle and torn recipe pages up and down the West coast, then to the Midwest – always tucked inside a bulging 3-ring recipe binder that is home to hundreds of other recipes I’ve collected over the years. Like […]

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÈS WITH NOUGAT WHIP

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I’m betting some sort of chocolate dessert tops the list of those most requested; chocolate candy, brownies, red velvet anything . . . chocolate seems to reign supreme on this single holiday.  We thought you might enjoy a sexy little video to go with […]

SALTED-CARAMEL SIX-LAYER CHOCOLATE CAKE

Human by Jon McLaughlin on Grooveshark Musical pairing – Human by Jon McLaughlin When I asked The Professor for his advice on which angle to write this post . . . his reply was, ‘What about how much of a struggle the recipe was?’ To which I said, ‘Oh, you […]

BLOOMINGTON BITES: CLASSIC CHOCOLATE CAKE

Musical pairing – Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves by Aretha Franklin (with The Eurythmics) ‘An Adventure to the Classics‘ – As kids, my sister and I fell into two camps. I was the adventurous eater, my sister the picky one. I would pile on the spicy Indian sauces whereas […]

THE GREATEST BLOG NEVER SOLD & STRAWBERRY TRUFFLES

Musical pairing – The Sellout by Macy Gray Have you heard about this new movie coming out, ‘The Greatest Movie Ever Sold‘?  We came across it on Twitter, because POM Wonderful is a major sponsor and we follow their tweets. This satirical documentary about branding and advertising was ironically funded […]

A NOT-SO-TEXAS COOKIE SHEET CAKE

Musical pairing – If I Knew You Were Comin’ I’d Have Baked A Cake by Eileen Barton This post is a labor of love, and by that I mean that I count myself very fortunate to have married into one of the best families ever – and that includes my […]