Tag Archives: chocolate

chocolate covered caramelized matzoh

It wasn’t until I arrived at the end of this recipe and was just finishing sprinkling the toasted almonds over top that I noticed a little note at the bottom of the page on what ingredients to leave out if … Continue reading

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the one and only éclair

After the recent mini meringue burgers aka macarons, it seems we have a theme going here with this week’s mini vanilla creme corn dogs. I never thought I would compare delicate French pastries to American fast food favorites, but the … Continue reading

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the mighty macaron

Thanks to chef de cuisine  Timothy Vollmer for being so adventurous with baking and for allowing me into your cozy kitchen as your sous chef for this expedition and to ogle your impressive selection of cookbooks. First, just to get … Continue reading

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peanut butter pretzel brownie thumbprint cookies

Everyone has their weaknesses. Challenges, faults, defects, regrets, secrets. We’ve all got at least a handful or more at any given time. Anyone who doesn’t probably can’t (and shouldn’t) be trusted. So operating under the hope that we can all … Continue reading

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peanut butter cups

This post is dedicated to a chocolate-loving sous chef (and taste tester) who is fun to cook with and easy to love. Whether you make Valentine’s plans months in advance or prefer to dedicate February 14th to singles’ appreciation or … Continue reading

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CAKE?

Today we have quite a special treat (pun intended): A guest post by the very talented and very lovely Ali Lambert, a lover of cake and plans and all things birthday… “I like cake.  A lot.  Probably more than I … Continue reading

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baking in Africa: banana chocolate chunk cookies

For anyone who has traveled outside the U.S. you know that chocolate chip cookies are relatively hard to come by. I find this odd considering how positively delightful a treat these cookies are. Especially when they are freshly baked and … Continue reading

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