Five MORE Last Minute Gifts from the Kitchen (Plus White Chocolate Macadamia Cookie-Mix-in-a-Jar)

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Hello, dear readers! The holidays are upon us and I’m still in the thick of holiday preparations, lots of which involve gifts from my kitchen. I’ve made Chocolate Walnut Fudge and White Chocolate Candy Cane Bark, but there are still lots of easy (and delicious!) gifts that can be whipped up by […]

Three-Ingredient Chocolate Marzipan Croissants: 20 Minutes to Weekend Brunch!

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   Today’s recipe is one that is super-easy to pull together: Chocolate Marzipan Croissants. I don’t usually use pre-packaged foods but a few weeks ago croissant dough was on sale, and I was recovering from some health issues and was taking things a bit easier. I bought a package of croissant dough for […]

Extra-Chocolatey Nanaimo Bars: A Recipe to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Why are these Nanaimo bars extra-chocolatey? Because the bottom layer (that scrumptiousness made of cookies, coconut, and nuts) is made with CHOCOLATE graham crackers! And of course, I made my own (although you could buy store-bought) simply because I prefer to have as fresh ingredients as possible.Oh, and I made my chocolate […]

Easy Dutch Chocolate Cupcakes & What To Do When You Run Out of Icing Sugar

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I had a milestone birthday last week (and no, I won’t be telling you my age. I like some mystery in our blogging relationship, dear reader!) and one of my colleagues gave a present. Best present ever, because it was chocolate sprinkles that she picked up in a local Dutch goods […]

Mousse-Filled Chocolate Cupcakes & The Only Buttercream Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I like to find (or develop!) the best recipes for everything that I like to eat. The best pizza dough? Got it. The best apple crumble? Got that too. I even found the always perfect chocolate cake/cupcake recipe, and never stray from it, because it’s just so perfect. And I think […]