Chocolate

Chocolate Chess Pie (with a Chocolate Almond Crust!)

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This post is brought to you by Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs. I must be missing Memphis, because lately I’ve been craving all of the Southern foods I fell in love with when we lived there—collared greens, pulled pork, banana pudding . . . you name it, and I’ve been craving it.  Thankfully I’ll be making […]

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Giant Double Chocolate-Orange Marshmallows + A Giveaway!

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Giant Double Chocolate-Orange Marshmallows . . . the words alone are enough to make me swoon, but the actual finished marshmallows put me into a happy chocolate trance.  These marshmallows came from the genius baking mind of Abby Dodge, one of my favorite cookbook authors, and one of my favorite people in general.  Abby is […]

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Chunky Monkey Scones for Mommy

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As a stay-at-home mom, I’m usually the one baking cakes, cookies, etc. for special occasions, and it’s not unheard of that a mom bakes her own birthday cake.  That’s just the way it is sometimes, and personally, I’m okay with that!  If baking my own chocolate cake means that it will turn out exactly how […]

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The Naptime Chef’s Chocolate Egg Cream + A Giveaway!

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An egg cream is a drink that consists of neither egg, nor cream, but milk, chocolate syrup, and soda water.  The drink is most often associated with Brooklyn, NY, because of Louis Aster, a candy shop owner in Brooklyn who is alleged to have invented this creamy sweet bubbly drink in  the late 1800s.  National […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Sable Cookies, aka Ninjabread Cookies

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Chocolate Peppermint Sable Cookies (aka, Ninjabread Cookies) Recipe Notes: This cookie dough is also good for rolling out and cutting into shapes with cookie cutters. After making the dough, chill the dough for about 30 minutes in the refrigerator, then roll out into thin sheets with a rolling pin between two pieces of parchment paper […]

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Chocolate Toffee Meringue Cookies

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Happy December!! This is my favorite time of year.  I love the sights, sounds, smells, and traditions that are wrapped up into December and early January.  Here on LFM you’re going to be getting a dose of that, plus some ways to survive this season of rich foods, with recipes that will help you “lighten […]

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Sassy Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

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Is it just me, or did November just smack us upside the head?  I’ve been sitting here scratching my head this morning trying to figure out how Thanksgiving is already next week.  Wait, wasn’t it just September yesterday?  While I try to catch up with my calendar, how about some chocolate?  Chocolate makes everything better.  […]

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Wolfing Down Pumpkin Spice Cakelettes with Chocolate Glaze (+ A Lulu Wraps Giveaway!)

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Spicy Pumpkin Cakelettes with Chocolate Glaze Makes 24 cakelettes For the Cakelettes: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups granulated sugar, plus more for sprinkling in cups 4 large eggs 6 ounces (12 tablespoons or 1 1/2 […]

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Dessert Bites from Averie of Love Veggies and Yoga

I’m currently in Tokyo, playing hard and trying to survive the heat and humidity.  Despite the weather, I’m loving every second I have to spend here.  Thankfully, sweet Averie of Love Veggies and Yoga is picking up the slack for me today with a fabulous post!  She’s sharing some of her mouth watering dessert bites.  […]

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500 Chocolate Shoes . . . Imelda Marcos has nothing on me!

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I was in the middle of trying to write this post for today and experiencing a bit of writer’s block, when my friend on Twitter, @lemonsandlavndr said “You’re the Imelda Marcos of chocolate shoes!”  I had to laugh.  So what do I have in common with Imelda Marcos, the former Philippine First Lady and the […]

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