My family and I recently had the pleasure to visit Paris. I could not travel to the city of lights, aka, the city of magical-sugary-concoctions, without a trip to Angelina's. I've been daydreaming about their infamous rich, thick hot chocolate and decadent sweet pastries forever. We arrived at Angelina's late in the afternoon. It would… Continue reading A Sweet Taste of Paris
October 20th: Visit a fall festival, eat something on a stick Chocolate covered cheesecake, frozen bananas, cotton candy, ice cream bars, marshmallows, apples...it's all good. What's your favorite food on a stick?
October 19th: Chocolate & Cheese Tasting It might seem like an odd combo, but chocolate and cheese go really well together. Add some wine to the mix, for a culinary adventure for your palate. Checkout this previous post for pairing suggestions.
October 12th: Add new flavors to the traditional S'mores There's nothing wrong with the classic s'mores. Nothing. Today, we're just expanding the options. Try these new flavor combinations: Peanut Butter Cookie Dough: Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cookie Dough Marshmallows, Reese's Cups Triple Chocolate: Chocolate Crackers, Chocolate Marshmallows, Dark Chocolate Bourbon Caramel: Oatmeal Cookies, Chocolate Caramels, Toasted… Continue reading 31 Days of Chocolate: Oct.12th- New Improved S’mores
October 11th: Cure what ales you, Sample some chocolate beer I admit, I'm not a huge beer fan. But, every once and a while, I have a taste for it. Which means my older brothers are in town, playing poker and drinking craft beers. Okay, they drink beer, and I sip some samples. Especially, when… Continue reading 31 Days of Chocolate: Oct.11- Chill out!
October 10th: Chocolate Mmmummies These little guys are warm, toasty, and oozing with chocolate. Ingredients: Miniature Hershey Bars Refrigerator Croissant Rolls Mini M&M's Directions: 1. Stretch a croissant around a candy bar. Be sure to cover the bar well so the chocolate doesn't escape. Just leave a small opening for the eyes. 2. Add the… Continue reading 31 Days of Chocolate: Oct. 10th- Mmmummies
October 5th: Take a hike, make a chocolate trail mix I confess, I don't exercise like I should. But, if there's one thing that will get me eager to strap on some athletic shoes and head outdoors, it's fall. The cool, crisp air, the gorgeous Autumn landscape... the luring scent of chocolate chip cookies baking… Continue reading 31 Days of Chocolate: Oct. 5th- Take a Hike, Raisins
You want the best cake. The moistest cake. The healthiest cake. I get that. I really do. Bring out the chocolate flavor with a dash of espresso powder? Sure. I can handle that. How about adding a dollop of sour cream? Maybe. Make it moister with mayonnaise? That's where things cross the line for me.… Continue reading You put WHAT in my chocolate cake?
Today is National Doughnut Day and I'm embracing it. Doughnuts are one of those feel-good comfort foods, (when you're not focused on the calorie and fat content). So, give me a reason to eat doughnuts, and I'm going for it. Although, I have many favorites, I hold a special place for Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Growing… Continue reading Rank Your Favorite Doughnuts for National Doughnut Day