Archive for December, 2010

Dec 24 2010

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Published by under Autumn,Breakfast,Dessert,Holiday,Winter

Are you looking to add decadence to your holiday brunch menu? How about a simple, easy-to-prepare dish that most everyone will love? May I suggest bread pudding? It’s sweet, it’s filling, and it can be special. The first time I had a taste was when I went to Restaurant Week a couple of summers ago. […]

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Dec 23 2010

Chocolate Truffles

Published by under Chocolate,Dessert,Holiday,Winter

chocolate truffles

Deep. Dark. Decadent. That pretty much sums up my view of chocolate truffles. I’ve been a chocoholic as far back as I can remember, though my taste in chocolate has certainly matured during that time. Where I once was perfectly happy with a candy bar, now I look for a velvety smoothness that I don’t […]

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Dec 22 2010

Pinwheel Cookies

Published by under Chocolate,Dessert,Holiday,Winter


For many years, Christmas Day was spent at my aunt and uncle’s house, replete with turkey, mashed potatoes & gravy, and loads of Christmas goodies. (For the record, there were other foods served, but I tend to remember the important ones.) Many of the cookies and confections were also served in my own house, with […]

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Dec 22 2010

Peppermint White Chocolate Truffles

Published by under Chocolate,Dessert,Holiday,Winter

peppermint white truffles

By now, you may have caught on that I like the combination of peppermint and chocolate (any kind). This recipe is no exception. The thing is, when it comes to truffles, white chocolate is a little trickier to deal with, because it’s so soft to begin with. I went through a few failed batches of […]

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