Chocolate

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Sara on August 5, 2011

afternoon tea & cookies

For several weeks, I had an intense cookie craving. Not just any cookie, but a chewy cookie bursting with chocolate and a hint of caramel flavor. I figured the easiest way to get that combination would be to modify a current recipe. So I looked to my go-to recipe for chocolate chip cookies, and thought [...]

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Chocolate Croissants

by Sara on July 27, 2011

croissant

There’s something very satisfying and rewarding about making your own croissants. It’s about knowing you put your own elbow grease into rolling out that cold, butter-filled dough, over and over. That the soreness you feel in your arms and upper back is a direct result of the chocolate-filled pastry you have baking in the oven. [...]

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Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

by Sara on June 26, 2011

chocolate shortcake with strawberries

As a kid, I didn’t like strawberry shortcake. Oh, I loved strawberries. But the shortcake, not so much. You see, I’d only tried strawberry shortcake at my grandma’s house. She would always make her “baking powder biscuits,” which tasted like, well, baking powder. My grandma can make a mean pie, great cookies, and amazing pan-fried [...]

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White Chocolate Cherry Scones

by Sara on June 8, 2011

breakfast of champions

I have to confess, I’ve inadvertently been holding out on you. I first made these scones a couple of months ago, then made them again a few weeks later, and finally started thinking about them yet again. And I realized, oops, I never posted these. So, because I’m on the verge of celebrating the end [...]

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