Chocolate

Memorial Day Recipes

by Sara on May 26, 2011

adorned with berries

After considering a dozen various dessert recipes for my parents’ Memorial Day weekend cookout, it was my three year old niece who inadvertently made the decision for me. When I made my red velvet birthday cake, I sent leftovers throughout the family, so everyone could have some. I’ve never seen K turn down cake before, [...]

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Salted Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

by Sara on March 7, 2011

Salted Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

This recipe has been a thorn in my side. About this time last year, my mom was watching a morning talk show that featured Paula Deen as a guest. Paula mentioned that she had partnered with Philly Cream Cheese for this contest they called “The Real Women of Philadelphia.” They challenged women to develop recipes [...]

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Fudgy Brownies

by Sara on February 26, 2011

brownie close-up

Folks, I’ve found my go-to brownie recipe. When I posted about making The Baked Brownie, it immediately became one of my most popular posts. Clearly, many of us are brownie lovers, and many of us wanted to know why America’s Test Kitchen named that particular brownie the best in the U.S. For me, this recipe [...]

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Homemade Oreos and the Super Bowl

by Sara on February 7, 2011

oreo close-up

For a few weeks now, I’ve had a craving for Oreos. I thought about buying some, but I remembered seeing a recipe for the homemade version, and with the Super Bowl coming up, I thought, why not make them for the game? I could make them a day ahead, leaving gameday for things that had [...]

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