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Chocolatey Chocolate Brownies

chocolate brownies

Decadently rich brownies from Alice Medrich with a little warming spice. I know. You’re totally done with dessert. Chocolate is history. Sugar is packed away. You’re actually craving some winter kale sautéed in miso with raisins. But, I’ve got this fantastic little recipe, actually one […]

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Peanut Butter – Chocolate Kiss Cookies

chocolate kiss cookies with peanut butter

Little chocolate drop cookies that sings CHOCOLATE – with peanut butter mixed in for the kid in all of us. First of all, I want to acknowledge I will never be hired for my piping skills. I’ve tried, but I lack the required patience. I […]

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Chocolate Coconut Truffles & Jam: #SundaySupper

decadent chocolate coconut creamy truffles with strawberry jam

Decadent chocolate truffles with super creamy centers of chocolate-coconut-strawberry jam ganache. It’s time for another SundaySupper and it’s all about Valentine’s Day. I went traditional with chocolate, how could I not? And I settled on truffles. It’s been way too long since I’ve made them. […]

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No-Cook (Healthy) Peanut Butter Fudge

No Bake (Healthy) Fudge : the Wimpy Vegetarian

Luscious fudge with coconut oil and peanut butter that sets up in the refrigerator. As I write this, I’m sitting in the departure lounge of the International terminal in San Francisco, bound for a month in the Italian sun.  You might be thinking, “Wow, she’s […]

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Gluten-Free Salted Peanut Butter Cookies

Salted Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Nuggets (Gluten-Free) - slider

Chewy, melt-in-your-mouth GF cookie with a little salt crunch with the first bite. Chocolate chips optional. There’s been a mini-explosion of gluten-free peanut butter cookies on the internet lately, or maybe I just started noticing them after Robin, Myles’ step-daughter, made them for all of […]

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Mexican Chocolate Sorbet

cinnamon cardamom chocolate sorbet

Deep, rich chocolate sorbet warmed by cinnamon and cardamom – like a frozen Mexican hot chocolate. For a long time, for me, sorbets conjured up images of formal, multi-course dinners served by uniformed staff. Tiny, fine china bowls of frozen citrusy goodness presented between courses […]

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Oatmeal-Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Fabulous oatmeal and peanut butter cookies loaded with chocolate chips from my step-daughter, Robin. Cookie Love Bloghop If November is the month for thinking about baking pumpkin pie, then December is all about making cookies. So, I was really excited when I was invited to co-host […]

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DIY

Basil, Chive, and Mustard Butters

Easy compound butters using fresh herbs from the garden to make dishes a little more special. Compound butters are a great little condiment to keep in the freezer, all wrapped in wax paper and tucked into ziplock baggies. They’ll keep that way for a long […]

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Green Mint Chutney…Tossed in Rice With Tomatoes & Nectarines

green mint chutney rice

Spicy, green mint chutney is a popular staple on the Indian table, particularly in summer. If you follow this blog, you know I love condiments I can have on hand to make great meals in minutes. This powerful little condiment, Classic Mint Chutney from Spices […]

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Garlic Oil

how make garlic oil for your pantry, The Wimpy Vegetarian

Olive oil infused with garlic plus cooking tips. Flavored olive oils are fun and so easy to make. But there’s good reason to take precautions. There is risk of botulism in making some types, and this seems to be particularly true of garlic oil as […]

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Roasted Tomato Hummus : #SundaySupper

Roasted Tomato Hummus 600 The Wimpy Vegetarian

Easy hummus recipe with a swirl of balsamic roasted tomatoes. If you follow this blog, you know I’m a list person. Have you ever had something on your to-do list you keep postponing? Not something like ‘clean the bathroom grout’ – that’s in an entirely different […]

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