Covered in Chocolate

Raspberry Chocolate Truffles with Pink Lime Salt Love is mostly sweet but a little salty too. Well happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I know I already wrote a Valentine’s cookies post but I just didn’t feel right about not having a chocolate one as well! 😉 I mean seriously I would be very disappointed if I… Continue reading Covered in Chocolate

Hot Coco Marshmallows

Handmade Marshmallows for Christmas   Dr. Suess is really one of my favorite authors.That may seem strange coming from an adult but the great Theodor Seuss Geisel really has some of the most profound things to say about life and happiness. My grandpa had a giant collection of Dr. Seuss children’s books. They were piled… Continue reading Hot Coco Marshmallows

Spicy Winter Sweets

Chocolate Spice Doughnuts Hello everyone! I hope you all had a magnificent Thanksgiving with all the turkey, sides and pies you could dream of 😉 For us Americans there is only one thing we may look forward to more than our Thanksgiving feast and that’s Black Friday! Take it from someone that spent 7 years… Continue reading Spicy Winter Sweets

Nutty Chunky Chocolate Cookies

Nutty Chunky Chocolate Cookies It’s that time of year again it’s cookie season! Like most of you I’m sure, I have made my fair share of cookies. Like these lovely Iced Lemon and Almond Crunch Cookies I posted a little while ago. But it looks like my baking itch still has not been satisfied so I… Continue reading Nutty Chunky Chocolate Cookies

Welcome Home Boys

Black Forest Cake My sister gave birth to her twin boys on the 28th of July 2014. They were over a month early and had to be delivered by emergency C-section. The two boys named Ian and Nicholas were small but relatively healthy weighing in at 4lb for Nicholas and 5.5lb for Ian.They spent the… Continue reading Welcome Home Boys

No Ordinary Birthday Cake

Chocolate Tart with Mandarin Oranges and Toasted Almonds My Mother’s birthday was last week and my sister and I had decided to make her a fabulous dinner of grilled shrimp and our grandmother’s famous strawberry salad. But instead of the usual cake and candles I wanted to do something extra special that would incorporate some… Continue reading No Ordinary Birthday Cake