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Chunky Chocolate and Walnut Cookies

Chunky Chocolate and Walnut Cookies

I try not to post sweets two days in a row.  I know it’s not like there’s a rule somewhere that I should be following, so it must have happened without my realizing it.  In much the same way that sweets are savored when they’re […]

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Chewies

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Chewies

  I know.  You’ve already been to the Well Fed Network.  You’ve scanned the five contendahs in the Best Food Blog: Humor category and you immediately see me.  And then you think, “Wait.  What the heck is she doing there?” and I’d say, “Exactly.” Because […]

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

It figures that after a rather extended break from blogging for the holidays, I’d surface to confess that for the first time since joining the Daring Bakers 18 challenges ago, I decided not to participate in the bake fest this month.

I’m feeling quite sheepish about it, too, so I’m not going to bore you with my whining  and excuses.  Instead, I’ll send you to this month’s hosts, Hilda of Saffron and Blueberry and Marion of Il en Faut Peu Pour Etre Heureux to take a gander at the French Yule Log I was to have made — but didn’t.  It is quite the beautiful creation!

Instead, I have a simple, but decadent chocolate mousse that we enjoyed after our Christmas dinner with some sweetened cream and raspberries.  This is my favorite chocolate mousse recipe because it’s very straight forward, so quick to make, and very, very chocolatey.

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Chocolate Coconut Slices

Chocolate Coconut Slices

If I think about it, I’m only a day behind on my production for our 12 Days of Cookies Extravaganza, and that’s not too bad.  If I hadn’t gotten into the kitchen early this morning, I’d be two days behind because no sooner had I […]

Mocha Toffee Bars

Mocha Toffee Bars

As I look outside my window, I find it difficult to believe that it is December 1st.  It was nearly 70 degrees outside today, the sky perfectly clear, and as always, the trees leafy and green.  It never ceases to amaze me, but in the […]