Category Archives: chocolate

A Real Christmas Gift!

For 4 years now I have made homemade truffles and given them out at Christmas gifts to family and friends. I think the first year I made one batch…this past Christmas I made approximately 175 truffles. Many people have asked … Continue reading

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My 2nd Annual Cookie Swap!

This year we had our second annual Cookie Swap and we received some quite impressive cookies. My only complaint was we didn’t make enough! The recipes below are some appetizers and drinks I made for the cookie swap. Each year … Continue reading

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Another Perfect Dessert for the Holidays!

Ben also made a dessert for Thanksgiving…Chocolate Drizzled Bourbon Pecan Tart! This was delish…I guess he was trying to compete with my cheesecake! I think he won when we left with half the cheesecake and only 2 slices were left … Continue reading

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This is salad….???

Who knew salad could be so fabulous. This super sweet, seasonal salad is a delicous and simple dessert that tastes exactly like caramel apples. I’ve made this 3 times and everyone has asked for the recipe. Caramel Apple Salad 6 … Continue reading

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Dessert Pizza!

Ben’s pizza night at the beach wasn’t complete without a dessert pizza. This pizza is made with regular unseasoned pizza dough, a chocolate hazelnut spread base, and a combination of chocolate chips and nuts. Ben used M&Ms and substituted walnuts … Continue reading

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A Meal Fit for A King…and Queen!

This past weekend we bought a new grill… and what better way to break it in than with the ultimate steak…filet mignon. Ben did a supberb job with the steaks. He wrapped them in peppercorn crusted bacon, seasoned them with … Continue reading

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Christmas in May…

Since I’ve just started this blog I don’t have too many pictures of food. I’ve made things a thousand times without ever taking a picture…why didn’t I think of that before? Anyways…even though we’re a good six months to next … Continue reading

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