Tag Archives: chocolate

Sunday Suppers: Steakhouse Favorites

Have you been to your favorite steakhouse lately? Bet your wallet is still smarting! Here’s a way to splurge, and we do mean splurge, at home. Hearts of Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks with Onion Rings Mashed … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Valentine’s Day to Remember

This meal should make him and her very happy. The appetizer and main course are on the heavier side, but the dessert is lighter. Don’t forget the bubbly. Smoked Salmon Roulade Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks Twice-Cooked Potatoes Balsamic Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Chocolate Champagne … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Peanut Butter Balls

These babies have just four ingredients. They come together quickly and are crowd pleasers. Who doesn’t like peanut butter and chocolate? (If you’re allergic to either just don’t answer that!) Of course, we know with the word balls in the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without adding a few biscotti to the cookie jar, or at least really meaning to. Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Peppermint Brownies with Dark Chocolate Ganache

These triple-decker babies are rich, perfect for a party or a big crowd or perhaps just to get a serious chocolate fix. Peppermint Brownies with Dark Chocolate Ganache For Peppermint Cream Cheese Layer 8 ounces cream cheese (softened at room … Continue reading

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Chocolate is Your Friend

Take two thick slices of ciabatta, slather with goat cheese, top with chopped dark chocolate (an ounce of each per slice) pop in the oven at 350 until they get all gooey, about 10 minutes and viola. If you’d like, … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Strawberry Combos

The bubbly is optional, dental floss is not. Chocolate-Filled Strawberries 20 medium strawberries 4 ounces dark chocolate 2 tbsp finely chopped almonds 1.5 tbsp butter 1 tbsp Amaretto Wash and hull strawberries. Scoop out about a teaspoon of the top, … Continue reading

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