Tag Archives: Chocolate

Bundt Kick: Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake

What can I say? I’m on a bundt kick. With Thanksgiving around the corner I’m also in my favorite hibernation mode: cookbooks open all around me, notepad in hand, and post-its everywhere. It’s also the most amazingly cool and crisp … Continue reading

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Chocolate Nut Crinkle Cookies

You know those cookies they have at Central Market? They’ve always been naturally gluten free and they’ve been a great treat when folks want to pick up dessert for me without any hassle and without rummaging through the gluten free … Continue reading

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Este Sorbet de Chocolate es Muy Rico

I love sorbet. I always have. I miss ice cream every so often, but sorbet easily fills this void. Dairy-free ice creams tend to often disappoint, but the naturally dairy-free wonder that is sorbet, never fails to satisfy the need … Continue reading

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Rich Chocolate Cake with Mocha Buttercream Frosting

When I was a child I did a lot of baking. Gluten-full baking. As I’ve mentioned, my mother is in the culinary world: there was no shortage of experimenting, new foods, tasting, chopping, and the like in my house. I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Passion Fruit Mousse

Still off the sugar-wagon but I wanted to bring desserts to the 4th of July barbeque. I started with an idea and a few ingredients and had no idea if this would turn out or just be soup. I followed … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mousse Pie with Caramelized Bananas and Salted Peanuts (and Graham Cracker Crust)

This was my back up pie for Pie Night: the one without much experimenting, no oven space required, and who doesn’t love peanut, banana, chocolate combo really? Turned out it was all I could have hoped for: rich but not … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter, Roasted Banana, Chocolate Layer Pie

For the December birthdays at the office I decided to make something that everyone could eat and hopefully enjoy. There are four office birthdays and 2 of us are the ones with all the dietary restrictions. It took me awhile … Continue reading

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Deep Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

I knew the texture I wanted for this tart. I knew how chocolately I wanted it to be. I knew that I wanted toasted hazelnuts rather than a ground hazelnut torte. I could NOT find a recipe that was remotely … Continue reading

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Next in the Flourless Chocolate Torte Search (or Ode to Eating in Florence)

When I was 21, I spent a semester in Florence, Italy. I ate my way through the country. Literally. Then I spent 2 more months eating my way through the rest of Europe. You think I’m joking. My 5″2 frame … Continue reading

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Nice Day for a Brunch

Actually, this day had a high of 108. Not exactly pleasant. But what do we do on a day where it’s too hot to do anything outside? Stay inside and eat with friends. I made a little brunch with a … Continue reading

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