Triple Mocha Brownies

These brownies are mocha, mocha, mocha! These mocha brownies have chopped chocolate covered espresso beans and are topped with a chocolate espresso glaze. Coffee and chocolate lovers will love these brownies so make a whole bunch and pass them around. … Continue reading

Chocolate Peppermint Bars

Everybody loves a good cookie bar! These chocolate peppermint bars are sure to please any peppermint and chocolate fanatic. The bars are great for cookie exchanges and as homemade holiday gifts, that’s assuming you don’t gobble them up right away. … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Raisins & Peanuts: Delicious Homemade Holiday Gifts

I love to give homemade gifts for holidays because it tells the person that you are giving the gift to that you are thinking of them. Homemade gifts can be personalized, are easy to make and are fun to do. … Continue reading

Coffee Ice Cream & Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

I never thought I would like coffee ice cream because I don’t like the taste of coffee but a few years ago I finally broke down and had a spoonful. There has been no going back. I love coffee ice … Continue reading

Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Statesman, politician, writer and gourmand are just a few words to describe Thomas Jefferson. The dinners created and served at Monticello were a re-imagining of several fantastic delicacies that Jefferson encountered while abroad. It is assumed that Jefferson first encountered … Continue reading

Christmas Cookie Roundup # 1

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and that means the start of Christmas cookie baking. Are you excited because I am! Here is a list of some great Christmas cookies to start of your holiday baking with a bang! Bars Decadent … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Need a little help planning your Thanksgiving dinner? Here are a collection of delicious dishes brought to you by The Great American Feast and other great food blogs. Have a happy, safe and loving Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy! Roast Turkey http://thegreatamericanfeast.wordpress.com/2013/11/27/roast-turkey/Continue reading

Secrets To The Best Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are my favorite food in the world. I could eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Nothing beats a creamy, smooth, melt in our mouth spoonful of mashed potatoes.  I don’t want lumps or under cooked bits of … Continue reading