That’s right, April 3rd is Chocolate Mousse Day. I don’t know when it became official, but I sometimes wonder why it isn’t at least as popular as President’s Day. I mean, I understand that we’re lucky to live in a democracy and we have had at least a few great presidents in the history of this country, but Chocolate Mousse Day has chocolate mousse! I think you see my point. Continue reading
Well it’s time for our special Valentine’s Day homemade candy recipes. Chewy Chocolate Turtles, Toffee, and Spicy Chocolate Hearts! I was really pleased with how these came out and they look so pretty in the heart shaped box that I saved just for this idea. Continue reading
Growing up I was taught not to brag. That lesson must have stuck more than others because to this day it’s hard for me to even accept a compliment. With that in mind, I feel like I’m about to disappoint my mother, because… Continue reading
Recipe development can be a lot of fun, nourishing not only your body but fulfilling that part of you that likes, needs, to be creative. Jan and I are both creative people, and cooking can be a wonderful outlet for that part of ourselves on even the busiest day.
Another bonus to recipe development is that (provided you didn’t screw up too bad) you can eat your mistakes. Such was the case with the chocolate cashew tart I made last week. Continue reading