Tag: Chocolate

Chocolate Strawberry Tart – Because Guilt is Always in Season

Chocolate Strawberry Tart – Because Guilt is Always in Season

This Chocolate Strawberry Tart is bittersweet for me. Not the actual flavor, mind you – that is pure sweetness. But the memory of this recipe is bittersweet. I have a very vivid memory of visiting Granny one summer and she was so excited to make […]

Lightning Cake Cake Pops and a Mailman Themed Birthday Party

Lightning Cake Cake Pops and a Mailman Themed Birthday Party

Making cake pops was never on my bucket list. Nor was throwing a mailman themed birthday party, but I can now kick the bucket a little happier knowing I have done and loved both. When Silas asked for a mailman party, I had no idea […]

Crispy Easter Nests – A Whimsical Springtime Treat

Crispy Easter Nests – A Whimsical Springtime Treat

These magical little Crispy Easter Nests make me so excited for an Easter table full of kids. Now that I am a mom, Easter is one of my favorite holidays . And this year, we are having a house full of out of town company […]

Honey Banana Bread – Turn Trash into Treasure for your Honey

Honey Banana Bread – Turn Trash into Treasure for your Honey

There is more than one reason for me to make Honey Banana Bread. It makes me sick to think of all the food I’ve thrown away recently as I try to get my toddler more excited about food: Half of a piece of toast with […]

Chocolate Truffles – A Sweet Yet Sad Association 

Chocolate Truffles – A Sweet Yet Sad Association 

Many people associate chocolate truffles with something sweet and romantic. My association is a bit different. Six years ago I was on a flight from Zurich to Boston and was sitting next to a lovely older woman who passed away mid-flight. I never got her […]

Chocolate Cherry Valentine’s Cake – Too Good to Share with your Valentine

Chocolate Cherry Valentine’s Cake – Too Good to Share with your Valentine

I made this Chocolate Cherry Valentine’s Cake to share with people that I love. My husband had a piece (he doesn’t have a sweet tooth), a friend had a piece (he was only visiting for a few hours), and my toddler had two mini pieces […]

“Depression Cocoa” Will Ironically Make You Smile

“Depression Cocoa” Will Ironically Make You Smile

Depression Cocoa is a recipe I’ve been very excited to make and write about, and with temperatures dropping into the 20’s here in SC, the timing is right. This is the hot cocoa that our family grew up drinking. One whiff of it on my […]


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