Who doesn’t love a Christmas Lasagna! Pop it into a multi-course lineup that includes a savory cheesecake, Opah, salad, butterflake rolls, and chocolate stout cake and you’ve got an epic celebration.
This is a collection of recipes for peanut butter and cocoa drop cookies – from the classic to the exotic – that require no baking. They’re chocolaty and satisfying … especially the forbidden ones! If you prefer to eat away your emotional frustrations, these are a godsend.
Homemade cherry cheese cake: buttery layers filled with preserves and frosted with cream cheese. Get the recipe.
Strawberry Pineapple Crisp is unusual. And it has lime. It’s good.
Recipe review: homemade wild blackberry scones, made with sour cream and butter, from America’s Test Kitchen. You wouldn’t believe what I had to go through to bring you this post. Blackberry canes have thorns, man.
This molten chocolate cake is the final post in our three-part chocolate cake binge. It’s intensely chocolaty: melted chocolate compounded with a ton of cocoa. It’s best freshly baked, but you can easily re-moltenize the lava, as it reheats well in the microwave.
Chocolate Birthday Baileys Surprise Cake, is a Dutch-process, hot water chocolate, four-layer cake with an espresso-laced Baileys filling and a triple cream (sour, cheese, whipping) frosting. Buttermilk makes it rich, oil (rather than butter) makes it moist, and dark, dark cocoa gives it its profound flavor.
Good things come in threes: this is the first of a trio of chocolate cakes that we’ll present over the next few weeks. Chocolate Stout Cake is a hot water cocoa cake in which the oil and water are replaced by sour cream and beer. Topped off with a cream cheese frosting, it’s quite an impressive cake.
This cool, blue, sweet, and spicy tropical dinner for four is fun and special without being fussy: Kahuna Salad, Spicy Coconut Beef and Vegetables, Blue Hawaiian cocktails, and Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. See the post for the menu and links to the recipes.