Haute Chocolate: 3 Hot Chocolate Upgrade Recipes

hot chocolate upgrade recipes

You deserve an upgrade. Our haute chocolate recipes give you 3 hot chocolate upgrades to take your hot cocoa from bland to bling. Is making hot chocolate from scratch really better?… YES! Forget the instant powder. With just a few extra minutes you can have a rich and thick chocolatey experience that simply does not […]

Spiced Rum Chocolate Chunk Cookies

spiced rum chocolate chunk cookies

Think chocolate chip cookies meets rum soaked fruit cake. These spiced rum chocolate chunk cookies are a taste of the holidays in every bite. They are chewy, crispy, chocolatey goodness… and the rum flavor is an added bonus. While they are delicious ‘as is’, if you are a nut lover you might consider adding some […]

Classic Black and White Cookies

best black and white cookie recipe

Look to the cookie! It’s impossible to think of these classic New York cookies without thinking of the Seinfeld episode where he and Elaine are at a bakery in Manhattan. Jerry uses the cookie to express how easy it is for all of us to live side by side, despite our differences. I’m not sure […]

Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

healthy chocolate blueberry smoothie recipe

Cool off with a decadent but healthy snack. This Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie recipe is just the ticket with the texture of a chocolate shake and a little extra tang from the berries and yogurt. That combination makes it something special without the guilt. This smoothie is one of many to come in our Healthy Breakfast […]

Bread Pudding with Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel

bread pudding with dark chocolate salted caramel chocolate recipe

I am pleased to present my latest video. This one is special. This one is personal.Often times I am asked to let my creativity run wild and make a video for someone… and then the ‘suggestions’ start rolling in… and the product placement… and the logo placement. Don’t get me wrong, I love those. They keep […]

Cookie Week 2015: Peanut Butter Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

chocolate peanut butter sandwich cookie recipe

All good things must come to an end. We have reached the finale of #CookieWeek 2015, but I saved the best for last. This cookie is a crowd-pleaser. Not only will the crowd LOVE it, but the recipe also makes more than enough to share with loads of people. The familiar and well-loved combination of […]

Cookie Week 2015: Chocolate Striped Coconut Cookies

chocolate striped coconut cookie recipe

Sometimes you feel like a nut.Cookie Week continues with this delicious little nugget. These chocolate striped coconut cookies are just the right amount of everything. Because they are made with unsweetened coconut powder and not the super sweet flaked stuff, they are perfectly sweet without being too much. The chocolate and almond make it reminiscent […]

Treat of the Week: Cinnamon Raisin Chocolate Brioche

cinnamon raisin chocolate brioche recipe

It seems like a breakfast item, and it well could be, but this week’s treat of the week could be enjoyed at any time of the day. I do like a good cinnamon roll, but this is so much more. The brioche dough makes a roll that is completely different from a traditional cinnamon roll. […]

Treat of the Week: Chocolate Cherry Trifle

chocolate cherry trifle recipe

You may not know this, but typically my articles are planned months in advance… and sometimes they are even produced and shot long before they appear here or elsewhere on the web. That is not the case with today’s offering. I made it, shot it, and ate it last night. I had originally planned to […]

Treat of the Week: Grasshopper Pie Dessert Cups

Happy Pie (pi or 3.14) Day! I hope your day is filled with all sorts of pie, sweet and savory. Start the day with a quiche florentine, maybe have a pulled pork empanada for lunch, pot pie for dinner, and finish it all off with a mile-high lemon meringue. That’s just my recommendation. Tweak it […]

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