Raspberry, Brie, and Chocolate Puff Pastries

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So what’d you have for breakfast? Probably something sensible, right? Oatmeal with flax seeds? Whole grain toast? Scrambled eggs? Or are you one of those egg whites only people? (No offense, but what is that about? I mean, have you tasted yolks? They’re delicious! Give them a try and tell me your egg experience doesn’t…

Chocolate Rose Cupcakes

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Have I ever told you you’re my favorite? Because you are. Yes, you. (All those other people reading this think I’m pointing at them, but it’s definitely you.) In this season where we celebrate love and friendship, I’d be remiss if I didn’t take a second to thank you for reading, and…

Sky-High Pink and Red Velvet Cake

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By this point, I like to think that we’re friends. I mean, this beautiful friendship bracelet that I’m making for you certainly indicates that. And, because we’re friends, you know me. You know that I like hot chocolate and bread pudding and deep-frying ridiculous things. You know that I shun cake mixes whenever possible, but…

Truffle-Topped Heart Cake

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  Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love. Some people may think it’s about the love for a significant other, or family, or best friends, or even pets. Those people are dead wrong. To me, Valentine’s Day is about celebrating the most important love of all: chocolate. What better way to show chocolate that you truly…

Nutella Pound Cake Petit Fours – And A Chocolate Giveaway!

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[Pssst, if you’d like to win some chocolate and some fun Valentine’s Day decorations, be sure to scroll down for giveaway details!] Well, much to my chagrin, this recipe is fashionably late for World Nutella Day. I’m trying, folks, but lately I’ve been frantically pedaling my feet in the air, Wile E. Coyote style, and…

Raspberry White Hot Chocolate

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So long, January, and don’t let the door hit you on the way out! I’m thrilled to bid farewell to this dreary month with a pretty pink drink. Raspberry White Hot Chocolate marks the end of Hot Chocolate Week—where “week” is loosely defined as “that period of time that shall not conform to a calendar…

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

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So if last week’s Lavender Hot Chocolate was all about treating yo’self –well actually, myself—then this Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate is all about treating the entire freakin’ world. Because I’m pretty sure that what the world needs isn’t love, sweet love, but chocolate, sweet chocolate. And if that chocolate is mixed with a based of…

Lavender Hot Chocolate

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One of the best things about being an adult is getting to make and eat whatever the heck you want. When I was younger, I imagined that once I got to actually choose what I could eat, I would have a lot of doughnut breakfasts, cookie lunches, and pizza dinners. It only took about two…

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