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TCHO “Citrus” Chocolate

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This is my favorite flavor of TCHO Chocolate so far.  I just savored this batch instead of trying to incorporate it into a recipe.  The chocolate has just a hint of a citrusy flavor that leaves you with a bit of a fresh taste in your mouth.  I could eat this forever!

Super Bowl Menu Planning

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Here are some yummy ideas for the Super Bowl this Sunday: Mini Twice-Baked Potatoes Bacon Cracker Appetizers Cheesy Chicken & Artichoke Bites Pickle Wraps Pepperoni Rolls Burger Potato Bites Oreo Truffles Cheesecake Pops Peanut Butter Cookies

Penny May Be a Cartoon… but I’m still Human

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Today I was telling my co-worker what a klutz I am in the kitchen.  Now I have a photo to prove it.

Bacon Cracker Appetizers

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This is PW’s Holiday Bacon Appetizer, which she recalls as a flashback to 1981.  Me?  I was maybe one year old, depending on what part of the year she’s referring, so I don’t remember these nor have I ever had them in the following 27 years.  Which is great, because this recipe was new to […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

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Happy Birthday, Stacey!  Today is my good friend’s 30th birthday.  She and her husband co-lead small group with us on Wednesday’s, so we take turns hosting.  This last Wednesday was our turn to host, so I used it as an opportunity to surprise Stacey with this Chocolate Peanut Butter cake.  I’ve been waiting to make […]

Peanut Butter Frosting

I used two batches of this frosting on the Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake I made Wednesday for a friend’s 30th birthday.  My husband can’t wait for me to use this again on chocolate cupcakes! Peanut Butter Frosting (Ina Garten) 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature […]

Dog Treats

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That’s Annie.  Isn’t she cute?  She belongs to our good friends, Stephanie and Brian.  Looks like she might be enjoying that snack! I made dog treats for my sister’s dog, Zack, to include in her housewarming goody box (along with the granola bars and pumpkin bread).  This recipe made a ton of treats (too many […]

Homemade Granola Bars

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My older sister moved this weekend for a new job.  I wanted to send her and her adorable dog a little something to welcome them into their new home.  Since I had the day off work Monday for MLK, Jr. Day, I used it as my opportunity to spend a lot of time in the […]

Free Food Sample from Quaker

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Hey guys!  There’s nothing like receiving free food!  Here’s a free food sample from Quaker. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Almond True Delights (I just signed up, myself!)

Chocolate Crinkles

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These are one of my sister’s favorite cookies and now I think they are becoming one of mine.  I was craving these all week and finally made them the other day.  I only made one batch and saved the rest of the batter to make 2 1/2 more batches today.  One of the reasons I […]