Hot Chocolate Biscotti

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Welcome to Day #2 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and ending Saturday, December 14th. For day #2 of Christmas Week, I'm sharing Hot Chocolate Biscotti -- my version of the Italian cookie … [Read more...]

Baked Kahlúa Donuts

Baked Kahlua Donuts

Having guests for the holidays? Make breakfast or after-dinner coffee even more memorable with these Baked Kahlúa Donuts. … [Read more...]

Kahlúa Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Kahlua Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

This Kahlúa Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate recipe takes your usual hot chocolate and turns it into a cocktail to enjoy during your holiday celebrations. … [Read more...]

Cannoli Cups

Cannoli Cups

Cannoli Cups are an elegant, but easy, dessert from the American Diabetes Association cookbook, The Stress Free Diabetes Kitchen by Barbara Seelig-Brown. … [Read more...]

Grilled Banana Dessert Bar

Grilled Banana Dessert Bar

Putting together a Grilled Banana Dessert Bar is simple and sure to be a hit with family and friends at your next summer BBQ! I'll show you how to make grilled bananas, plus give you plenty of topping ideas. … [Read more...]

Snickers Cheesecake Pops

Snickers Cheesecake Pops

I don't know much about football. In the earlier years of our marriage, my husband and his family used to watch lots of NFL. I hung around and watched some of it with them, but never really caught on to how the game is played. Of course, this was all before the Rams and Raiders left Los Angeles in 1994. When they left, my husband decided he didn't have a NFL team to cheer for anymore. Sure, he will watch whatever team happens to be playing, but it's without any real loyalty to any one team. … [Read more...]

Easy Desserts: Frozen Chocolate Bananas #SundaySupper

Easy Desserts: Frozen Chocolate Bananas

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone! For #SundaySupper this week, we are celebrating Labor Day Cookouts! I knew I wanted to share something sweet, so I immediately started thinking of easy desserts. Well, you can't get much easier than this:  frozen chocolate bananas. Our family is fairly new to frozen bananas -- I made them for the first time a few months ago and now it's a big time favorite in our house. To start, … [Read more...]

Chocolate & Spice Bakery – Las Vegas


Recently I visited the Chocolate & Spice Bakery in Las Vegas, Nevada -- an amazing bakery on the west side of town, created by one of Las Vegas' top pastry chefs, Megan Romano. You can read my post over at Sugar Loco:  Chocolate & Spice Bakery (Las Vegas) … [Read more...]

Rocky Road Cereal Treats


My second favorite flavor of ice cream is rocky road. I don't like marshmallow creme in it though - it has to be real pieces of marshmallows. I call this candy Rocky Road Cereal Treats because it has those same rocky road ice cream ingredients: chocolate, marshmallows, and nuts. It also includes cereal in it, which in my case, I used Cheerios®. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Hazelnut Coconut Bars


Can you imagine winning $1 million dollars for a recipe? As a home cook -- that likes to think-outside-the-box with ingredients -- I've often considered entering recipe contests. But...never have. One million dollars? You would think that would be the right motivation to give it a try! Last week, the $1 million grand prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off was announced. The winning recipe was a Pumpkin Ravioli with Salted Caramel and Whipped Cream. It sounds and looks delicious -- I've … [Read more...]