Dark Chocolate Brownies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Dark chocolate is good for you. Fact.   I used to do public relations for a chocolate company so my job included finding articles weekly that touted the health benefits of eating chocolate. And there are lots of studies! Chocolate comes from cacao beans from cacao trees and is full of natural plant nutrients....more

So much for the date

With it being a Tuesday night and no kids I was thinking it would be so nice to have a half night out and a half night in. So Sonny and I loaded up to head to Cleveland for some delicious Golden Wu and then to Walmart so we could pick up some movies and chocolate. We stopped at my friends house so she could burn me some music since I lost ALL of mine from when my laptop was stolen back in November. ...more

Gluten Free Bunny Tail Cupcakes

 Oh remember the days when you could go to the store and see displays of "Hostess" Bunny Tails at the check out just begging to be bought?  I do, I could never resist buying myself a yummy package....more

My Funny Clementine: Spicy Cognac Chocolate Fondue w/ Clementines

   Why is fondue a Valentine’s Day tradition? According to tradition, if you drop your bread or fruit into the fondue you must kiss the person opposite you. Depending on where you are sitting you’re either going to be clumsy Cathy or cautious Cathy. Either way there will be chocolate involved....more

My Kind of Chocolate Cake

I can't believe it.  Apple a Day is five years old.  I've been blogging for five whole years.  Some days it seems like much, much longer, but most of the time I think to myself "Where in the world has all that time gone?" Five years.  626 posts.  Countless cups of flour and sugar and butter....more

Willy Wonka Series; Whipple Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight Chocolate Bar recipe

Charlie smiled nervously and sat down on the edge of the bed. He was holding his present, his only present, very carefully in his two hands. WONKA'S WHIPPLE-SCRUMPTIOUS FUDGEMALLOW DELIGHT, it said on the wrapper.- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl...more

Flour Free Cocoa Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

Hey, Here's my first blog post: As I just finished my super delicious and scrumptious gluten free ( flourless) chocolate and cocoa nibs cake I made earlier today and I've got nothing else more exciting to share with you at this moment, I shall share the recipe....more

SuperFudge Brownies

Check out my stylin' new web address!Oh-Em-Gee! ...more

Plated + Served: Today's The Eighth Day of Christmas...

The Eight Maids a-milking arrived just in time for a New Year’s Day toast with Double Chocolate & Banana MilkShake Shots.The small portion (2 ounces!) also helped Mama keep her resolution to cutback on the amount of sweets she serves the family.Hmmm, not sure I'm going to share that resolution with the kids.......more

Triple Chocolate Sugar Cookies

I adore sugar cookies. I love how they keep their shape and you can make anything you want out of them....more