The Best Ever!

This is my favorite recipe for peanut butter cookies...in my opinion, the best ever!!Ingredients:1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup butter, softened1/2 cup white sugar1/2 cup peanut butter1/2 cup packed brown sugar1 egg, beaten1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 tablespoons milk...more

Chocolate, Just Chocolate. Part Two: The Assembly.

Last night, it happened again....more

Why chocolate is good for your brain

It's not an old wives' tale; chocolate really is good for your brain!Before you get all excited, you should know that we're talking about dark chocolate, which is what has all the flavanols. In fact, the darker the better. Milk chocolate and white chocolate have virtually no redeeming attributes (except to keep the Easter bunner in business).So why exactly is chocolate good for your brain?1. It increases the flow of blood to the brain for 2-3 hours. More blood flow means more oxygen which means better alertness and performance on cognitive tasks....more

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Bars

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I Started A Joke, But The Joke Was On Me

AND THE JOKE'S ON ME03/07/20120 Comments...more

Easy Chocolate Cake

Remember my One Minute Milo Mug Cake? Of course you do. Next to my No-Fail Chocolate Chunk Cookies, that post has the most views. Who can blame you, who can blame me? These mug cakes are fast, easy and delicious. Which is very deadly. Admit it, these mug cakes have both been a blessing and a course for you, haven't they?...more

chocolate sablés

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Chocolate Makes Everything Better!

Interesting week this has been! On Monday, my husband left on a trip to Washington, DC so I have been by myself making chocolate covered Oreos! A freaky thing happened on Monday though. I had not taken a break all day so by 10pm, I was hungry. I opened a bag of salt & vinegar chips, put a few in a bowl and crawled into bed to watch tv. About three chips down and I noticed my tongue tingling and my cheek feeling kind of numb. I kept eating them and the symptoms worsened to the point that the whole left side of my face was swollen and my lip looked like I had been punched!...more

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

This Sunday Supper's post is a very special one. You see, we have been joined by Christina Ferrare who is sharing recipes from her second cookbook, Big Bowl of Love! I am excited to be participating this week with all of the other wonderful Food Bloggers in our Sunday Supper Group, as we share recipes from Christina's cookbook and website....more