This time, inspiration sprang from a bunch of over ripe bananas. At first, it was just going to be banana bread, with a few chocolate chips thrown in for good measure. But something happened. I had a vision of swirls of chocolate banana bread mixed in with the regular banana bread. Sort of like a marble … More What a difference a pan makes!
Last night I was texting friends during the Academy Awards, just like everybody else on the planet, and one of my best friends let me know she had made chocolate chip cookies that did not turn out. So sad! I promised to share my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, so here it is. Here is the thing … More And the Award for Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Goes To…
But when is enough – enough? Really? I know what you are thinking. Get over it. Go to the store and just buy some chocolate – but no! It’s so much fun to mess around with the different levels of cocoa and to add stuff to the chocolate bars and to master tempering the chocolate. … More Enough with the Chocolate Bars Already!
Lately, I have been reevaluating my spending. Upon reflection I found that my chocolate bar habit was up to about $90 a month! I like high quality dark (70 – 90%) chocolate. Some might even go as far as to say I self-medicate. I adhere to the theory that chocolate is an essential anti-oxidant – … More DIY Chocolate Bars