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Flourless Chocolate Red Wine Cake {Kosher for Passover}

Flourless Chocolate Red Wine Cake

During Passover, I always find myself eating more dessert than usual.  While often the food is less exciting (except at Seders, of course, because my mom is an amazing cook), the desserts are always good.  Honestly, I fell in love with those Manischewitz boxed cakes when I was in college.  I liked them so much, I would eat them even after Passover had ended.  And they were small enough that I would always eat them in 1-2 sittings! But my absolute favorite Passover dessert has always been my mom’s chocolate chip meringue cookies.  I always eat so many of them.  I just can’t bring myself to stop.  They are so good. But now I have for you a cake that will give those cookies a run for their money. A Kosher for Passover Flourless Chocolate Red Wine Cake. Continue Reading

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Raspberry Basil Hot Chocolate

Straining the basil out of the hot milk

Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is already right around the corner?! How better to impress your sweetheart than with this super easy but super impressive Raspberry Basil Hot Chocolate. I mean, doesn’t it just sound fancy?!  Also raspberry and chocolate together seem like a perfect Valentine’s Day flavor combination! Continue Reading

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Ghirardelli Peppermint Chips

I don’t know if this is happening everywhere, but here in Boston we are having crazy weather.  We even had a day that started around 60 degrees and ended in the 20s.  WHAT?! Well thanks to this, I have been sick all week.  I have a crazy cough that I can’t get rid of and it’s driving me nuts! I didn’t want to leave you short on hot cocoa month recipes, but since I’ve been sick I’m going to keep this one short and sweet!  Continue Reading

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Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Even though hygge became trendy in the U.S. a few years back, my husband somehow just discovered it this year. And as soon as he discovered it, he decided 2018 is our year to fully embrace it!  We bought some string lights during our holiday decoration shopping to hang on our exposed brick wall and we’ve decided to leave them up all year for the ambiance! I’ve also always been a candle person, but he’s way more into burning them now.  We’re only two weeks in, but I’m loving it!

Hygge Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate Continue Reading

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Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate and Spoon full of Peanut butter

As promised, throughout January aka Hot Cocoa Month I’ll be sharing bonus recipes as a thank you for helping me reach my 2017 goal.  That means instead of one recipe a week I’ll be sharing with you TWO recipes a week!  Check back every Sunday and Thursday for plenty of easy and delicious, made-from-scratch, hot cocoa recipes!

We survived a bomb cyclone, and now here we are in the middle of January and we’re going to come close to hitting 60* in New England!  WHAT IS HAPPENING?!  But guys, it’s never too warm for hot chocolate. (Just like it’s never too cold for ice cream. NEVER.)  Even in warm weather, there is something so comforting about curling up on the couch with a mug of hot chocolate. Continue Reading

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