Living in New England, I continuously discover things that are local or regional to my hometown in Kentucky. Recently I discovered that people here are not familiar with Puppy Chow. Or, I should say, they’re not familiar with the name “Puppy Chow” for the chocolatey, peanut buttery, powdered sugary, addictive treat. They call it by other names, but when I refer to Puppy Chow they all think I’m crazy.
Since I’m going to be traveling while you’re reading this, I thought I would share a story with you about my last trip. Last month I went home to Louisville. While there my husband and I indulged in all the delicious food we missed now that we live in the northeast. It may surprise you, but Lonely Planet named Kentucky a top U.S. destination for 2018!
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
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
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