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Bars

Salted Peppermint Bark

Salted Peppermint Bark with candy canes forming a heart on top

I’ve been on a real Williams Sonoma kick recently. I mean, I’ve always loved their stuff, but recently I’ve been unable to stop myself from making a purchase every single time I walk through the door.  It started when I went in early November and they were giving out samples of the most delicious stuffing and gravy that I have ever tasted! So good that we had to buy both products.  We also got to sample THREE types of peppermint bark: regular peppermint bark, dark chocolate peppermint bark, and salted peppermint bark.

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Puppy Chow

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Puppy Chow

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.

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Chocolate Grits

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!

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Cakes

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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Drinks, Sweet

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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