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Avocado Cheesecake

Avocado Cheesecake

The first time I realized avocado works so perfectly in desserts was when I had an avocado popsicle. What I discovered is that avocado works so well in sweet, creamy desserts. So why not in a cheesecake?! And my husband loves tiny, bite-sized desserts, so 

Bourbon Molasses Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bourbon Molasses Chocolate Pecan Pie

Boston is one of the most historical cities in the U.S. and as you walk through the city it is so apparent.  There are so many historical sites.  So many, in fact, that there is a walking trail you can follow through the city to 

Chocolate Grits

Chocolate Grits

There are some amazing southern foods that just aren’t the same in New England. Like grits. Grits are most often thought of as a savory food, but this recipe gives them just a touch of sweetness.  These chocolate grits are not particularly sweet, but have 

Mint Julep Bourbon Balls

Mint Julep Bourbon Balls

As a Kentuckian, it’s pretty much required that I like bourbon. But I also can admit that I am not a fan of the Mint Julep.  I love Kentucky Derby weekend, but I spend my time drinking the Oaks Lily. Bourbon and mint seem like