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Chocolat Chaud (My hot chocolate recipe)

Chocolat Chaud (My hot chocolate recipe)

I used to have my mom send me packets of Swiss Miss from the US. There was something home-y and wonderful about it. There was just one problem. Francois was mystified by making hot chocolate with water. It just didn’t make sense to him when…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Bars

I must admit that I always have a can of pumpkin in my pantry either for my favorite Pumpkin Muffins or maybe something like this! These are so delicious that Francois and I ate them all in about two days. So yes, good enough for…

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

Chocolate Raspberry Financiers

The story of the financier is that they were invented by a pastry shop in the Stock Exchange sector of Paris as little cakes in the shape of gold bars that businessmen could put in their pocket as a snack for later. The almond cakes…

TWO Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

TWO Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies

now now now- I know it’s usually “One Bowl” this or that but I think two bowls is pretty darn good. Well actually I should correct that and say one bowl, a small saucepan, a whisk, and a stirring spoon AND no mixer required. I…

Triple Threat Chocolate Cookies

Triple Threat Chocolate Cookies

I was going to put the full name of this cookie as the title but it was a little long! Here we go- chocolate chocolate chip white chocolate chip cookies. Woo that’s a mouthful! And a tasty one at that. The first day I made…

Dark Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Dark Chocolate Pecan Cookies

My parents visited me last month around Thanksgiving and brought with them a massive 5 pound bag of pecans. It actually says “MAMMOTH” pecan halves on the bag. tehe! I am proud to say that I have already made it through half of the bag,…