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German’s Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies

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Just when I thought Spring had arrived, wintry weather reared its ugly head!  Springtime in Colorado can be very indecisive and this month is no exception.  It was 80 last week and today it is snowing!  Being stuck inside made me … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dipped Macaroons

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 Streus and I decided for a holiday-themed April; with Passover and Easter this month, we figured it was an excellent opportunity to dig up some recipes we like for the season.   I’m of the Passover celebrating persuasion and per … Continue reading

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Chocolate Oatmeal Biscoff Cookies

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 Cookies are a mainstay in my home – during the 30ish days in a month, there are homemade cookies in the house about 23 of those days. I’ve found a few recipes that we love and rotate through – it includes these … Continue reading

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Homemade Nutella

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 The first time I had Nutella, I was 19 years old and living in Israel for the year. The whole “desserts that pretend to be breakfast foods” thing that food companies push was a non-starter for my parents, so growing up, … Continue reading

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Salt ‘n’ Pepper Brownies

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After using the Bourbon Barrel Smoked Pepper in a savory biscuit two weeks ago, I really wanted to add this pepper and some fancy salt to something sweet.  I put my own little twist on this recipe! Not only do … Continue reading

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Boston Cream Pie

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When Strudel and I decided to make Classic Desserts this month, I struggled with what to make first.  I knew I wanted it to be something I had never made before but always wanted to…Boston Cream Pie came to mind. … Continue reading

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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I’m so excited it’s that cherry time of year!  I am also excited it’s finally hot here in Denver and now it can be a justifiable ice cream time of year.  When it’s cold out I don’t feel nearly as worthy of … Continue reading

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Espresso Chocolate Chunk Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

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 It would seem that I’m using this month’s theme as an excuse to eat chocolate at breakfast, While I’m a little surprised – I *do* try to be a healthy eater – as a social worker, I’ve learned that sometimes … Continue reading

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Peppermint Patty Bars

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 Chocolate and mint is a favorite flavor combo in my house – when I can trick myself into thinking an indulgent dessert falls on the side of being a refreshing snack, it’s pretty hard to stop from plowing ahead in coming up with additional ways … Continue reading

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Chocolate Caramel Cookie Bars

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As I sat eating half a box of Samoa Girl Scout cookies yesterday morning for breakfast, I was having trouble figuring out what to make for our chocolate theme this month.  Then it hit me!  I have always wanted to … Continue reading

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