July 2013

Random Thoughts

It’s funny how one little ingredient can make or break a dish. I made Kung Pao Pork the other night and when we sat down to eat it just tasted off. I couldn’t even finish it. I was quite upset with how it turned out. I’ve made this dish many, many times and I couldn’t …

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Dark Chocolate Brownies

Dark, rich, velvety brownies are small squares of chocolaty paradise. I know some people like theirs with nuts, but I prefer the simple luxurious texture of the brownie itself. This particular recipe has A LOT of chocolate in it, but who’s going to complain about that? Not me! I added some black cocoa powder to …

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Homemade ‘Oreo’ Cookies

–> –> Who didn’t like Oreos growing up? Well, there may be some of you, but I think most of us enjoyed twisting and/or dunking those little black and white sandwich cookies. The Oreo chocolate wafers have a unique chocolate flavor that isn’t easy to recreate. To really get that flavor it’s best to use …

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