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Chocolate Chip Pear Muffins – Recipe


Pears and chocolate in a muffin?  Oh, yeah.  When I came across this recipe, I was smitten.  I immediately wondered what would happen if a little bit of chocolate was added?  The result is a healthy treat that is a … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies With Spicy Salt – Recipe


For National Chocolate Chip Day on May 15th, I’m making healthy oatmeal cookies with a gourmet touch.  I’m starting with my own chocolate chips by chopping up some delicious all natural chocolate from Drexelius Chocolates.  Then these oatmeal cookies will … Continue reading

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Roasted Strawberries Drizzled With Chocolate Balsamic – Recipe


May is National Strawberry Month, which fits in perfectly with Mother’s Day and the start of summer.  Enjoy the sweet fruits of summer with this fabulous recipe, which includes a savory chocolate balsamic to drizzle on top.

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Baked Pears with Melted Chocolate – Recipe


Juicy, ripe pears baked to perfection, stuffed with a healthy, spicy oat mix.  Top it off with melted chocolate and you have a delicious, simple dessert or quick nutritious meal.  Dig in and enjoy! Baked Pears with Melted Chocolate Yield … Continue reading

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A Cookie Recipe With Chocolate, Pecans and Bacon Grease


Yes, you read that right.  Cookies made with bacon grease.  A little sweet, a little heat and a little slice of breakfast.  The bacon grease essentially takes the place of butter in the recipe and adds another dimension in flavor. … Continue reading

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A Savory Ravioli Recipe With Chocolate


National Ravioli Day is March 20th.   This is simple, savory recipe celebrates this wonderful food with the addition of chocolate.  Let’s get cooking! Ravioli with Toasted Walnut, Cranberry, Pancetta & Chocolate Yield:  serves 2-3 Total time:  20 minutes Ingredients … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Week With David Lebovitz


For Chocolate Chip Cookie Week we are trying this cookie recipe is from David Lebovitz’s book Ready for Dessert: My Best Recipes.  We’ll have to see how it measures up to the Yummy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe by Alton Brown that I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Crunch Crisps – Recipe


Martha Stewart had a recipe for Chocolate-Cherry Clusters in Everyday Food (January/February 2011).  It was a quick recipe that doesn’t require a lot of tools or ingredients.  I made a few changes and came up with this recipe variation: Chocolate … Continue reading

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Chocolate Whoopie Pies + Peanut Butter Filling – Recipe


Just in time for Valentines Day!  Soft, creamy, decadent, chocolate deliciousness.  Whoopie Pie’s are Maine’s official state dessert and should be on the list of Valentine’s Day must-haves.  How did they come to be called Whoopie Pies?  Very simply and … Continue reading

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Pork Your Valentine With Chocolate Spiced Pork Chops – Recipe


Ah…Valentine’s Day.  Time to spend with our loved ones.  Be they human or animal, this day allows us to show our love in many ways.  I love to cook, so my man will get a delicious home-cooked meal (and a … Continue reading

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