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Spiked Hot Chocolate – Cup of Yule Tide Cheer

December 23, 2012
Cup of Yule Tide Cheer

Where has this month gone? I swear I had a list of 13 different tasty treats I wanted to post this month, I had it all planned out with go live dates and everything! I was going to crank those posts out like they were french macarons. [sigh]

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Chocolate Layer Birthday Cake

March 23, 2011
Chocolate Layer Birthday Cake

March seems to be chock-full of birthdays in our family. It’s a popular month what can I say? There was of course a particular birthday we celebrated which stood out from the rest. The birthday was number 88, and the birthday boy was my father-in-law.

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Chocolate Garlic Cheesecake Truffles

January 5, 2011
Chocolate Garlic Cheesecake Truffles

Now before you run away… let me just say that I wanted to start the year by challenging myself to come up with a new recipe using an ingredient you wouldn’t normally think of using to make a dessert. Last summer I created a video for Paula Dean’s Real Women of Philadelphia in which I […]

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Chocolate Crunch Snowball Cookies

December 14, 2010
Chocolate Crunch Snowball Cookies

Although I come from a humble family, my father a Cuban immigrant, and my mother a former nun who decided to leave her life behind in Mexico and start a fresh beginning here in the U.S. I don’t recall a time during my childhood where I experienced hunger, true hunger.

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Chocomintarita Macarons and Ladies Night in LA with Chef Marcela Valladolid

December 9, 2010
ChocoMintArita Macarons

Yes, I did it again… I created another margarita/tequila inspired macaron. I’m sure you would have taken exactly the same course of action if someone invited you to a “Ladies Night In” event sponsored by Sauza Tequila right? And if that wasn’t reason enough… Let’s just say you were also going to be treated to […]

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