Category Archives: chocolate

Loaded Blondies

  I learned to bake blondies 50 years ago when I was a girl scout. I was a terrible girl scout, a total flop. I don’t think I ever earned a single badge. But I got this recipe at one … Continue reading

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Marbled Chocolate Dip (Topping or Tart Filling)

This recipe is dedicated to my number one recipe tester, ski partner, co-parent, and sweetheart, Bob McGrath. After 30 years of marriage, we probably should be getting tired of each other, but I love him more deeply every day. The … Continue reading

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Totally Luxurious Comforting Vegan Hot Chocolate

    I practice self-deceptive bird watching. Telling myself I am doing important scientific observation, I while away chunks of potentially productive time staring out the window. I never get tired of watching the chickadees. We’ve kept a bird feeder … Continue reading

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Chocolate Icebox Cake

Wait ‘til you see the super charming recipe I have for you this week!! Sometimes, the most fun, adorable, and delightful things happen when we’re just playing around, and the evolution of this dessert was such a thing. It was … Continue reading

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Yogurt Bark

  The hummingbirds arrive in here in our woods on Brian’s birthday, May 2; they leave on Megan’s birthday, September 18. I fill the feeder in this week before their departure knowing that my nectar will provide fuel for their … Continue reading

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Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been working on this chocolate chip cookie recipe for 50 years. It is my holiday gift to you! Happy holidays!!! Like any decent food blogger, I’ve made many different chocolate chip cookies in my baking career. The originial Toll House … Continue reading

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Black Sesame Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Are you a baker, or a cook? I have been both for very close to 50 years, and the distinction has always made sense to me. People always say you either prefer cooking or baking. And, until very recently, I … Continue reading

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