Category Archives: chocolate

Thanksgiving: too much food style

So Thanksgiving was just a small family thing, so over course I cooked for like 20. Here’s a list of what I made, with just links to food I made without changing the recipe. Continue reading

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Homemade honeycomb candy

So England is not often known as the land of yummy food, but they do have some tasty tasty candy.  One of the things I found there are these delicious things:

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And, as of yet, I have not been able to convince any UK friends to send me large quantities of them.  However, I have finally found a work around to that: Homemade honeycomb candy.  Oddly, this candy doesn’t involve any honey, but it is still quite tasty.

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Crepes!

Ok it’s been awhile, between the baby and work, everything just got crazy. But I want to start getting stuff back up here, so I’m going to begin with something short and simple. See nutella is yummy, so I bought some at Costco. So now I have a lot of nutella. One good thing about this, I also have a great and easy recipe for crepes! Now if only I could keep bananas in the house with two kids…

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Dark chocolate tart/pie with gingersnap crust

Sofor Thanksgiving this year my mom put me in charge of desserts.  However, I was having lack of brain functioning issues, so I gave her choices and made her select and then made those.  In the end, she and my dad together requested a dark chocolate tart and key lime cheesecake.  While the cheesecake was tasty, it wasn’t any different tasting than key lime pie, and significantly more work, so I will stick to pie from here on out.  However, the chocolate tart?  That was fantastic!  Like a truffle with a hint of ginger in it.  Very rich and very yummy.  So that is what I shall share with you all, I recommend making it for Christmas and delighting your families!

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