Tag: chocolate

Salted Chocolate-Caramel Bars: Bake A Difference

Salted Chocolate-Caramel Bars: Bake A Difference {sponsored post}

Disclosure: OXO provided me with a baking set in order to prepare Dorie Greenspan’s recipe for Salted Chocolate-Caramel Bars for this post, which is reprinted with her permission. OXO will donate $100 to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer for each blog post dedicated to this campaign in September, including this one.

For the past few years, …

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie

Chocolate Covered Cherry Smoothie {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I received a High Performance Blender from Wolf Gourmet for review purposes. All opinions remain wholly my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that rock my world!

Is it possible for a kitchen appliance to be so beautiful that you can’t bear to hide it away in a cabinet after using it? I …

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries Granola

Chocolate Covered Strawberries Granola

Disclosure: Thank you to the #FreshTastyValentines sponsors for providing the giveaway prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the participating bloggers with samples and products to use for #FreshTastyValentines recipe development; no additional compensation was given. (In this post in particular, I am using chocolate I received from Pacari Chocolate in the recipe.) All …

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Ginger Orange Chocolate Truffles

Ginger Orange Chocolate Truffles are an easy confection you can easily make yourself for gift-giving--or just plain eating!

Disclosure: I developed this recipe in partnership with Gourmet Garden, who compensated me for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that rock my world!

Are you freaking out yet? I know I am.

I’m expecting 10 guests on Christmas Eve and my house is a disaster. I haven’t …

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Peppermint Popcorn

Peppermint Popcorn is what happens when Peppermint Bark meets popcorn. It's great for Christmas gifts and so easy to prepare!

This holiday season, I’ve teamed up with over 35 other bloggers for Christmas Week–a collection of sweet treats for your enjoyment!! Originally started in 2012, and hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic, we’ve all pitched in to make your Christmas merry and bright with an awesome giveaway! Make sure you enter in the …

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Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark is an easy Christmas treat to make for gifting or grabbing for yourself!

Can you believe it? There are less than 3 weeks left until Christmas! How did this happen?

This year, I’ve teamed up with over 35 other bloggers for Christmas Week–welcome to Day 1!! Started in 2012, and hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic, we’ve all pitched in to make your Christmas merry and …

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Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Peanut Butter Cup Brownies for OXO's Cookies for Kids' Cancer #OXOGoodCookies

Disclosure: OXO provided me with a brownie baking set in order to develop the recipe for this post. OXO will donate $100 to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer for each blog post dedicated to this campaign in October, including this one.

Every year I look forward to when OXO approaches me to develop a recipe for …

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Spicy Brownies

Spicy Brownies for #Choctoberfest 2015 with Imperial Sugar awaken your senses while soothing your soul.

Disclosure: I received free products from Imperial Sugar, a sponsor of Choctoberfest 2015, to use in developing recipes for this week. All opinions remain my own.

Continuing to put one foot in front of the other…

Yesterday, I regained some of the lost energy of the days prior (thanks in part to those Chocolate Pecan …

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Welcome to #Choctoberfest 2015 with Imperial Sugar!

Choctoberfest 2015 with Imperial Sugar is a week-long homage to what makes the world go round--chocolate. Join us for recipes and giveaways!

Disclosure: The prizes for the #Choctoberfest giveaway are provided by Imperial Sugar, Lindt Chocolate, Tahana Confections, Barlean’s, Divine Chocolate, Just Hemp Foods, Bless This Mess, Lulu’s Chocolate, Pearson Farm, and Rescue Chocolate. I received free products from some of these sponsors to use in creating recipes for this event. All opinions remain my own.

I …

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How To Throw A Memorable Birthday Party

Tie Dye Cupcakes are a fun way to celebrate a birthday! Made easily using boxed cake mix, they wow without a lot of effort!

Our kids never had birthday parties.

Let me rephrase that, for they’ve had more than their fair share, to be honest. But they were between our different sides of the family, combined with cousins or not, and even packaged up with holiday picnics. My kids don’t suffer a lack of fanfare; but we haven’t thrown …

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