As a young girl growing up in the south, going to church socials and covered dish luncheons was nothing unusual. Whether it was the monthly, after-Sunday-service lunch or a holiday social, the ladies of the church always put their best dishes forward. As a foodie from birth, I have always associated food with people and …
But these aren’t the grilled cheese sandwiches from childhood. No, these grilled cheese sandwiches melt chocolate, brie, and raspberries between slices of poundcake. Yes, they’re messy…oh well! Enjoy!
We may not eat desserts after every meal, but on Valentine’s Day, it’s required, and we have several ideas that will have your sweetheart feeling loved and appreciated. Today’s featured Valentine’s Day dessert…Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes.
Rather than spending Valentine’s Day in a crowded restaurant or dropping hundreds of dollars for a private dinner, why not cook dinner for your sweetheart?
After several trials and some pretty amazing cupcakes, I decided on a chocolate cupcake made with a smokey porter from Coppertail Brewing in Tampa, stuffed with amaretto cherries, and topped with vanilla buttercream and a beer syrup drizzle.
Red Velvet Bars combine red velvet and dark chocolate to create a hybrid of a bar cookie and a brownie.
My particular bread pudding recipe comes from days of dessert prepping for the 2014 World Food Championships where I would need to create a “New Orleans-themed” dessert in less than 2 hours.
Print Yum Dark Chocolate Caramel Macchiato Tarts IngredientsIngredients Dark Chocolate Shortbread 2c all purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 1 c. butter, room temperature ½ c. powdered sugar ¼ c. Special Dark Cocoa 2 tsp. vanilla extract 2 TBSP milk Dark Chocolate Truffle 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature 2/3 c. powdered sugar 8 oz. dark …
This Key Lime Pie To-Go is a perfect balance of sweet & tart with a little crunch from the layers of natural, artisan granola.
The end result…a almond flour shortbread sandwich cookie that was filled with a creamy blend of cream cheese, butter, Steviva blend, and a few cranberries for color and flavor.