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Bacon Brownies: Friend or Foe?

Bacon and brownies, what do you think? I ask you, "Who doesn’t like those two yummy foods?" Well my friend Kim, proprietor of The Healthy Café Food Truck in Albany, NY is our guest blogger today. Kim and crew of the Healthy Café Food Truck pull into downtown Albany each day loaded with fresh and delicious healthy food. From wraps to salads tossed with a joke or two: “If two vegetarians get into a fight, is it still called a…

Empty Nest Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

One little cookie is ok, right? It is snowing right now in upstate New York. I would guess there is an inch or two on my deck. Therefore, I am not grilling dinner tonight. Hmm, so what do i have for dinner? What heals a chilly evening soul? Chocolate Chip Cookies either as dinner or after dinner, depending on your mood! I previously blogged a recipe for chocolate chip cookies, but it is time consuming and makes a ton of…

Chocolate Espresso Guinness Cake

Chocolate Guinness Cake recipe was posted by Nigella Lawson, originally on December 8, 2004. Her recipe for this cake is super easy, yet I could not help but tweak it and make it my own. Here is the amended recipe (I took a few liberties) for Chocolate Espresso Guinness Cake.

Nothing says love like flourless chocolate cake!

It has been well established that I am NOT a baker. Baking takes patience, precision, and time…none of which I have. But this one is super easy. Gentlemen, you can make this as well. Just think how impressed that special someone will be that you made a cake from scratch! So here goes, give it a shot. What you need: 8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate chips or chopped. I used dark chocolate…yum. 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 6 large eggs, separating…

If you are going to make an apple crisp…

…then make it right, make it rich and eat it. Enjoy it without guilt or remorse for that diminishes the beauty of the treat. It is fall and the time is now for fall foods and treats. Nobody does baking like King Arthur so here in its entirety is the Classic Apple Crisp recipe from our friends at King Arthur: What you need for the filling: 3 pounds whole apples, to yield 2 pounds peeled, cored, and sliced apples; about…