I think it was almost two weeks ago that I posted a link that I’d found on the Internet to pretzel brownies. They looked really good but used a mix – which I don’t like to do. I decided to work with the recipe a bit to get it to the point it was exactly what I wanted it to be. Continue reading
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I will admit to making these before Christmas BUT they are going to be just as good on a cold, snowy day in January or a sweltering, humid July evening.
S’mores. Everyone has had them. They have recently become the stuff of gourmands everywhere, the darling of the foodie world along with whoopie pies and cupcakes.I have even heard of a restaurant (local I think?) that creates homemade marshmallows and graham crackers and serves s’mores as a dessert.
Do you remember the first time you had one? I do. Continue reading →
I have a recipe written in a spidery handwriting on a faded piece of torn notebook paper. It has intrigued me forever because it sounded so special – Waldorf Red Cake. This recipe was my grandmother’s and I am guessing it is from the late 1920s or early 1930s. Yep, you guessed it – it’s a fancy name for good old red velvet cake.
Food historians believe that red velvet cake got its color from a reaction between the acids in buttermilk and the alkalinity in the old type of cocoa. Continue reading →
Do you remember the old commercial (yes I am dating myself here) for Almond Joy/Mounds?
Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t.
It was meant for people like me, who just have a hard time deciding on one flavor. My kids are like that, too. Ethan is nearly 18 but he will still stand and stare at a menu or candy display, a blank look on his face while the minutes tick away. He just can’t decide between the flavors available.
These brownies are meant for people like us; people who really would love to be able to settle on what they love but can’t because there are just too many choices. The bottom layer is a chewy, fudgey brownie and the top layer is made of rich, pecan laden blondies. Yum! Continue reading →
My good friend and sidekick, Edye, is from Louisiana. I feel I must say this before I say the next part so that you will understand.
I say “PRAY-leen”
She says “PRAH-leen”
I try to ONLY say PRAH-leen when she is around because… well you know them cajun types. Continue reading →