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You know the expression, “Necessity is the Mother of invention”? In this case, my Bread Pudding invention turned out to be simply divine.

April 27, 2016
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Chocolate Prune Croissant Bread Pudding

I figured dessert would be simple and easy and I headed out to the freezer to the cookie stash, but someone had gotten to it before me. It was then I vaguely remembered invading the cookie stash for several tea and cookie afternoons. I kept searching the freezer, looking for hidden treasure, and I found […]

Chocolate Prune Cardamom Cookies.

June 5, 2015
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Chocolate Prune Cardamom Cookies

I have been toying with the idea of mixing prunes and dark chocolate in desserts. I like both flavors and sometimes find myself in my pantry looking for a snack, and I grab a moist delicious pitted prune and a square of dark chocolate. Who would have thought these would combine to make a great […]

July 30, 2014
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Double Chocolate Cookies

For my friend Krista, if it doesn’t include chocolate — it’s not dessert! I was playing with chocolate cookie recipes for ice cream sandwiches. I loved these Double Chocolate Cookies. But when frozen with ice-cream, they seemed a bit too hard to bite into. My dentist would not approve!  They were so good, I decided […]