Cadbury Creme Egg Donuts

Cadbury Creme Egg Donuts - A decadent chocolate brioche is converted into wickedly soft brioche donuts and filled with a rich & creamy Cadbury Creme Egg. Perfect for Easter celebration or using up that Easter candy after the holiday is long gone. Click for RECIPE.

A decadent chocolate brioche is converted into wickedly soft brioche donuts filled with rich & creamy Cadbury Creme Eggs.  Perfect for Easter celebration or using up that Easter candy after the holiday is long gone.  

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Chocolate Irish Creme Cake with Chocolate Mint Oreo Bark

Chocolate Irish Creme Cake with Chocolate Mint Oreo Bark - This Irish Creme Cake with chocolate layers, a fluffy Irish cream liqueur buttercream frosting & chocolate mint Oreo bark will have the luck of the Irish in your favor. A fun dessert for Saint Patricks Day or any day you need a boozy fix. Click for RECIPE.
This Irish Creme Cake with chocolate layers, a fluffy Irish cream liqueur frosting & chocolate mint Oreo bark will have the luck of the Irish in your favor.

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Cocoa Chicken with Mango Pomegranate Chutney

Cocoa Chicken with Mango and Pomegranate Chutney

 

Pomegranate seeds are my secret weapon.  They are like little edible jewels, lending an air of elegance to every dish they adorn.  Got yogurt? Sprinkle a handlful of pomegranate seeds on top for a breakfast worthy enough for the queen.  Serving a salad at your latest dinner party?  A couple of tablespoons of pomegranate seeds will have your guests questioning whether they should have arrived in full fledged black tie.

Lucky for me, pomegranate season is in full swing, making these little lovelies easy to find, so every dish I cook looks like it was whipped up by a Michelin star chef.  To celebrate my love for the pomegranate, I made this cocoa chicken with mango and pomegranate chutney.  It’s vibrant colors easily make me forget the dreary Boston weather . . .well at least until I step aside.

 

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Homemade Gifts: Hot Chocolate on a Stick (Part 1)


Hot Chocolate on a stick

Every year I make a special treat that I hand out as a holiday gift to friends and co-workers.  This year it only seemed fitting that this homemade gift would be hot chocolate on a stick given the countless hours I spent in Africa fantasizing about hosting a soiree on a snowy wintery day complete with the ultimate hot chocolate bar (see here, here and here for inspiration if you have similar fantasies).

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