Tag: Chocolate

Chocolate Comfort Food Depression Desserts

Roll on One – Clara’s Chocolate Roll

Since we’re coming up on our anniversary (we’re starting our 4th year this month)… or birthday… or however it is that we keep track of non-living things – I’m going back to the recipe that started it all at Plate Fodder. It’s my great grandmother’s Chocolate Roll. This is a recipe that speaks volumes of […]

Chocolate Dairy Free Gluten Free Peanut Butter Pie

Pie Envy – building a better pie – Take That!

It all started with this recipe: Granny Butterworth’s Peanut Butter Pie 3 oz Cream Cheese (softened)3/4 c. Sifted XXX Sugar1/2 cup Peanut Butter2 Tbsp Milk1 Smaller Container of Cool Whip1 8 in Graham Cracker Crust Pie Shell Beat Cream Cheese & Sugar together til fluffy. Add PB & Milk til smooth. Fold Cool Whip into […]

Butterscotch Chocolate Desserts Easter

Mocha Torte with Butterscotch Filling – and the Easter Shoot

Many years ago I inherited a rabbit from a friend moving out to the West Coast. He was a three-foot American Checkered named Sebastian. He was the singular greatest animal I’ve ever owned. He was house trained – spent most of his time standing and walking on his hind legs… ate out of a swanky cat […]

Candies Caramel Chocolate Dairy Free Gluten Free Nuts

Sea of Love – Turtles, and a little salt

It all started with a recent outing to Helen, Georgia. I had stopped in at Hansel & Gretel’s Fudge Shop (honestly, that’s the name…) because..well, really just because I smelled heavy, dark cocoa… and I needed a sugar fix. In the shop, back in the very last display case, were three trays of dark chocolate […]

Bar Cookies Canadian Chocolate

Feasting on the New Millennium

(in my best Sophia voice) Picture this…  The year was 1999 – December 31st..Vancouver, BC – on the cusp of a new Millennium… I had just dealt with a rather devastating personal blow and decided I wanted to spend two weeks at the dawn of the next great age in someplace completely different and new… The idea (in my […]

Chocolate Dairy Free Gluten Free Snacks

Gluten Free / Dairy Free “Sour Cream” Brownies

There is a couple I know that each time we talk, it seems there is yet another food ingredient that gets added to their ever-growing list of allergies. I know from allergies. You’ve read in the past that later in my dad’s life, he became sensitive, allergic and down right toxic to several common everyday […]


The CampingTrip

There’s just something about camping as a child. Off in the wilderness, left to survive on your own, eating off the land…  Well, that’s how it felt to me. I don’t know of many wilderness excursions that include the fully packed Country Squire wagon chucked full of folks and kids – braving the unknown south […]

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