Tag Archives: Chocolate

Chocolate-Chip Biscotti


April-May 2014 042This recipe, surprisingly, is gluten-free . . . Continue reading


Chocolate Torte

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I first made this recipe a few years when friends were joining us for a dinner at our home. I found it in Baking Illustrated. It was so good and easy to make ahead that I have used it at a few catered events since. This is a great recipe.

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Rustic Chocolate Truffles for You or Your Sweetie

December 2013 030When I was growing up, my mom was always trying new recipes. Every holiday we were testing out something. Many members of my extended family love chocolate, so often there was a new treat to enjoy and critique. There were a few “keepers,” and  this is one of them.  Continue reading

Cookie Time

Jan-Feb5-2012 008One of my clients recently asked me to make these chocolate shortbread cookies for her, and a friend of hers asked for the recipe, so I’m posting it again now. Continue reading

Gluten-free Brownies

I like to read the labels on the foods I try. That way I can go home and try to replicate or improve on things I have purchased or sampled.

When I was in L.A. for the Surf City marathon, I had a gluten-free chocolate-coconut bar that I wanted to try making at home. Continue reading

Cookie Time

This recipe was given to me by a friend years ago when I lived in Portland, Oregon, while I was attending the Western Culinary Institute. I recently catered an event for a group of 11-year-old girls who are going to enter Forest Ridge next fall. I was asked if I had a good chocolate chip cookie recipe, and I immediately thought of this one because it is both simple and delicious. Continue reading