Dark Chocolate Stout Frozen Custard

Dark Chocolate Stout Frozen Custard

I have been extremely lucky in that I have known all of my grandparents and almost all of my great grandparents. In fact, my last-remaining great-grandmother passed away just a year and a half ago, when I was 28. In the generations preceding mine, families were younger. Couples married straight out of high school and… 

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Chocolate French Silk Pie

Chocolate French Silk Pie

It’s very hot here in Los Angeles right now. My teeth are hot. I can feel my organs radiating heat. From the inside. I blame my spleen the most. It’s not hot like sweating from being outside in the summertime playing and eating an orange popsicle under the sprinkler or working out or dancing in a studio where you’re… 

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Hot Cocoa Cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies

These Christmas cookies are fairly adorable, especially when warm from the oven, which may lead to the temptation to eat all of them before you pack them up in boxes with tissue and ribbon to bring to holiday parties, ecumenical chorus concerts, and church basement Kwanza potlucks. As always I advocate restraint, if only to save… 

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Del Monte® Garden Quality™ in Your Pantry: Cherry Bourbon Brownies (PLUS GIVEAWAY!)

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As I prepare our home for the coming winter, two things are at the forefront of my mind: How am I going to keep my family eating all the lovely fruits and veggies we enjoyed in Summer, and what am I going to serve friends who pop over during the holidays? It is well-documented that… 

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