Chocolate Espresso Crème Brûlée

Chocolate Espresso Crème Brûlée |

I am not a big coffee drinker, but not because I don’t enjoy the flavor of coffee. In fact, when I do drink coffee, I usually take it black. No creamer, no sugar, just straight up. So, why then, did I not even own a coffee pot until a few weeks ago when my in-laws, fed up with our apparent boycott on caffeine, brought us one that they can use when they visit?… 

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Vanilla & Chocolate Waffle Cone Tacos

Vanilla & Chocolate Waffle Cone Tacos |

I’ve had my mom’s pizzelle maker in my basement for almost a year now. I thought at some point I could hack it to make my own waffle cones. When I finally dragged it upstairs for that task, I realized that these would be the smallest waffle cones in the entire world. “Oh, well,” I thought, ready to pack it in…. 

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The Friday Four: Sweet Cherries

The Friday Four: Sweet Cherries |

You may have noticed that in the last week or so, the price of cherries has plummeted. I hope that means you’ve been buying them up like crazy, because cherry season simply does not last long enough! They might be a pain in the butt to pit, but they really add so much to dessert time. I like to eat them straight up with some whipped cream, but these bloggers got creative with their miniature stone fruit, and I love it! … 

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