Le Bete Noire AKA The Black Beast #SundaySupper

I’ve been baking this Black Beast for nearly a decade. This sublime French flourless chocolate cake, also known as Le Bete Noire, is dark, decadent and out of this world delicious. The Black Beast This recipe is making an unprecedented third appearance on this blog. It’s my absolute favorite flourless chocolate cake recipe. Unlike the others (and, yes, […]

Samoa Cheesecake #TwoSweetiePies

The coconut and caramel topping make this Samoa Cheesecake a dessert you won’t soon forget! Samoa Love My absolute favorite Girl Scout cookie is the Samoa. They have a cookie base topped with chocolate, then caramel and coconut. My idea of dreamy. So any dessert labeled “Samoa” gets my attention! On the second Monday of […]

Chocolate Earthquake Cake #SundaySupper

This Chocolate Earthquake Cake is my hometown favorite for this week’s Sunday Supper. For those of you who know I grew up in Iowa, this may puzzle you. I couldn’t come up with a dessert featuring corn, soybeans or beef, so I took a little liberty… Let’s Travel Back to High School My dad was a physics […]

Brownie Batter Dip

You will lick the bowl of this Brownie Batter Dip spankin’ clean; it’s truly a phenomenal treat that takes only minutes to create. Made using Krusteaz Gluten Free Double Chocolate Brownie Mix, it’s my entry  into the Krusteaz Blogger Bake-Off. Brownie Batter Dip I first made a scrumptious Cookie Dough Dip a few years ago. I […]

Socca from Vieux Nice #FrenchFridayswithDorie

 Dorie’s Socca from Vieux Nice was a surprise hit! So easy and a delicious starter that will please even the pickiest palates. Socca from Vieux Nice Who knew I could get the hubby to eat something made with chickpeas???? Especially when I had sent him on a wild goose chase to find chickpea/garbanzo bean flour. […]

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Olives, Basil and Sun-dried Tomatoes #SundaySupper

This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Olives, Basil and Sun-dried Tomatoes is perfect for a picnic, side dish or even a marvelous vegetarian entree! You’ll love this combination of Mediterranean flavors! Mediterranean Quinoa Salad This week’s Sunday Supper theme threw me for a loop: Free for All. We were to share recipes “free” of a common […]