La Bete Noire AKA The Black Beast #SundaySupper

I’ve been baking The Black Beast for nearly a decade. This sublime French flourless chocolate cake, also known as La Bete Noire, is dark, decadent and out of this world delicious.

Samoa Cheesecake with a Coconut Caramel Topping

The luscious topping makes this Samoa Cheesecake with a Coconut Caramel Topping a dessert you soon won’t forget! Samoa Cheesecake with a Coconut Caramel Topping 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,” like […]

Chocolate Earthquake Cake

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… Note: This post may contain affiliate links; view my Disclosure Policy […]

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 […]