fluffernutter whoopie pie brownies

fluffernutterbrownie

A couple nights ago we were craving chocolate so I decided to make a batch of my favorite, easy brownies. I only had the dark, unsweetened cocoa powder so I used that. The result? These perfectly chewy chocolate brownies that are dark as night. SO good! They reminded me of the soft, cookie part of…

spicy thai peanut slaw

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We grilled some yummy, simple, herbed chicken breasts last night and since my daughter Andrea was visiting I decided to create a slaw featuring her favorite, creamy peanut sauce as an accompaniment. Oh WOW! I can’t believe I never thought to do this before. A match made in heaven! for the salad: ~ serves 6…

chicken with 40 cloves of garlic {slow cooker recipe}

40clovechic

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic is a classic, French bistro recipe. It’s really a fancy, chicken stew. I’ve made this dish several times the traditional way, and this time I decided to simplify it for the slow cooker. Guess what? It’s just as good as when I make it in the oven! Don’t let…

buffalo chicken macaroni salad

buffmacsalad

It’s steamy hot outside today and according to the forecast it’s going to be like this for the next week. Time to pack the cooler and picnic basket and head to the beach! Whenever we go I like to bring an assortment of salads in jars, and a macaroni salad of some type is always…

spiced fig ice cream + chocolate cabernet sauce

figicecream

I think this might be my favorite ice cream recipe yet. Have I said that before? I probably have, but this time I’m serious! 😉 It’s elegant, mostly healthy and delicious! Feel free to add a little raw honey or pure maple syrup to your ice cream mixture if it doesn’t seem sweet enough to…