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6 01, 2023

Chocolate Ice Cream with a Splash of Rum

2023-01-23T18:55:16+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

Are you in the mood for homemade ice cream?  If so, give this eggless recipe a try.  It's creamy and a little icy at the same time, which I love. Chocolate Ice Cream with a Splash of Rum   Save Print Prep time 5 hours Cook time 4 mins Total time 5 hours 4 ...[ get the full recipe ]

30 10, 2022

22 Minute Cake with Fudge Frosting


When I was very young, our neighbor made this yummy cake.  I remember sitting at her kitchen counter one day when she let me eat two big pieces.  I am smiling just thinking about it.  But it's not for the faint of heart.  Be ready for a buttery cake topped with chocolate pecan fudge.  ...[ get the full recipe ]

15 10, 2022

Boulevardier Cocktail – Evan’s Favorite

2023-01-23T18:55:54+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

It's always fun to try new cocktails, and this one was a winner for me.  I even included it as Evan's favorite drink in my novel, Thrill Ride.  While I'm not always a fan of drinks with so much alcohol, this one goes down surprisingly smooth.  Give it a try and let me know what you ...[ get the full recipe ]

13 06, 2022

Adrienne’s Asian-Style Barbeque Sauce


Adrienne told us this is a modified version of Roy Yamaguchi's recipe for ribs! 1/4 cup white miso paste 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1 1/2 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger 1 1//2 Tbsp. minced garlic 2 Tbsp. sake 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar 1 1/2 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. liquid smoke 1/2 Tbsp. agave 1 ...[ get the full recipe ]

13 06, 2022

Chocolate Chip, Pecan & Coconut Macaroons—Take Two

2023-01-15T22:07:23+00:00Cooking Blog, Featured, Recipes|

I have always loved coconut macaroons.  I get my love of coconut from my grandmother.  Shockingly, she wasn't crazy about chocolate, but she was crazy about sugar and sweets.  Over the years, I have tried several recipes for coconut macaroons, and given my love for chocolate, I have tried drizzling them with chocolate.  But ...[ get the full recipe ]

13 02, 2022

Exciting News! Pinot & Pie Is Back!

2023-01-23T18:47:26+00:00Cooking Blog, Recipes|

After some time off, Pinot & Pie is back with some exciting news!  I took a break to realize a long-time dream – writing my first novel!  I can’t believe it is actually finished and will be released this spring!  Details for where to get your electronic or print copy are coming soon, but ...[ get the full recipe ]

13 02, 2022

Chocolate Hazelnut Filled Raspberries & Champagne


Happy Valentine's Day!  Celebrate with an indulgent, but simple addition to your favorite sparkling beverage. (Scroll to the end for the recipe.) If you are looking for the perfect way to toast your sweetheart or just yourself, check out these fresh raspberries filled with chocolate hazelnut spread.  Frozen, they are a decadent addition to ...[ get the full recipe ]

29 03, 2020

Mini Double Chocolate Cheesecakes with Rum


It's my birthday so given that we are all sheltering at home, I decided it was time to bake something to celebrate!  For me, that means chocolate, but traditional cake or cupcakes just weren't getting me excited.  Thinking through the ingredients on hand, I decided to make some cupcake-sized chocolate cheesecakes with the last ...[ get the full recipe ]

17 03, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream Icing


Happy St. Patrick's Day!  To celebrate, I made these chocolate cupcakes with marshmallow buttercream icing and shamrock sprinkles. These are really easy.  Just start by making your favorite batch of chocolate cupcakes.  I used my grandmother's recipe, which I previously posted on my other website FoodieOasis.  Check it out here.  But you can shortcut ...[ get the full recipe ]

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