desserts and sweets

Swirled Mascarpone Brownies with Hazelnuts

by heidi May 7, 2014
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Me and my mom. The love of chocolate runs in our DNA. Maybe she passed her love of the cacao to me through her umbilical cord. Or maybe she transferred her chocolate loving cravings to me with each chocolate shake we’d get at Arctic Circle with a side of burgers […]

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S’mores in a Jar and Friday Faves

by heidi May 17, 2013

Looking down at my calendar, I’m stunned to see it’s already Friday. The week has flewwwn by, thanks to lots of catch up after a great trip to Monterey earlier in the week with a group of other bloggers to tour the fields of Dole Salads (I hope you didn’t […]

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Crushing On Lauren Brennan of Lauren’s Latest, a Giveaway and Chocolate Cream Pie

by heidi May 9, 2013
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I’m so happy to share Everyday Ingredients, Extraordinary Meals: 30 Ridiculously Simple Family Favorite Recipes with you, and the chance to win a copy of your own. But first a love letter to it’s author, Lauren of Lauren’s Latest. When bloggers connect with their readers by sharing their life through […]

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Devil’s Food Bundt Cake with Chocolate Espresso Ganache

by heidi January 24, 2013
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We all know January is a month of renewal. But in my world it’s also a month of birthdays. Including my own. One of my treasured birthday traditions comes from my sweet friend Laura, who for every birthday would give me a card with my “If you were born on […]

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Coconut Snowball Cookies and Friday Faves

by heidi January 11, 2013
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(Dear reader, please rewind one month and put this little sing-song to a very popular Holiday jingle in your head as you read…) “It’s finally beginning to look a lot like wiiiiinnn-ter, eeeeverywhere I gooooo…” After an entirely lame-o winter last year, I was so geared up for some serious […]

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