Tag Archives: Chocolate

Zenyatta (yada yada) Crostata

SO, what if that actually was the title of the Police Album? Would the tracks be something like, ‘Don’t Stand to Close to Pie’ or ‘Driven to Pears’? Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I’m late for yet another challenge, although technically, I … Continue reading

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Rise, My Little Souffle..and umm, TWOffle

  Souffle. Ahhh, the word itself can be rather intimidating.  Of all things culinary, the mention of a souffle seems to strike fear in some, and it’s obvious why.  If you have one in the oven, time freezes; you don’t … Continue reading

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Bloody Doughnut Eyeballs. Stab my Eyeball with a Fork, then Eat It!

Bloody Doughnut Eyeballs for Halloween! Doughnut holes loaded with bloody, red jam, then glazed and decorated to look like an eyeball with bloody veins. Stick a fork in them and watch them bleed as you serve them! I’m going to … Continue reading

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All Ovah Pavlova

Once upon a time there was a Russian ballerina named Anna. Mixing some edible pearl lustre dust with almond extract and painting it on the pavlovas caused some kind of chemical reaction that mottled the beautiful, smooth shells.  If you … Continue reading

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Orange Tian – Pith-Free, and Strawberry Kiwi Tian

I don’t like orange marmalade. Apparently my fingers dislike it too because I continue to misspell ‘marmalade’ in this entry, and I’ve had to correct every spelling of it thus far. My aversion to marmalade started with one really bad experience, discussed … Continue reading

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