Tag Archives: Cocoa

Chocolate and Pistachio Marble Challah

I hate humidity.  I hate muggy.  I don’t hate it because it makes me feel sluggish, sticky and sweaty.  I don’t hate it because it transforms my hair into a limp, Medusa like ‘do’ of curly rat tails, or frizzes … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cinnamon Meringue Rolls

Many years ago, in the Pillsbury Bake-Off contest, a marshmallow wrapped in crescent dough won the Grand Prize. Who woulda’ thunk it? I will get to the above in a moment. Chocolate Cinnamon Meringue Rolls. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Well, … Continue reading

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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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