Blog Archives for tag chocolate

almond & almond: flourless chocolate cherry chip cookies

It really has been awhile . . . and to be honest?  I accomplished what I set out to do in 2014–to spend more time with my family.  However, I will never abandon my blog.  I may not post regularly,… Continue reading »

the perfect remedy for the day or week after st. patrick’s day

I am not a big beer or stout fan.  I love the frou frou girly drinks . . . and the occasional rum and coke!  Back in February, I picked up a six-pack of Guinness to make cupcakes for my… Continue reading »

going retro with some mayo and haupia

Don’t do a double-take . . . not a typo . . . you read it correctly.  Yes these cupcakes are made with mayonnaise.  This cake has been around forever and I could not find any concrete history regarding how… Continue reading »

For Bear . . .

This is probably one of the hardest post for me to write . . . I cannot stop these tears as memories bring back sorrow and not comfort at the moment.  We recently had to make a very tough decision… Continue reading »

2011 San Francisco’s Food Blogger Bake Sale: Thank You!

Thank you to all who participated in the 2011 San Francisco’s Food Blogger Bake Sale to support the Share Our Strength non-profit foundation.  To the food bloggers, I am humbled to have participated with you in sharing our baked treats.  To the SF organizers… Continue reading »

Making Whoopie year round, hee hee!

I apologize because I so wanted to get this blogged before Valentines Day.  But after thinking about whoopie leading up to V-Day . . . why not make whoopie year round?  Okay enough of the puns and considering this is a… Continue reading »

Songs and hope . . . and some sweets too!

This past Saturday was a night of songs and hope. We enjoyed the company of friends and great music–all dedicated to the children of Ulingan. I first want to thank Melissa Villa-Wilcox (one of the co-founders of Project PEARLS) for… Continue reading »