York Peppermint Brownies

I love anything mint, so what better brownie to make than one that incorporated york peppermint patties? The first thing I will say about this is you need to refrigerate the York peppermint patties at least 24 hours before making this. Cutting them up was a little interesting and they all stuck together so it […]

October 13, 2008 · jackie · 22 Comments
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German Chocolate Mousse Cake

This is a new twist on the German Chocolate cake. Instead of just having the German cake with the coconut pecan frosting, this also includes a German chocolate mouse which I’ve based off the frosting. I’m really hoping this is going to work. I’ve had to completely make the mousse from scratch. Now, there is […]

September 26, 2008 · jackie · 21 Comments
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Chocolate Cheesecake

Here’s the chocolate cheesecake recipe I created awhile ago minus the raspberry and strawberry additions. Chocolate Graham Cracker Pie Crust: This time, for the graham cracker crust, we’re using the recipe from Terri’s cheesecake. Ingredients: 8 tbsp butter 1-1/2 cups crumbs (about 21 squares) 4-1/2 tbsp sugar 2-1/4 tsp heaping cocoa Directions: Preheat oven to […]

September 26, 2008 · jackie · 22 Comments
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Chocolate Cheesecake with Raspberry or Strawberry

This is my third attempt at finding a chocolate cheesecake recipe and I think I found the right one. After trying two previous types, Jesse and I have decided to create our own by merging things we liked from both recipes and try to come up with one really good one. And I have to […]

August 23, 2008 · jackie · No Comments
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Chocolate Raspberry Cake

My pan size is a little bigger than what most would use. I have this lasagna pan that is bigger than a standard 9×13 that I tend to use since I get a bigger cake, but thinner layers. It works really well and I finally found a cake carrier that the cake will fit in. […]

August 23, 2008 · jackie · 21 Comments
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Chocolate Banana Cake

This is what you get when you think of something and it starts sounding really good. Bananas and chocolate just seem to go so well in my head, and after making Ian’s cake, I didn’t see why I couldn’t do the same thing with Bananas. So here is a variation on the Dark Chocolate Oreo […]

August 13, 2008 · jackie · No Comments
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With salsa, there’s a bunch of different things you can do with it. Everyone has their own recipe and way they make it, but here’s mine. Before I found the guacamole recipe, Jesse was having me make this as often as I could since it is a pretty healthy snack. I continually experiment with this […]

August 12, 2008 · jackie · 3 Comments
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Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

I’ve been playing around with cakes lately and I decided to give my hand a try at making a cheesecake. The idea actually came to me when I decided to make one for a party I’m throwing, but I wanted to try it out on the guinea pigs first (aka Jesse and his co-workers). I […]

August 12, 2008 · jackie · 3 Comments
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Oreo Dark Chocolate Cake (aka Ian’s Birthday Cake)

This is the cake I made for Ian’s first birthday and I know Jesse was sharing the description around at work, so I decided to make it for them this weekend. It’s a really delicious cake that’s fairly easy to make as long as you have a little patience or not quite the perfectionist that […]

June 1, 2008 · jackie · 3 Comments
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Jesse loves guacamole. Not only is it healthy, but it’s so quick and easy. The most strenuous task is cutting up the veggies that go into it, otherwise it’s all stirring and done in 5 minutes. I normally like to make it and refrigerate it for an hour (so the flavors and spices will blend), […]

May 8, 2008 · jackie · 2 Comments
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