background preloader

Dessert

Facebook Twitter

French Macarons + A #Giveaway! Best.Birthday.Ever. Seriously. This years birthday rocked! If this is what 31 looks like, bring it on! I’m ready for the rest of the year. Let’s just hope it doesn’t end today. To sum it up: early Hobbit screening, new camera lens, snuggly puppy time (the dude just knows), all around awesomeness from hubs and this.

Don’t feel like clicking the link? I won. Yes folks, I did it again, yours truly won this years Brooklyn Cookie Takedown!!! Well this year, I felt I need to class the joint up a bit. Of course, I can’t make things easy on myself either, in my opinion what makes a French Macaron so alluring is all their pretty colors and flavors. Today, I’m just giving you the recipe. I know this post is getting long, but I also need to credit a two sites that helped me along in my recipe process. Between those 2 sites, plus a lot of practice and some failures I finally ended up with perfect little Macarons with feet, no cracks and no hallow shells! French Macarons + A #Giveaway! How to Enter: Red Velvet Macarons with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling #SundaySupper.

Are you ready to get romantic today? Whether you like to spend a quiet evening a home or go out for a big expensive dinner #SundaySupper has you covered for every possibility. The subject of food and romance got me thinking. What exactly makes something a romantic meal? We all know which foods that are natural aphrodisiacs, but I’m talking about what to you makes something romantic? The last few years hubby and I have stayed in for Valentine’s Day and I cooked. While I ponder, I think we can all agree on the one most romantic place to be on Valentine’s day – Paris. Getting totally into the spirit on the holiday I went red with my macarons and even attempted some hearts.

Also, my gift to you – step by step photo instructions! Red Velvet Macarons with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling #SundaySupper Author: Susan Palmer Recipe type: Dessert, Cookies For more Valetine’s inspiration, check out what the rest of #SundaySupper has cooked up this week. #SundaySupper Valentine’s Day Sweet Eats: Flourless Chocolate Torte #SundaySupper. We have reached the end of the Passover recipe train, with the only fitting way I know how – with a luxurious, rich, incredibly delicious flourless chocolate torte.

My good friend Carla from Chocolate Moosey is hosting #SundaySupper this week and weare bringing together Easter and Passover menus for you! No matter your holiday, #SundaySupper has you covered and I’ll be honest, despite being an “Easter” recipe there are a few that could easily cross over for Passover. Let’s talk Passover desserts and how disappointing they are – after an absolutely fabulous meal here comes dessert, dry bland cake, canned coconut macaroons (you know your family buys these), and chocolate covered matzoh. The only decent thing at the table is going to be the fresh fruit salad and chocolate jelly rings! Matzoh cake meal does not equal good cake! Nor do the boxed cake mixes! It’s time to give them up! I want you to imagine a giant, moist, light but rich truffle brownie.

Flourless Chocolate Torte #SundaySupper. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cups. Out of all the made up food holidays out there, can you believe a Chocolate Peanut Butter day does not exist? I mean come on! This is the best food pairing ever! Well thanks to the great minds of Carla from Chocolate Moosey, Miriam of Overtime Cook and 30 of my closest blogger friends we are declaring today Chocolate Peanut Butter Day! We have all types of recipes to share with you today, from cookies to bars to scones and muffins. Want to join in on all the chocolate and peanut butter fun? Follow us on social media all day using the hashtag #ChocPBDay. Share your recipes with us and make sure to stop by our pinterest board. Let’s talk about the perfect marriage of chocolate and peanut butter. Come on. Part of me thought I could take the easy route and just make a chocolate and peanut butter macaron but then this idea popped into my head.

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cups Author: Susan Palmer Recipe type: Dessert, Chocolate A huge thank you to our sponsors! A Rafflecopter giveaway. Chocolate Dipped Potato Chip Rice Krispie Treats #SundaySupper | The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen | The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. I have a thing for crunchy foods. Except in my world, they are referred to as crispities. You know the little crispy bits of french fries at the bottom of the pile or bits and pieces of fried chicken crust that fell off after frying.

Those things, I love them; crunchy, flavorful and when you are in my presence, all mine! For this reason, it made perfect sense to take up hosting duties for today’s #SundaySupper. I think it is pretty easy to go crunchy with entrees or snacks, so I wanted to have some fun with dessert. Chocolate Dipped Potato Chip Rice Krispie Treats are perfect for parties, bake sales or just when you need a little sweet, salty and chocolate fix. Chocolate Dipped Potato Chip Rice Krispie Treats #SundaySupper Author: Susan Palmer Recipe type: Dessert 6 tablespoons unsalted butter15 oz mini marshmallows6 cups puff rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies)5oz kettle cooked potato chips, slightly crushed6oz semi-sweet chocolate2 teaspoon vegetable oiloptional: sprinkles for decoration.

Easy Cheesecake Cupcakes - 101 Cooking For Two. S’more Pizza. I have been making a lot of pizzas lately, so I had some extra pizza dough. I have been known to make dessert pizza in the past but I wanted to make something new and exciting. So I came up with S’more pizza. It starts out with a pre-baked crust and ends up with perfectly toasted marshmallows on top. One of my best pizzas ever. S’more Pizza 1 pizza dough – (recipe for Basic Pizza Dough)2 tbs butter, melted3 Graham Cracker, pulverized5-6 Hershey bars, diced1 bag mini marshmallows The first step is to make the pizza dough and let it rise till it doubles.

Preheat your oven to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Using a food processor or a plastic bag and rolling pin, pulverize the three graham crackers until they are dust. Roll out the dough and place it on a pizza pan. Brush the melted butter over the top of the pizza. Then top with the pulverized graham crackers. Bake the pizza dough for 10-12 minutes until the bottom starts to brown. Top the pizza evenly with chopped Hershey bars. Remove and serve. Pixelated Zelda Cookies | Pxlbyte. Where Food Goes Beyond the Boundary of Hunger: Pixel Cookies: Link from Zelda. I like to challenge myself. And when I do, I challenge myself to the extreme. I have come across "pixel" cookies a long time ago but I never got around to actually trying it out. "Pixel" cookies are basically shortbread cookie dough, cut/pressed into strips and are painstakingly put together into a log or rectangle which is then sliced into cookies to form an image of a pix-elated picture.

I finally got my patience and confidence up after watching a video my brother showed me. If you don't have the time or the patience to make these, you can purchase a made-to-order dozen here at my cookie shop. Buttery Shortbread Cookies For 3 dozen: 2 cups flour 1 cup Corn Starch 1 cup icing sugar 1 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 tsp vanilla 1. 2.Do whatever your heart desires. 3. Easy OREO Truffles Recipe. Oreo Truffles « Bella's Bistro. November 7, 2010 by bellasbistro This weekend I had my first paying ‘gig’! I was asked to make treats for my sister’s mother-in-law’s poetry reading and art show.

I didn’t have a whole lot of time to cook, with school and all, but really wanted to impress. So, I decided to make Oreo truffles and some candy corn cupcakes. Everything was a big hit – but I think the truffles really got everyone at the art show talking! If only they knew how simple they were to make! Oh, if you are curious – the candy corn cupcakes are just your basic white cake mix, divided into two bowls and dyed yellow and orange. INGREDIENTS 1 Package Oreo cookies 1 Can sweetened condensed milk Chocolate for dipping – white, milk, dark – whatever you like.

DIRECTIONS Pulverize Oreos in food processor until they are fine crumbs and no chunks remain. Form into balls – I used a 35mm scoop. Place newly formed balls on baking sheet and place in freezer for a few minutes to set. Refrigerate when finished. Like this:

Ice Cream