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Showing posts with label Lisa Yockelson. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lisa Yockelson. Show all posts

Thursday, February 9, 2012

They may look like brownies to you... but they're Dark Shadows to me.



         Since Valentine's Day is fast approaching, here's a perfect Valentine to give your amour.  It's chocolate, of course, because chocolate is said to have aphrodisiac properties.  Going back to the Aztecs, there’s been a link drawn between the cocoa bean and desire. But even if you're cynical about that connection, see if you don't find this description irresistible: " The following recipe is what happens when chocolate is used to its fullest capacity: dark, rich squares of buttery sweetness, wrapped in underpinnings of vanilla, are interrupted with miniature semi-sweet chocolate chips.” Take it from one who has eaten one of these superb treats: they’re almost as good as you-know-what.  Not quite. But almost.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Andrew’s Jillion Dollar Sharing Cookie



        Andrew is the baker in our house but that was not always the case. For a long time, I did most of the cooking, including some predictable attempts at dessert.   Although I miss my Tart Tatins, they have been replaced by ambrosial Pavlovas, luscious fruit tarts, deeply delicious chocolate cakes and crisp cookies of every description.  And I owe it all to this recipe.