One of my earliest memories of dating Chris is of the two of us making a meal together. During the process, I set out some fish and asked him to “smother” them in butter. We were just getting to know one another (12 1/2 years later and there’s still a lot to learn!) and I… Read More Simple and Decadent Banana Pudding
Thanks to those of you who left encouraging comments on my last post. I thought that I would let you know that the birthday dessert worked out in the end 🙂 This, my friends, is a chocolate caramel slice on steroids. It has a layer of shortbread-style crust (with coconut), a caramel layer, and is… Read More Birthday Chocolate Caramel Slice Success
I’ve seen the recipe for chocolate avocado mousse floating around for the last few months. I even considered making it when I was doing my “30 Days, No Processed Sugar” challenge, but the thought of mixing avo + chocolate put me off. Then, I met a friend who made it and I thought, “If she… Read More Chocolate Avocado Mousse? More like Chocolate Avocado Fudge Frosting (and only 3 Ingredients)!
Pavlova is a quintessential Kiwi dessert. Named after ballerina Anna Pavlova’s tour of New Zealand around the 1920s, it used to have hotly contested origins, but has recently been accepted as a distinctly NZ creation. The first time that I had pavlova was when we were still living in the States. My sister-in-law, Becca, researched… Read More Pavlova Love
A word of caution: this dessert could lead to declarations of love and/or spontaneous marriage proposals. Use wisely! I decided to make Chocolate Death for a church get-together. Once a month our church has an open discussion on Sunday nights. It’s jokingly referred to as “stump the pastor”, because it’s a time when anyone can… Read More Chocolate Death