I don’t straight up drink espresso or coffee, but I do love a good cappuccino mashup — mocha frappuccinos, anyone? So my thoughts naturally veered toward a coffee/chocolate pairing.
You’ve likely had a similar dessert before. But this stands out because of the peanut butter mousse, which is so light and fluffy and yet strongly peanut butter-flavored that I often find myself wanting to eat spoonful after spoonful without any restraint. Hell, it’s outright addictive. Paired with the two chocolates, the mousse still holds its own.
The best thing about this recipe is that it is simple. You barely add any extra work in the prep department and the whole lot is pureed so you don’t have to go at them with a masher.
I hate cream cheese. There, I said it. But before you get your social media pitch forks out, let me qualify my first statement. Like all other cheeses, I cannot eat it uncooked. Why? Not sure. Maybe it is a chemical change in taste and texture after cooking. Even then, I find an excess of […]
There’s no denying: Cauliflower is having its moment. Cauliflower rice. Cauliflower grits. Cauliflower steak. Fried cauliflower. Mashed cauliflower. Roasted cauliflower. For many, it’s a low-carb substitute. Me, I just love its versatility; that it’s healthier is a bonus. Cauliflower can be “meaty” substitution to a protein, a flavorful side, or a replacement for certain starches […]
Ask almost any of my family or friends about their favorite dessert and they’ll cite ice cream as the top contender. Not me, though. I’ve always gone for brownies or cake first. But lately — and I am convinced it’s the undue influence of my sister and niece — I’ve been craving ice cream. In fact, I’ve […]
Never go shopping with an 8-year-old. Despite being warned that we planned only to buy items for her class’ Valentine’s Day party, my niece immediately began identifying one thing after another she hoped my sister would add to our Hobby Lobby basket. But I’m to blame for the brownie bowls. As we wandered the store, a […]