Chocolate topped ice cream treats

For those of you who love an ice cream treat, but just can’t have a whole bowl, here is a great way to portion out a delicious dessert.  I scoop out Edy’s Vanilla ice cream into eight large cookie balls with my cookie scoop.  Freeze them on a tray and then make a quick ganache…

Chocolate nut candy

After shopping the chocolate shops up North, I decided to try to make my own chocolate candy.  The key to this recipe is buying upscale dark chocolate. I used Ghirardelli chocolate for this recipe.  I used my smaller slow cooker to melt the chocolate, so I would not have to monitor the temperature as closely….

Valentine brownie

Chocolate desserts have to be the ultimate choice for Valentine’s Day.  Sometimes making a favorite recipe in a special serving dish can make the dessert seem extra special. I have found over the years that I prefer to make my own Valentine’s Dinner.  I control the ingredients and the timing of the meal.  I can…

double chocolate brownies

from Martha Stewart comes this recipe for double chocolate brownies made with bittersweet chocolate plus unsweetened cocoa powder. this is another easy recipe and so much better than any store box brownies.  take the time to make these and enjoy a much better product all around. preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  line an 8…

chocolate lava cakes

  for that special someone, for that special day, or for that special dinner, think about trying this recipe for chocolate lava cakes.  i found the recipe online and decided to give it a try.  the preparation time is less than twenty minutes, and the baking time is about 20 minutes.  so, this recipe is…