Sinless Chocolate Mousse

Above Photo Credit [Source] — I don’t have my own photo (yet) because we ate the mousse before I could take one! Ladies…we love our chocolate. Not to exclude you gents but we ladies really love our chocolate. But we don’t love the guilt, the fat, the extra inch on our thighs….

Holiday Baking 2011

Here is the short list of what I plan to bake this holiday season. I’m sure I will be adding to it… Click on the images to go to the recipes online.   Cherry-Pistachio Nougat For these I used parchment paper sprayed with cooking spray instead of edible rice paper. It was…

Chocolate-Filled Mango Cupcakes with Cherry Frosting

Above: Finished cupcake revealing the chocolate center. I came up with this while planning my daughter’s fifth birthday party. I wanted a tropical theme to celebrate her roots (she is half Dominican and spent her first 4 years there) but I also needed to incorporate chocolate, my daughter’s favorite food. Chocolate-Filled Mango…

Christmas Bark

For me, a gift is not a gift if I don’t make it or at least enhance it in a creative way. This year was a challenge because I’m living in my mom’s tiny house, no space of my own, no workspace. So I knew I couldn’t sew or make any type…