She always claimed that through no fault of her own, she’d end up spending money needlessly in spite of her best efforts not to. And she was right; I saw this happen time and time again, despite the fact that she was more than a little tight-fisted, lol. (And I mean that in the nicest way possible, as a statement of fact rather than judgement. She was a great friend!) [Read more…]
This is the Fudgy Walnut Spread thinned out with a little milk. It’s very ganache-like, and in addition to being a delicious spread, it is also wonderful as a frosting for cupcakes! Every once in a while I get a really good idea that just seems to fall into my head (usually via a dream…and
A while ago a friend of mine was sweet enough to send me a copy of a book he thought I’d enjoy, called Mourad: New Morocan by Mourad Lahlou. My friend knows me well because I swooned over this book the instant I opened it.
I don’t know…it looks a little bit like canned meat…and it doesn’t smell good either, I told my friend on the phone. I was making dessert, and that’s not a sentence that should ever be said when referencing something sweet.
This is the final course of our homemade Valentine’s Day meal. And it really goes out with a bang. It’s not your typical mousse, since you won’t find any eggs here. Instead I used Greek yogurt to make it a little healthier (let’s face it, this meal was not light on calories, so we might