Chocolate Eclairs

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These mini chocolate eclairs for two positively melt my heart.  I want to dunk them in my coffee in the morning, snack on them in the afternoon, and eat them for dessert after dinner.  The good news in that scenario is that this recipe only makes 6 mini two-bite eclairs.  If you share these with […]

A small batch of BEIGNETS.

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I’m just going to say it:  this is the best recipe that has ever come out of my kitchen.  Sorry to be so demonstrative, but I’m still on a powdered sugar high.  I bought a 7-pound bag at Costco last week. I’m a beignet freak.  They make me a bit emotionally unstable, as in, I […]

King Cake Donut Bars

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Onwards with the Mardi Gras theme!  I can’t help but be happy when I think of Mardi Gras. I had my first bite of King Cake in the Big Easy at The Court of Two Sisters.  Truthfully, there was a slight moment of disappointment, because when one hears the word ‘cake,’ you expect sweet cake.  […]

Homemade Monkey Bread Muffins

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I promised you lots of purple, green, and yellow sprinkles, and today, I’m delivering.  If you’re not as jazzed about Mardi Gras as I am, then you can certainly leave off the sprinkles.  They’re more for panache than actual flavor. Monkey bread is the first recipe I ever made by myself.  I made it in […]

Rum Raisin Waffled French Toast

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Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, I think we should celebrate all weekend by making lots of desserts for two!  But, I’m slightly biased in that opinion.  On the slight chance that you and your Valentine are celebrating Valentine’s Day on Saturday with a breakfast in bed option, I’ve got you covered. […]

Espresso Chip Pancakes

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Hey, Monday.  Let’s ease into this, mmk? Heidi has a line in her first cookbook about how some people need more than just coffee to get out of bed each morning.  She suggests adding chocolate to her espresso banana muffins.  That line really stuck with me, and I add chocolate to almost all of our […]

Double Coconut Crunch Muffins

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I packed these little puppies in my bag for our big move.  I can’t get enough of their crunchiness.  The crunchy ingredient is raw millet, but I didn’t want to scare you off with millet in the recipe title.  No, you don’t have to have a beak to eat millet! When raw millet is stirred […]