Sweet Tea Oven-Fried Chicken

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I adore the month of February.  I love to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  The few days in February that remind us of impending Springtime are joyous.  I’m a nut for Mardi Gras.  But most of all, I love February because it’s my wedding anniversary.  That’ll be one year, folks.  Wow.  It’s gone fast.  As a couple [ Click to continue Reading! ]

40+ Chocolate Desserts for Two

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I sorted through my archives and collected all of my most fabulous chocolate desserts for two.  This Valentine’s Day, no one will go without chocolate.  Hooray!  All of these recipes serve just two people. If you make one of my mini chocolate desserts for two, I would love to hear about it. If you get [ Click to continue Reading! ]

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. [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Moscato Gelee with Blood Oranges

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Last week, I made a recipe for my Valentine that consisted of exactly what he wanted:  a small batch of chocolate cupcakes with chocolate buttercream.  Simple, delicious, and zero frills.  Today, I’m sharing a recipe for my ideal Valentine dessert:  a quick and easy Moscato gelee topped with blood oranges and whipped cream.  It’s definitely [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Simple Chocolate Cupcakes

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I used to take requests on this site.  Then, I got married.  Now, I take dessert requests from my husband. Not that I actually listen to him half the time, but I do need him. I’m a die-hard lemon dessert lover, and chocolate? Well, I could take it or leave it.  (I know, the horror!)  If [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Red Hot Cinnamon Apple Cake

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Welcome to February!  February is for lovers, and I’m so happy it’s finally here! Valentine’s Day is a big deal around these parts, and I’ve got loads of cute desserts for two to share with you this year.  First up:  this spicy cinnamon apple cake.  I made a cinnamon cake in a 6″ round cake [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Dinner for Two: Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

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I feel like I’ve been doling out lots of sugar lately—sugar with a side of rich topped with decadent.  So, I’m sharing this awesome Caesar salad for two recipe with you. Exactly what makes it awesome is this:  my best friend Esther’s easy Caesar dressing. Since Esther is preggo, the dressing doesn’t contain raw eggs. [ Click to continue Reading! ]

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 [ Click to continue Reading! ]