Blue Cheese Twice-Baked Potatoes

Blue Cheese Twice-Baked Potatoes

A few years ago, a good friend brought along a dish of mashed potatoes to a potluck and surprised us all by announcing they were accented with blue cheese! I have to confess…I’m in love with about 99% of all cheeses out there. But the blue (“bleu”) variety and I have never totally gotten along. …

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Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

Dark Chocolate Bread Pudding

This sinfully rich dark chocolate bread pudding tastes like a pan of warm fudgy brownies. For the best taste and texture, use challah bread and real chocolate. Offer me bread pudding and I’ll take a hard pass. The thought of soggy white bread swimming in a pool of cream sauce sounds like an epic waste …

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies

These cookies with cream cheese and mini chocolate chip simply melt in your mouth. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies  are simple, light and delicious, my favorite cookie recipe.  Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cookies I often prepare them,  for breakfast, with a glass of milk,  for snack with a cup of tea or coffee, or whenever I crave …

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Creole Shrimp and Grits

Creole Shrimp and Grits

Happy Mardi Gras! Ah, the last big feast before the Lenten season of sacrifice begins. I don’t need many excuses to whip up decadent food, but Mardi Gras is definitely as good a reason as any. I kicked things off on Friday with Bourbon Bread Pudding (it’s now gone and I would like to have …

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French Toast Eggs in a Hole

French Toast Eggs in a Hole

Golden French toast sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon and topped with perfectly cooked eggs baked right in the middle. So there’s this local diner that my husband and I LOVE to go to. I realize how sad that might sound. It even sounds sad to me sometimes. But being able to order breakfast 24/7, I get …

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