Crock Pot Chocolate Candy

With the holidays quickly approaching, this is actually a recipe that I’ve seen floating around in several different places.  And naturally, since it’s floating around in several different places, there are several different recipes for it.  I’ve seen different types of chocolate, different nuts, added coconut, all kinds of stuff.  Well, I kept this batchRead More

Chicken Cordon Bleu

This has to be one of my favorite chicken dishes of all time.  The first time I had it was on a dinner cruise in elementary school, and although the chicken cordon bleu I had then was one of the little frozen ones you can buy at the grocery store, I couldn’t get enough of it.  SeveralRead More

Chocolate Truffle Mini Tarts

I love mini tarts…they’re just so cute.  They’re finger sized foods, similar to cookies, but they’re pretty, cute, and delicious.  Did I mention they’re cute?  I’ve had several types of mini tarts over the years, and decided to make some super chocolatey tarts at home.  Just for the heck of it, because that’s just whatRead More

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Spaghetti is such an easy meal, in so many ways.  It’s very popular, it’s easy to heat up some sauce and to boil some noodles, and of course throwing some garlic bread in the oven.  I honestly don’t remember ever hearing someone say “Eww!” when they heard they were having spaghetti for dinner.  Shoot, theRead More

Chocolate Marshmallow Bars

This year for my birthday, my sister-in-law got me a dessert recipe book.  It’s Taste of Home, and a huge collection of recipes that other people have submitted over the years.  It was actually somewhat comical when I was going through the book and marking the recipes I wanted to make with the little stickyRead More

Orange Chiffon Cake

For our very last class in culinary school, we had Advanced Baking and Pastry.  So, you can only imagine my excitement, considering we were finishing up with the entire program with my favorite subject.  Well, this was one of the cakes that I had the opportunity to make in class.  The funniest part in making this cakeRead More