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Chocolate Goodies for your Valentine

February 13, 2014
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  Dark Chocolate Chili Truffles Wishing you all a wonderful Valentine’s day! I hope you will find one or two chocolate goodies for your Valentine among my featured irresistible treats. Spicy Chocolate Cupcakes   Chocolate Port Truffles   Mousse au Chocolat   Kahlua Chocolate Cake    Milk Chocolate Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies Find more recipe inspirations […]

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German Red Wine Cake

February 7, 2014
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  Join me at my friend Michele’s over at Cooking with Michele were you will find my recipe for German red wine cake. This German red wine cake recipe is a specialty from my home region the German wine road. Michele will also share her view on the unforgettable  culinary adventure to Germany and France […]

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Mousse au Chocolat

December 30, 2013
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Over the Holidays my daughter asked me to  make mousse au chocolat for dessert. This is one of my kids all time favorite chocolaty treat. This specific recipe was given to me by my friend Vroni while we were roommates over 20 years ago in Germany. At the time she was attending law school in […]

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Chocolate Pecan Brownie Cookies

January 20, 2013
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  Due to severe lack of dessert in the house, my daughter decided to bake these chocolate pecan brownie cookies. In short, they are amazing. Chocolatey, salty, crunchy,and buttery (as Mr. Rockies puts it), these cookies will thwart even the most determined dieter. It would be hard to resist this kind of chocolatey goodness. However, […]

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Kahlua Chocolate Cake

August 3, 2012
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Kahlua chocolate cake must have been invented for serious chocoholics. It has three times the chocolate; chocolate chips, baking mix and chocolate pudding. This Kahlua chocolate cake has been a kitchen staple for many years at our house . It is super moist, keeps well and can be prepared a few days in advance. It […]

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Dark Chocolate Chili Truffles and a Visit to Ouray Colorado

July 17, 2012
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On our recent two week RV trip we spent the last couple of days in southern Colorado. One of the stops was Ouray , where, in search for coffee and some treats, we happened to stumble over a little gem, Mouse’s Chocolate & Coffee shop. It was actually my daughter who spotted the sign first, […]

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Celebrating two years of blogging with Spicy Chocolate Cupcakes filled with Nutella Chili Chocolate Ganache and Chili Cream Cheese Frosting

March 1, 2012
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Two years pass so quickly, especially when you are having fun. Therefore I am proud to have reached the goals for my blog that I set myself a year ago. One was to improve my pictures. Many thanks go to Jennifer Olson, my photography instructor, for being so patient with me. Through Jen I discovered […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day & David Lebovitz’s Chocolate Port Truffles

February 10, 2012
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I am a big fan and follower of David Lebovitz’s blog, David Lebovitz. David is an American living in Paris. He is a pastry chef, writer, culinary tour guide and food blogger. Well, I am sure you already know him.  I really enjoy reading his blog. He just makes me laugh. While thumbing through my […]

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Donauwelle – My Guest Post at “Cooking with Michele”

February 8, 2012
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Today I am guest posting a German cake, Donauwelle, at “Cooking with Michele”. Michele is one of my local Denver food blogger friends that I highly admire because of her versatile talents. She takes clients to Italy on cooking trips, keeps a successful catering business and just finished her very first cookbook. She teaches cooking […]

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Mausi’s Midnight Crackles

April 6, 2011
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Whenever my daughter is baking it has to be a recipe including some chocolate. This time she wanted to bring some chocolate cookies to school. Her and her classmates had a small celebration after finishing  lesson #100 in their math book. Mausi (is one of my daughter’s nick names since birth and means little mouse […]

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