Tagged: ‘chocolate chips’

The Microwave: Dressed Up S’Mores: Marshmallow Dessert Nachos

“This dessert will make you a star among whoever you serve it to!” says the promo material for this recipe. It is really unique and great fun food for a party.

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Murray’s Blondies with Chocolate Chips and Nuts

Blondies by Esimpraim
Need a fabulous homemade treat for friends to nosh or dinner guests? Blondies take minutes to prepare.
Makes 16 2-inch squares for bite sized or 1 dozen bars


  • 3/4 cup light or dark brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3 ounces…

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Blondie is Far More Than a Musical Rock Group

Most people have never heard of Murray Jaffe. But if you shop at stores that stock mainstream natural foods like Whole Foods, you are familiar with products from a company called Barbara’s. From the best instant mashed potatoes (yes, there is such a thing–I use them in bread machine recipes all the time) to dry cereals with no refined sugar, the man who conceived, created, and promoted the products is Murray Jaffe. The moniker Barbara is the name of his daughter.

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Gourmet Banana Chocolate Tart

Flavor is the ultimate imperative. Take three delicious flavor innovations, exotic yet homespun at the same time—lime, banana, and chocolate. What makes an uncooked pie taste so darned good? The flavors. The cold creamy textures really add to the esthetic joy of devouring a slice.

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Doctor Up Your Ice Cream

I love ice cream. And considering the rash of ice cream books these days, everyone else feels the same way I do. You can play ice cream on any level–your favorite flavor at the supermarket or make your own. It really doesn’t matter. If you love the flavor, you are satisfied.

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Chocolate Cake of the Month: Cookie and Cake with Heart

You want some dessert, but are satisfied with a few cookies or a slice of cake, not more than that. And you don’t want it hanging around the house for days, worrying about eating too much, have to give away the rest, or have to freeze it. If you are half of a couple or live alone, small batch baking is not a new concept for you, but a practical way to bake.

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The Microwave: Hot Chocolate for A Group with Vanilla Whipped Cream

Hot Chocolate the Divine. This recipe comes close to a fabulous ritual drink. It will make a hot chocolate similar to Starbucks, which uses a syrup.

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