Tag Archives: Dark chocolate

One Hundred Hamantaschen

Purim is the Jewish holiday celebrating the salvation of the Jews of ancient Persia from annihilation at the hands of the king’s wicked advisor, Haman. The heroes of the story are Queen Esther, whose bravery and disclosure of her Jewish … Continue reading

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Pink and Fluffy: Chocolate Raspberry Marshmallows

As my friends and family know, I detest pink, fluffy things. Yet somehow I love Valentine’s Day. After all, what’s not to like about a holiday dedicated to chocolate? So in the spirit of the holiday, I am going to … Continue reading

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Triple Layer Chocolate Mint Brownies

For the last several weeks, I have been actively researching how mint became so closely associated with the holiday season. I was hoping that the ever-popular candy cane would provide some answers. Little did I know that the first candy … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pancakes (Squared)

Pumpkin Pancakes! Pumpkin. Plus pancakes. Seriously, does breakfast really get much better? In my last post, I talked about the origins of pumpkin. But what about pancakes? Pancakes have existed is various forms for thousands of years as a flat cake … Continue reading

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