Too Much Chocolate Cake

Recipe by:Denise on All Recipes Ingredients 12 servings600 cals 1 (18.25 ounce) package devil’s food cake mix 1 (5.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix 1 cup sour cream 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 1/2 cup warm water 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)….

3 Bean Chili

2 lbs. lean ground turkey, browned 2 sweet bell peppers, finely chopped 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1, 15 oz. can white chili beans or canellini beans, rinsed 1, 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed 1, 15 oz. can light kidney beans, rinsed 1, 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes 1, 28 oz. can diced tomatoes…

Blueberry Scones

2 c. flour 1 Tbsp baking powder 1/4 c. sugar 2 tsp. kosher salt zest from 1 lemon 5 Tbsp. cold unsalted butter, cubed 1 c. fresh blueberries, rinsed & drained 1 c. + 1 tsp. heavy whipping cream 1 large egg Heat oven to 425˚. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside….

Key Lime Cheesecake

Crust 15 sheets graham crackers 3 Tbsp sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted Filling 3 (8 oz) pkgs. cream cheese, softened well (room temperature) 4 large eggs 2/3 cup sour cream 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 1/2 tsp rum extract 1 cup sugar 1 Tbsp cornstarch Toppings 1 cup…

The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

PLEASE NOTE: This is a high altitude cookie recipe, so adjustments may have to be made for sea level. 8 ounces softened unsalted butter 12 ounces bread flour (may have to add a Tablespoon or 2 if batter seems too wet) 1 tsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1/4 c….

Double Chocolate Banana Bread

1 c. sugar 1/2 c. unsalted butter, room temperature 2 large eggs, room temperature 4 medium ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 c. half n half 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1 c. whole wheat flour 1/2 c. cocoa powder 1 1/2 c. bread flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. orange zest 1/4…

Brie Én Croute

1/2 package (1 sheet) Pepperidge Farms® Puff Pastry Sheets 1 egg + 1 T. water, beaten 1/3 c. dried cherries, softened in hot water and drained (can also use dates) 1/4 c. chopped, toasted pecans 1/4 c. honey 1/2 tsp. fresh, finely chopped rosemary 1, 13.2 ounce round of Brie Serve with: crackers, French bread…

Herbed Italian Bread

1 (1/4-ounce) envelope active dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup warm water 2 3/4 cups bread flour 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt For the coating: 3 Tablespoons of olive oil mixed with 2 Tablespoons Italian Herb Seasoning In a stand mixer: combine the yeast, sugar and 1 cup warm water, let stand…

Amaretto Cheesecake

CRUST: 15 oz. Nilla waffer cookies 1 stick unsalted butter, melted FILLING: 4, 8 oz. packages of cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/4 c. sugar 1/2 c. sour cream 1/4 c. Amaretto liquor 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1/4 c. flour 5 eggs Heat oven to 450˚. Place a large pan filled with 1/2” of water…

Tiramisu

Many years ago, I worked at an Italian restaurant in Ann Arbor, Michigan called Il Palio. This is where my love for all things Italian sprouted …. food, wine, music, culture ….. At Palio I was friends with the chefs and where I truly learned how to not only properly use a knife (and hone…

Banana Bread with Ghirardelli Chocolate Chips

I’m going to note this first: I live at high altitude, so if you live at sea level you may have to cut cooking time and some of the flour to ensure it’s not dry 🙂 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 large eggs, room temperature 4 medium very ripe bananas, mashed…