Individual Coffee-Chocolate Mud Pie Recipe with Espresso-Chocolate Sauce

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My dad turned 80 last week.  80! Think of every positive, loving adjective you can, and my dad’s all that. Plus, he’s the most youthful, active 80-year-old in existence. My dad doesn’t have a day without an hour with the LA Times and his dog at the local coffee shop, a hike and/or a visit […]

Espresso Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Espresso-Chocolate Sauce Recipe

I eat it with a spoon. I dip my biscotti in it. I drizzle it over my ice cream. I cover strawberries with it. I pour it over bananas. Really, I could drink it. Over the weekend I served it with Individual Chocolate-Coffee Mud Pies for my dad’s birthday.  (We’ll have that tomorrow.  Stay tuned.) […]

Introducing Choctál Ice Cream

Introducing Choctál Ice Cream - choclate and vanilla | cookigontheweekends.com

This post is not sponsored.  Every now and then I come across a product that I feel an obligation to share with you.  (A culinary obligation, that is.) This ice cream is amazing and I really want all of you to experience it’s deliciousness! DOMINICAN CHOCOLATE | MADAGASCAR VANILLA MEXICAN VANILLA | KALIMANTAN CHOCOLATE Yes, […]

Spiced Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Spiced Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe-yellow | cookingontheweekends.com

Chocolate chips or not, banana bread has always been, and always will be cake. Sure, it’s shaped like bread, presented and sliced like bread, and well, perhaps we feel better having it for breakfast when we call it bread — but lest be real, it’s cake. It’s soft, sweet and warm.  Ummm?  Yep, it’s cake. […]

Frozen Chocolate Pistachio Truffle Bars

Frozen Chocolate Pistachio Truffle Bars-red-pink-brown-3 | cookingonthewwwkends.com

A couple of weeks ago, my 9-year-old son and I made a mud pie for my father-in-law’s birthday celebration. Hoping nothing too bizarre would be selected, I let my son choose the flavors. (This was risky because his favorite flavors are often florescent colors of the rainbow!) I was so happy — and relieved — […]

Flourless Chocolate Kahlúa-Espresso Decadence Cake

Chocolate Kahlúa-Espresso Decadence Cake Recipe- white-ramekins with sprinkled sugar and butter | COOKINGONTHEWEEKENDS.COM

There are seven more chocolate recipe-planning days until Valentine’s Day. Let’s be honest: Valentine’s Day is simply a good excuse to eat chocolate — and for one reason and one reason only —  because it’s just so good. This recipe is absolutely luscious.  I mean seriously, it’s oozing with melting dark chocolate, scented with espresso beans, […]

35+ Super Delicious Holiday Cookie Recipes – 2014

35+ Holiday Cookie Recipes - cookingontheweekends.com

There is a cookie here for everyone.  Everyone. Soft and chewy, chocolaty and decadent, light and airy, crisp and fruity, smooth and creamy, sweet and salty, gluten-free and nutty, unique and traditional, and spicy and rich. Lovely with coffee, unbelievable for breakfast, a scrumptious snack, delightful with tea, divine after dinner, and always a delicious […]

The Everything Cookie

The Everything Cookie | cookingontheweekends.com

You might be thinking The Everything Cookie is similar to a “Kitchen Sink” cookie.  You know, the cookies you throw everything into (M & M’s, oats, raisins, nuts, etc.)? Think again. Think The Everything Bagel. Think The Everything Bagel without the garlic and onion. Think The Everything Bagel without the garlic and onion and with […]

Chocolate Avocado Breakfast Bars on Eating Rules for #OctoberUnprocessed

Chocolate Avocado Breakfast Bars for #OctoberUnprocessed

There’s so much going on in the food world in October:  National Apple Month, National Chili  Month, Vegetarian Awareness Month, and believe it or not, there are many more foods being celebrated. For Andrew Wilder of Eating Rules, the most important one is October Unprocessed — it’s his creation, after all. This is a month […]

Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies {Gluten-Free Recipe}

Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Oat Cookies Gluten-Free Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

Have you ever had a healthy cookie?  Not always so good, right? Okay, perhaps it can be good if you’re not comparing it to a “regular” cookie. When I make a cookie that’s healthier than most, it means I’m adding in some nutrients, not removing all of the ingredients that make a cookie a cookie.  […]

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