Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cupcakes

Pinterest is always a treasure trove of ideas when it comes to recipe ideas….ok for anything, but I write a food blog, and recipes are my life!! I LOVE CHOCOLATE, there I said it. So when I saw a recipe for a chocolate pistachio cake, I saw cupcakes. Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cupcakes to be exact.

Dark Chocolate Pistachio Cupcakes

Having adapted a recipe from Jen at Baked By An Introvert, I have created quite possibly the best cupcakes I have ever made. Rich dark and chocolaty, with a hint of pistachio flavor, and pretty to boot! If you are looking for an impressive cake, follow Jenn’s recipe it has an extra chocolate component of ganache…yum!!!!

I love cake, but what is a cupcake but a personal cake? Easier to decorate, easier to store, easier to tote with you. Cupcakes are simply the best desserts.

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Macadamia Crunch Cod with Hawaiian Pineapple Slaw

The garden is finally starting to produce, produce…..lol! We have some excellent looking cabbage, of course, more than two people can eat, but I just love growing fresh veggies! Cole Slaw is a natural choice for cabbage, fresh and crunchy and can take on any flavor. Macadamia Crunch Cod with Hawaiian Pineapple Slaw is perfect for that first head of cabbage from your garden!

Macadamia Nut Cod

I have had a garden for many years, it’s one of my favorite things about summer. Growing your own fresh produce gives a sense of accomplishment, and knowing where your food is from is a bonus! Last year we had a relatively small garden, perfect in its own way, but this year we expanded. The cabbage was part of the garden expansion. Continue reading “Macadamia Crunch Cod with Hawaiian Pineapple Slaw”

Chicken Parmesan Dip

This time of year cooking a great big meal isn’t my thing. Summer is for snacking. Chicken Parmesan Dip is a meal turned into a dip.

Chicken Parmesan Dip

Imagine a hot dip with all the flavor of Chicken Parm. Chicken, marinara, and lots of cheese.

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