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Rocky Mountain Avalanche Bars

I had a special place when I was a kid, called the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. When I had been extra good, or my parents were in an unusually good mood, we’d go into town and I’d get a treat. Now, I wasn’t one to just choose a treat willy nilly. I’d weigh my options,...

Espresso Marshmallows and a GIVEAWAY from Dolce Gusto

Me and coffee. It’s a love hate relationship. On one hand, I love coffee flavor, preferably when mixed with copious amounts of cream and sugar. A punch of espresso brings life to dark chocolate. Coffee ice cream, well, if it weren’t so cold I would bathe in it. On the other hand, more than a...

Southern Artisan Brownie Box GIVEAWAY

More baking with goat cheese. This time in the form of brownies. Belle Chevre Cremery has brought back their popular Southern Artisan Brownie Gift box this holiday season, and for good reason. The box comes with 3 bars of Olive & Sinclair chocolate (produced right here in Nashville!) and a log of Belle Chevre goat...

The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap: Recipe Roundup Part 1

Hold on to your horses, folks. This is the post you’ve all been waiting for. The cookie-extravaganza. The recipe roundup! Over the last few days we’ve been gathering links to everyone’s recipe posts. From Blondies to Biscotti, Shortbread to Snickerdoodles, there’s a little bit of everything. And then some. You guys seriously rocked it. I’m...

Herb & Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Don’t mess with my mashed potatoes. Or, do mess with them, but only if the messing contains one of the following masher-approved additions: A). Garlic B). Cheese C). Herbs Bonus points if you use more than one. While my all-time favorite mashed potatoes are still (and probably always will be) the Definitive Roasted Garlic Mashed...