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Gooey Double-Chocolate Mocha Cookies from Theo Chocolate

The word “gooey” is increasing popular. If you use the Google Ngram app, you can track a history of word usage all the way back to 1800. Gooey did not appear at all until about 1900. Usage crept up to 1940, leveled until the early 1960’s and now doubles every 10 years or so. People…

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Milk Chocolate Frosting from Flour Flavors by Alice Medrich

I know, Hanakah and Christmas and New Year's are past us. But, the holiday season now does not officially end until Super Sunday. So, you still have time for holiday baking. We should all thank the NFL. And this extended holiday season truly is, for many of us, the peak baking season of the year…

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Hot Chocolate for Santa

I keep trying hot chocolate recipes and I keep concluding that this is the very best recipe. To aid Santa tonight, you can make this in quantity, some for him, lots for you as you finish off the tree decoration. I've changed the recipe a bit over time. Now, I want the milk-cream mixture hot…

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Christmas Breakfast Chocolate Sour cream Crumb Cakes from Marcel Desaulniers

Christmas breakfast. How about a Chocolate Sour Cream Crumb Cake, piled as deep with flavor as your tree is high. Chocolate and cinnamon are a wonderful combination. Who can resist a crumb topping. And sour cream cake, with buttermilk too, is always a breakfast winner. Everything comes together in this stocking stuffer of a breakfast…

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