15 posts tagged chocolate

Mini-Whoopie Pies as Halloween Spiders

In preparation for Halloween week on Make & Taste I thought about some classic kid treats.  My inspiration for these mini-whoopie pies came from two places.  First, my family recently attended ... Continue Reading

Virginia Feature: Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate is a treat associated with feelings of affection. Smelling and eating chocolate can create sensations of happiness and love. With it’s slight caffeine content, chocolate even has the ... Continue Reading

Virginia Feature: Baked Beignets Dipped in Chocolate

“Beignet,” the French word for donut, is made out of fried dough with a dusting of powdered sugar on top. There is nothing quite like the scent of sweet fried dough. When I was a student in ... Continue Reading

Cape Cod Road Trip: The Chatham Candy Manor

I have been visiting the Chatham Candy Manor, in Chatham, Ma, since I was a child, so the ability to bring my son to a place that holds so many fond memories is a thrill.  My toddler has now enjoyed ... Continue Reading

Homemade Chocolate Brownies

This was a new one for me.  I had always used a box mix, but saw this recipe on Food52 and when reviewing the ingredients and steps, I knew I could make them.  The best part was that I only needed ... Continue Reading