A valentine’s day puppy chow chex mix with white chocolate and cinnamon plus red hots, conversation hearts and jelly belly beans. Puppy chow(?) you might be thinking. . .like. . . for dogs(?). . .this puppy chow is for people. . .maybe you know it by a different name. . . does muddy buddies ring a bell?
You don’t have to be a hardcore peanut butter cup fanatic like me to enjoy this extremely decadent pie. It does help but as my family gently reminded me a sincere love is not required. (What? My peanut-butter-cup-loving-mind automatically assumes everyone feels the same way. Like it’s a fact of life you can’t avoid. Must love peanut butter cups.) With somewhat low expectations stemming from… [Read more]
The Heavenly Housewife recently issued a cheesecake challenge to bake Ottolenghi’s Caramel and Macadamia Cheesecake. She was inspired to recreate this remarkable cheesecake after trying it at Ottolenghi’s restaurant. A rich and creamy cheesecake topped with soft, gooey caramel and the irresistible crunch of macadamia nut brittle? Umm, o.k…no need to ask me twice!