Grilled German Bratswurst

Grilled German Bratswurst

Years ago Ranger Craig and I had a college friend who came to visit from time to time.  He was originally from Wisconsin and every time he stayed with us he would grill his famous bratwurst. I was never a huge brats fan until these luscious brats touched my lips.  I was hooked.  Immediately. I’ve met several people from the great state of Wisconsin and this method for preparing brats seems to be tradition.  No more throwing it on the...

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Mexican Chocolate Sauce

Mexican Chocolate Sauce

I think I’ve firmly established the fact that I love chocolate.  I love all kinds of chocolate; spiced chocolate, chocolate with cocoa nibs, chocolate with candied orange peel, and I am totally in love with the new seasonal Theo chocolate caramel ginger and rose bar. My two sassy gals even know where I hide my chocolate stash in the house (I have to keep moving it!), and they always figure out where I’ve hidden my “on the...

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Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant Parmesan

I think I’m going through an eggplant phase.  Last week I craved a slow cooked ratatouille  and ended up testing three different recipes.  The result was so yummy I had to blog it. So you’d think I’d be tired of eggplant by now.  But I’m thinking eggplant parmesan sounds like another perfect eggplant dish to satisfy my eggplant craving. Every time I prepare this divine little dish I think of my friend Daniella LaDolce....

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Roasted Ratatouille with Fresh Herbs served over Toasted Baguette Slices

Roasted Ratatouille with Fresh Herbs served over Toasted Baguette Slices

It was a busy first day of the work week and once again I arrived home late with all my grocery bags in hand, only to realize it was 5pm.  Great.  I knew I had something in mind for dinner but I couldn’t remember what it was. I checked my frig and thanked myself for thinking ahead (by one day!) and purchasing a beautiful piece of Alaskan Halibut the day before.  I know what you’re thinking.  It’s what I was thinking.  What am...

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Heidi’s Peanut Butter Cups

Heidi’s Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate!  It’s time. It’s time I posted something über delicious and almost naughty.  And these little darlings are just that.  So delicious and so decadent and rich they almost feel like your breaking a rule or telling a fiblet (Fiblet… my word for when my two darling daughters don’t QUITE tell me the honest to gosh truth). In trying desperately to describe to you how wonderful and rich and “decadent”...

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