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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Warm up the fire places!  It is the first day of fall, school is back in full force, and the catering business is getting ready for high season. I just recently had my first holiday menu printed.  I know that may sound crazy since we have been in business for 4 years...

A Winter Dinner Party with Chocolate Mousse Cake

Ingredients 1/4 pound bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1/3 cup hot coffee  (I think, a french coffee press is the best for good dark coffee) 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup sugar 1 pinch of salt 4 large eggs, separated Directions...

Candied Nut Treats!

Happy Halloween!  It has been a great start to the holiday fun.  I am still pecking away at the computer but, only 2 more weeks in a cast!  Thanks for all the thoughtful notes of recovery! G&H has great new help and we are excited about the upcoming...

No Graceful Way About It

Bonjour!  I am sorry there is no photo or video of me trying to walk on these rocks while attempting to go against the waves and up an embankment (not really).  I sat in my chair for a good hour watching everyone tackling this problem before I felt courageous enough...

Buttercream Icing

When I see my little Gabby Goose outside playing, content with herself, making up foods, cooking for her bug friends, chatting to herself and those made up creatures, my heart melts with love.  All of my girls did this at some point.  The older girls don't do it...

You want WHAT for Christmas? Pound Cake!

It is finally here!  The season that little people and some big people favor most of the year.  Christmas is finally upon us! I may have written this before, but this is not my favorite holiday. I am not a fan.  We all feel way too busy rushing around, and...