Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

I love me some chocolate, and I love me some really decadent cookies. These cookies fit both bills- super chocolatety, soft, and chewy. Double the chips, lots of cocoa with just enough coffee to make it interesting. I hope you like it. Dry ingredients:2 cups flour1/2 cup cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2…

Spinach and Artichoke Dip with a twist.

This is a favorite appetizer at many a date-night restaurant. It’s a safe bet and very ”same” no matter where you go. Well, safe and same is not what a mad scientist does. I did start with most of the normal things you know: cream cheese, sour cream, and spinach then came the changes. I…

Hummingbird Cookies

This is a cake that dreamed of being a cookie and wished upon a falling star. Not really but it was better than me saying I didn’t feel like making a cake. This has the all the goodies – bananas, pineapple, warm spices, all topped with cream cheese frosting. I hope you like it. Editors…

Savory Puffs

I had never had savory puffs (choux); they are usually filled with sweet cream, chocolate,or a sweet filling. I decided to try something different. I put salty prosciutto, creamy goat cheese, chives, and sweet red pepper. I hope you like it. Choux:1 stick butter1 cup water1 cup flour4 eggs Filling:6 ounces goat cheese at roomtemperature6…

Clams Casino

This is another old school dish your parents might have ordered on a night out on town. You still might find it in that steakhouse at the beach where the locals go, you know the one with the dark wood panelIng and the bad lighting. Well it’s still is a classic and still tasty if…