Kitchen: Fireball Whisky Truffles

(This recipe disappeared off Fireball’s website, so use it at your own risk!) 20 ounces bittersweet chocolate (60 to 70 percent cocoa), divided into a 12-ounce portion and an 8-ounce portion, finely chopped 2/3 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup ( 1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 tablespoons whiskey About 1 cup Dutch-process unsweetened […]

The eternal to-do list: Pinterest dessert ideas

Perusing my oldest Pinterest pins (on a Saturday night! How exciting!), I noticed how when I joined 5 years ago, I tended to only pin foods that were kind of kitschy-creative. And desserts. They were all desserts. Some early highlights: Sources: Wizard of Oz cupcake Lego mini-cakes–original source disappeared Tetris Brownies Nutter Butter Snowmen Gingerbread […]

Friday Food: Vegan Slow Cooker Sweet Potato & Black Bean Soup

Vegan Slow Cooker Sweet Potato & Black Bean Soup (adapted from Everyday Reading and Kalyn’s Kitchen) Serves 4-6 1 t coconut oil ½ t ground cumin ½ t chili powder ½ t black pepper 1 t minced garlic 1/4 c chopped kale 1½ cups dried black beans, rinsed (or 3 cans black beans, drained and rinsed) […]