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Sinfully Delicious....Sinful Decadent Triple Chocolate Cookies

Call me naive! When I want something sinful my mind wanders to visions of chocolate. Images of thick chocolate ganache atop a buttery shortbread cookie or chunks of dark and white chocolate folded gently into a bundt cake batter or chocolate added to raspberries for sweet delicious scones. 750 more words


achiote brownies

I grew up in the island of Guam, which is a territory of the United States. My parents are Filipino, but decided to become US citizens and raise their children on Guam; that way we could still be close enough to the Philippines to visit our extended family once in a while (It’s a 3-hour plane ride from Guam to the PI), yet still be US citizens. 593 more words


Chocolate Peanut Butter Whoopie Pies

Whoopie pies were a childhood staple growing up in Maine. These sandwich cookies were essentially miniature chocolate cakes filled with gooey marshmallow filling. You could make them at home as my best friend’s mother did but my favorite were the ones sold on the counters of neighborhood general stores. 446 more words


#RobotsDrinkingTea - what I've been drawing lately: Robots & Tea & Coffee

Yes, indeed.  Then, apparently, opening pictures in Paint and added fun captions.  Or, what are supposed to be “fun” captions.  I was tired when I made this one.   37 more words

Creative Writing

Flourless Chocolate Cake: Three Updates To A Chocolate Lover's Heart

Flourless cakes are a great way to accommodate anyone you care about who may have a gluten sensitivity. This recipe would also work really well as a low-carb or diabetic friendly dessert, with a few simple swaps.   1,498 more words

Amy B. Gutierrez

Chocolate Layer Cake

With the upcoming lovey-dovey, mushy, (valentine) holiday fast approaching, you may be wondering what to get that “special someone” in your life. Forgo the flowers and think outside of the box and make something from scratch! 660 more words

Cakes & Cupcakes

Homemade Irish Cream

Twas the night before Christmas Eve and my handcrafted gifts had yet to be finished. Or in most cases, even begun. A month of some excellent planning and plotting had unfortunately resulted in precious little execution. 655 more words