"Life is like a box of chocolates ... you never know what you're gonna get." Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) As much as Americans are obsessed with living longer, it's amazing how many people don't want to be "old." As a group, we will nip and tuck, wear rhinestones all over our backsides, dye our hair… Continue reading Old, wrinkled and happy?
Have you ever seen the original version of the MacGyver TV series? Long story short, handsome guy with a quirky ability to turn anything -- and I mean anything -- into the very life-saving tool he needs. This sauce is to the kitchen as MacGyver was to danger. It can be a dip. It can… Continue reading MacGyver Chocolate Sauce
“Your hand and your mouth agreed many years ago that, as far as chocolate is concerned, there is no need to involve your brain.” Dave Barry, American humorist There's a health-affirming diet and there's deprivation. I love chocolate too much to ever confuse the two. Here is a recipe my daughters and I particularly love.… Continue reading Fruity Dark Chocolate
“Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.” Judith Viorst, American writer While I am skeptical of smoothies that are neon green -- I prefer my kale in non-liquid form, thank you -- there aren't many recipes for… Continue reading World’s best smoothie
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” Charles Schulz, American cartoonist It all started when a church youth leader wanted to drive home the point of the parable of the talents (an ancient unit of money). Like the executive type in Jesus's story, she gave each of us… Continue reading Bake Sale Brownies