baking · chocolate · Uncategorized

Red velvet-chocolate chip cookie bars

I believe that love can be created in the kitchen. Well, maybe not love, itself, but expressions of love certainly can be. When I look back on the gifts my children have given me over the years, the most memorable and valuable ones to me were the things that they created, wrote, or worked to… Continue reading Red velvet-chocolate chip cookie bars

chocolate · holidays

Chocolate cupcakes: What’s not to love?

I happen to love chocolate. I don’t eat a lot of it, ¬†because I don’t eat a lot of sugar, but when I do eat it, I usually go for chocolate! During the Valentine’s Day season, chocolate becomes a nationwide obsession, practically. Heart-shaped boxes of chocolate show up in drugstores and grocery stores, magazine covers… Continue reading Chocolate cupcakes: What’s not to love?


Chunky Valentine Blondies on KLTV

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day, friends!¬† I had the blessing of being invited by Grant Dade, morning meteorologist at KLTV7 in Tyler and who is a great cook, too, to join him on his weekly “Cooking Up a Storm” segment today.¬† I gladly accepted the invitation, and decided to make something fun for Valentine’s Day to… Continue reading Chunky Valentine Blondies on KLTV