Did you know that hot chocolate and hot cocoa are not the same thing? All these years, I’ve been using the phrases interchangeably, and it turns out there is a difference.
I’m sure there are plenty of fun and fancy ways to add coconut and almonds to fudge. But seriously, I was having one of those what-can-I-throw-together-in-5-minutes kind of days. And it worked out perfectly!
Donuts mean Halloween to me. Pumpkin, donuts, Halloween, chocolate milk, they all go together, right?
To make this cheesecake, I started with my great-grandfather’s recipe. We knew him as Grandpa Chuck, but when he was cooking, he preferred Chowhound Charlie, making the official title of this recipe “Chowhound Charlie’s New York Cheesecake.”
The reason Robb loves this cake, beyond the fond childhood memories, is that it is not too rich. It actually has quite a mild chocolate flavor, and a perfectly amazing dense and moist texture.
When I mentioned to Carla that I needed a killer brownie recipe for the upcoming family reunion brownie bake-off for eternal fame and glory, she suggested I try her Peanut Butter Crispy Marshmallow Brownies.