Posted on Thursday, 23rd September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been a little under the weather lately (chest cold, sore throat, fever, chills, ugh!). It’s not right to be sick when the weather is so nice outside, but to make matters worse, it seems like forever since I’ve felt good

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A photo of a Baileys Chocolate Pots de Creme dessert pictured with a spoon full suspended in the air.
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Posted on Saturday, 18th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I have been trying (unsuccessfully) to recover from a terrible cold and I was looking forward to a little “me” time last night.  Both kids had plans for the evening and I was all set to pour myself a cup

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A photo of chocolate-piped peanut butter cookies cooling on a wire rack.
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Posted on Friday, 17th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve baked many chocolate cakes, but this time I was about to do something I’d never done before. I was going to make a chocolate cake with beer.  And I don’t even like beer!  But I was determined to give

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A photo of chocolate stout cake with peanut butter frosting placed on a wooden board.
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Posted on Monday, 13th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

When someone walks into my home for the first time they immediately notice my obsession for chocolate and cookbooks.  Instantly they are tempted with 3 or 4 bowls of different chocolate confections or the chocolate dessert of the day.  

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A photo of a chocolate flourless cake on a cake stand with a slice of flourless chocolate cake placed in front on a white, square plate with a fork.
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Posted on Friday, 10th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Back to school is always bittersweet for me.  It’s back to schedules (I hate schedules!), the weather is starting to change (Ugh! snow is just around the corner) and the house starts to get a little quiet.  It’s almost time

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A photo of Nigella Lawson's double chocolate chip muffins wrapped in parchment paper and tied with string and placed on a wooden tray.
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Posted on Tuesday, 7th September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Where did the summer go?!  I can’t believe my son, Matt, is back to classes already.  I wanted to finish off the summer holidays with a delicious dessert and I knew Nigella’s easy chocolate cheesecake would be the perfect treat.

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A close up photo of a chocolate cheesecake with chocolate sauce, butter caramel sauce and toasted hazelnuts.
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Posted on Friday, 3rd September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve always wanted to learn how to make doughnuts at home but found the task a little daunting, until now.  I started experimenting with Donna Hay’s recipes in the last couple of months and every recipe I’ve made has turned

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A photo of 4 chocolate glazed doughnuts with one suspended in the air.
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Posted on Thursday, 2nd September 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

I am always on the look out for extra special breakfast ideas, especially the make-ahead kind.  I first spotted Sugar Donut Muffins at Foodgawker and Tastespotting.  When searching for a recipe all roads lead me to Nicole and her amazing

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A photo of a person's hand holding a sugar donut muffin.
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