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A New Crush: Chocolate-Orange Cookies

I fully admit the chocolate/orange flavor combination is not for everyone. It was an acquired taste for me. A friend in high school adored Terry’s Milk Chocolate Oranges and would share. I’d have a slice and think it was strange, but okay. It was nothing I sought out on my own.

Then, I met […]

Chocolate and Dogs Can Be a Deadly Combination

It’s a rite of passage for many kids. I remember sneaking into a cupboard looking for a snack when I saw a box of baker’s chocolate. Being a kid, I focused on the word chocolate and not so much on the baking part. When I bit into what I expected to be a bit of […]

The Nutelladilla

The Nutelladilla from Lifenut

Years ago, my younger brother taught me how to make quesadillas. He worked as a cook at Denny’s when he was in college, so they aren’t the flopsy soulless steamed quesadillas popular at an upscale casual fast food Mexican restaurants. They are buttery, crispy, ooey gooey goodness.

They are also remarkably versatile. Take […]