• These homemade Thin Mints brownies are simple to make and loaded with rich, dark chocolate fudgy flavor.

    Thin Mints Brownies

    These homemade Thin Mints brownies are simple to make and loaded with rich, dark chocolate fudgy flavor. Browse your Pinterest feed on any given day and you’ll find an endless stream of dessert masterpieces to behold. Cakes complete with a zillion perfectly spaced layers (including the width of homemade, creamy, mouthwatering buttercream frosting), fondant masterpieces, and sculpture work indicative of a university degree in fine art. I’m not crafty. Not even in the kitchen with food projects. The thought of spending copious amounts of time on tedious projects involving little bits of anything makes me want to snarl. Not that I haven’t tried my hand at a project or two; I’ll…

  • A couple of years ago I discovered that baking rich and chewy cocoa brownies from scratch was just as easy as making the boxed variety.

    Rich and Chewy Cocoa Brownies

    A couple of years ago I discovered that baking rich and chewy cocoa brownies from scratch was just as easy as making the boxed variety. I might even argue that “from scratch” is easier. Seems crazy, right? Why make brownies from scratch? You control the ingredients. Ever read the side of a brownie box? Chances are there’s at least one unpronounceable ingredient, which is totally avoidable by making them homemade. Plus, you can make them as organic as you want—organic flour, organic cocoa powder … you get my drift. Homemade brownies have so few ingredients, I bet you already have them in your pantry and fridge. By making them from scratch,…

  • Light, airy, but super moist and chocolaty, these rich fudgy chocolate brownies are awesome.

    Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

    Light, airy, but super moist and chocolaty, these rich fudgy chocolate brownies are awesome. I’ve been able to discover a world of foodie bloggers that I didn’t realize existed prior to getting this blog up and running. It’s wonderful, and the ideas I now have at my fingertips seem endless—well, they are endless! One blogger I used to follow, both for her recipes and the photography, is Grace at La Mia Vita Dolce: My Sweet Life. Her blog was comprised of funny and interesting stories mixed with her daughter’s simple, yet intricate, photography. Combined, they painted a picture and draw you in delicious post by delicious post. Grace has since retired…