Rocky Road Brownie Pudding Pie

April 12, 2012
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This Rocky Road Brownie Pudding PieĀ is one of those recipes that separates the serious rich chocolate dessert fans from the rest. To take it on, you have to be willing to bake a pan of brownies ahead of time so that you have one bar to crumble into the pie. It requires you to crush […]

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Zucchini with Walnuts & Chives

August 25, 2010
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Yes, it’s unofficially “Zucchini Week” on Cooking On the Side. The other day I brought you a sweet treat – Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Bread. Today we’ll step over to the savory side, with Zucchini with Walnuts & Chives. Evidently when you plant zucchini in your garden it grows like crazy (you have to see the […]

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Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread

April 30, 2010
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I’ve never been to a real family reunion, with the matching t-shirts and everything, but I kind of feel like I’m part of an ongoing one through Facebook these days. Cousins, aunts and uncles I haven’t seen in 10, 20 years or more are popping up on my “friends” list almost every day. I actually […]

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Mississippi Mud Bars

March 17, 2010
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I had no idea what a Mississippi Mud Bar was. But I wanted one. As you can tell from the photos this was an over-the-top, incredible treat. It turns out that Mississippi Mud Bars, as defined by Ghirardelli in a recipe inside their semi-sweet chocolate baking bar wrapper, are comprised of a chocolate-white chocolate chunk […]

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White Whole Wheat Walnut Bread

March 30, 2009

I used to never, ever, ever bake bread. Ever. I didn’t have the time, and I didn’t like kneading. But most of all I was afraid I’d mess it up. Fortunately, I’ve recently changed my tune. It took a little bit of courage on my part to try out the White Whole Wheat Walnut Bread […]

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