Chocolate Peppermint Patty Ice-Cream

York Peppermint Patties and rich chocolate mint ice-cream make Chocolate Peppermint Patty Ice-Cream a great treat any time! When I was a kid, I used to spend time each summer at my grandparents’ dairy farm in western Pennsylvania. I’d get up early with my Grandpa to milk the cows, clean out the barn and feed… Continue reading Chocolate Peppermint Patty Ice-Cream

Cakes · cheesecakes

Brownie Bottom Peanut Butter Oreo Cheesecake

Brownie Bottom Peanut Butter Oreo Cheesecake. Brownies, peanut butter, Oreos and chocolate ganache. What’s not to love! Today would have been my sister’s 50th birthday. I’m missing her more than I can say. My sister, Joan, died a 11 months ago from a massive heart attack. She had the typical WOMAN’S symptoms. She felt nauseous… Continue reading Brownie Bottom Peanut Butter Oreo Cheesecake

Pies & Tarts

Chocolate Pear Galette

Fresh pears, dark chocolate and Nielsen-Massey chocolate extract combine for a wonderful, simple treat in this Chocolate Pear Galette. Nielsen-Massey is promoting kids baking this fall so they sent me some of their chocolate extract to try out. I love Nielsen-Massey flavorings. They may seem more expensive than some other brands but their flavors are… Continue reading Chocolate Pear Galette