Tag Archives: Ganache

My Mind Lets Go A Thousand Things.

My Mind Lets Go A Thousand Things.

I’ve always been fascinated by the things our mind chooses to remember and the things it chooses to forget. I can’t remember learning to whistle, but I can vividly remember that time in fifth grade when Justin Kennedy flashed one of his perfect smiles at me. That terrible haircut I got to impress him thankfully…
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Death By Chocolate And The Birth Of A Blog.

Death By Chocolate And The Birth Of A Blog.

Three years. I can’t believe it’s really been three years. Three years ago today I timidly introduced myself and stepped into the blogosphere. I baked cookies, snapped some photos, met you fine folks, wrote about life and wrote about love, laughed, learned, grew. I want to say thank you for being so patient with me….
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Another Year Of Pink, Pretty, Play.

Another Year Of Pink, Pretty, Play.

Today is a very special day! Today Hot Polka Dot turns two and yours truly turns twenty-six. To mark the occasion I have precisely twenty-six grey hairs sprouting from my right temple. I also had two pieces of this impressive specimen of pink sweetness. I thought long and hard about what sort of cake to…
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Bloomin’ Cake.

Bloomin’ Cake.

Today you can find me over on The White Library. I made a super pretty super tasty Chocolate Covered Almond Cake for Sandra and her beautiful blog. It seemed only fair after she revealed her secrets to designing the perfect dessert table. If you didn’t visit The White Library yesterday then make sure to stop…
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My New Favourite Thing.

My New Favourite Thing.

I’ve just discovered browned butter. Oh. My. God. Why haven’t I been browning butter all along? Seriously. I’ve been missing out. I think I’m a little ashamed of myself actually. I’m going to vow to make everything with browned butter from now on. It’s my new favourite thing. If you haven’t grasped what I’m so…
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Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?

Orange You Glad I Didn’t Say Banana?

Knock knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock knock. Who’s there? Banana. Banana who? Knock knock Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange Cake with Chocolate Spiced Rum Ganache, that’s who. Heck yes. I know there are so many good combinations with chocolate. Chocolate and strawberry. Chocolate and banana. Chocolate and peanut butter. Chocolate and raspberry….
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