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Friday, September 30, 2016

Chocolate-Covered Rice Krispie Treats

Now, I remember my mom making Rice Krispie treats for me when I was a little mouse—back in the dark ages, before microwave ovens were everywhere. She'd set a big pot on the stove to...

Flourless Chocolate Brownies

This is a flourless chocolate cake masquerading in brownie form. These brownies get a triple-dose of deep fudge-y flavor from dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, and unsweetened cocoa powder mixed with a hearty amount of butter. The...

Walnut Butter Ball Cookies

We had some serious snow this weekend here in Boston. (In fact, I think it's still snowing out!) Here's Dexter, The Barking Sous Chef, out in the blizzard last night. He loves snow so much,...

Chocolate & Vanilla Guinness Floats with Creme Chantilly

Vanilla Guinness Float Guinness is the favored beer here at The Mouse House, hands down. While we usually enjoy it at home straight out of the can, we do occasionally cook with it, too. (Mmmm, Guinness...

An Untraditional Feast: Thanksgiving, Appetizer-And-Dessert Style

This year, The Angry Chef and I celebrated Thanksgiving with my folks belatedly, yesterday. In lieu of a traditional Thanksgiving feast, my mom put together a heavenly appetizer and dessert extravaganza. She's hands down one...

Black & White Chocolate Chip Cookies

We love Oreos here at the Mouse House. I mean, they're creamy. They're chocolate-y. They're fun to eat. They make me feel like I'm 8 years old, which is great. Is there anything that can make...

Hot Buttered Rum Pecan Sundae

The topping for this sundae has all the rich, buttery flavor of pecan pralines—without the time or trouble involved in candymaking. Basically, this recipe makes a mini-batch of pecan candy by superheating a small amount...

Decadent Sweet Cream Rice Pudding

Rice has got to be one of my favorite foods. Fried rice. Buttered rice. Jambalaya. Rice crackers and krispies. You name it, I most likely have a closely-guarded stash of it in my cupboards. I...

Oatmeal Walnut Chocolate Chips Cookies

I think the weather's finally officially turned colder here in Boston. Let the baking begin! These hearty cookies are really buttery and somewhere in between chewy and crisp. They're speckled with oatmeal and studded with...

Investigating the Myth of the 5-Minute Chocolate Cake

Let me start by saying: This is kind of ridiculous. Let me also say: I know how to make homemade chocolate cake. In the oven. Ask The Angry Chef, my mother, or my friends. I...

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