Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownies from www.thenovicechefblog.com

Peanut Butter Stuffed Brownies*

Last year Jorge turned 29 and I made him Reece’s Pieces Cupcakes. Today is his 30th birthday and big surprise, he requested something with chocolate and peanut butter. In the past, we have had Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites, Mini Peanut Butter Oreo Pies, Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cookies, Dark...
Summer Prosciutto Salad

Summer Prosciutto Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette*

Remember when I told you all about that awesome ranch I stayed at in Carmel? And I promised to tell you all about the trip with DOLE Salads and share a recipe for the Summer Prosciutto Salad? …well ya, I’m just getting around to that. While in Cali, we...
Fish en Papillote, How To, Step by Step

Fish en Papillote (Fish in Parchment Paper)*

I know I am not the only one who was scared to make Fish en Papillote. I have ordered Fish en Papillote many times, in many restaurants.  I was always so amazed at the perfectly wrapped packages with the glorious surprise of juicy, flaky fish hiding just below the...
Espresso Poundcake with Maple Bacon Icing 1 sm

Espresso Poundcake with Maple Bacon Icing*

Hello, my name is Jessica and I used to buy $4 cappuccinos all.the.time. I am a coffee snob. I wish I wasn’t and I hate to admit that I am. I have tried making french press coffee — I can never get it to taste right  and it takes...