My favorites

My favorites

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My favorites
Eggless Red Velvet Cake

Eggless Red Velvet Cake

          My daughter had been asking me to make this red velvet cake for a long time, just because the color made the cake very attractive
Red Velvet (from beet juice) Cupcakes

Red Velvet (from beet juice) Cupcakes

Of course, now I have my Valentine, and a forever one at that.  It makes my head hurt.  Besides, Valentine's Day is celebrated on a completely different day in Brazil, so my husband would never even remember anyway
Mango CheeseCake

Mango CheeseCake

With dark fluffy clouds, fierce winds and occasional snows my part of world is still in the clutches of winter

Sanjeev Kapoor's Chocolate Orange Cake

Whisk egg whites in a bowl, one at a time, until stiff but not dry. Add sugar and mix well. Add flour, salt, cocoa powder, baking soda and baking powder
Taste of Home's Halloween Ice Cream Treats

Taste of Home's Halloween Ice Cream Treats

They just use ordinary vanilla ice cream but I had this vision in my head of orange ice cream filled with bloody teeth (frozen pomegranate seeds)
Sunday Night Cake with a weird pudding icing

Sunday Night Cake with a weird pudding icing

I definitely appreciate chocolate but I have to admit that I'm moving away from it a little as my dessert of choice, well honestly I'm moving away from desserts in general
Chocolate Stout Cake

Chocolate Stout Cake

I realize that "Chocolate Stout Cake" is an obvious contradiction to my New Year's resolution of eating healthier, but this is so delicious that I couldn't resist writing about it now
Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies

  I was right - my younger daughter was able to help out a lot.   I am the one at the ice cream shop asking for marshmallow sauce on my ice cream
Vegetarian Dippin Dogs

Vegetarian Dippin Dogs

 Can't wait to share some great pics from the ice festival and stuff myself with some delicious Japanese ramen
Cucumber vegetable maki rolls

Cucumber vegetable maki rolls

I’ve been spending quite a bit of time on Pinterest lately (you can follow me here), both as a curator and a contributor (my recipe pictures)
Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant Rollatini

This appetizer was fantastic and we got to make it a week ahead, freeze, and then simply stick in the fridge the day before
Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with Chocolate Spread Frosting

Vanilla Buttermilk Cupcakes with Chocolate Spread Frosting

I seem to thrive on always being busy, but my body needed the rest. Pretty sure I was ill because I'd been pushing myself way too far and then we broke up for Easter, so I slowed down and my body was like "nope, that's it, you need a rest
Die-it?

Die-it?

Well, actually, it's a diet that my mom has to do, because she has a bazillion allergies, and her naturopath is looking to pinpoint, or at least identify the causes of some of her reactions
Potato Series III: Frittata

Potato Series III: Frittata

My last recipe in this potato series is a simple frittata.  A frittata is a Spanish omelette.  The frittata is by no means a gourmet meal like gnocchi, but it's filling, satisfying, and quick to make on a weeknight
Homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup

  It's better than a "well-known" restaurants Broccoli Cheddar soup, according to my younger daughter
Bread Stuffing

Bread Stuffing

Probably because I never grew up on on this "foreign material," and because my only experience with it was not so tasty