Chocolate Covered Strawberries

PREP15 mins READY IN 15 mins Recipe by Kitten “This is the simplest version of chocolate covered strawberries I know. Paraffin was originally used instead of shortening. Turn the strawberries upside down and insert by the toothpicks into a piece of styrofoam for easy cooling, or simply place them on a sheet of wax paper. White chocolate may be drizzled over the milk chocolate for a fancier look. They are perfect for weddings when decorated with frosting bow ties, bells, butterflies, roses, etc.” Ingredients Original recipe makes 3 cups 16 ounces milk chocolate chips 2 tablespoons shortening 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves Directions In a double boiler, melt … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Mousse Cups Recipe

  White Chocolate Mousse (Makes about 3 cups) 8 ounces white chocolate, chopped 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 ¼ cups milk 3 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 teaspoons gelatin powder, softened in 3 Tbsp cold water 1 cup whipping cream Chocolate Cups 8-10 mini balloons 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 recipe White Chocolate Mouse, chilled raspberries or chocolate shavings, for garnish DIRECTIONS White Chocolate Mousse (Makes about 3 cups) 1. For the white chocolate mousse, place the white chocolate and butter in a medium bowl, with a strainer placed over it. Heat the milk … Continue reading Chocolate Mousse Cups Recipe


7 Easy Recipes to Try When You're Single ...

I don’t know about you, I want easy recipes to try when I’m single. Not to say that I don’t love watching a great food related movie (Eat, Pray, Love or Under the Tuscan Sun, to name a couple) that don’t totally transport me to somewhere my palate wants to be and instantly get inspired but sometimes simple is the way to go. Whether you’re in a rush or looking to stretch your culinary muscles, here are seven easy recipes to try when you’re single. Continue reading “7 EASY RECIPES TO TRY WHEN YOU’RE SINGLE”