I like taste themes with meals. This worked out pretty well.
Death in the Evening, a variation of this drink, called Death at Dusk in the Huffington Post article: This is a version of the cocktail Death in the Afternoon (absinthe and champagne), which was created for a 1935 book of humorous cocktail riffs called So Red the Nose, or Breath in the Afternoon. While Death… Read More Death in the Evening: an Absithe Cocktail truly featuring the Green Fairy
Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (can use cocoanut oil or probably any other firmish product or add a little wax to the mix to help it set.) 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tbl agave or other syrup Melt the butter or oil. Stir in the syrup mix in the cocoa and stir until glossy. pour… Read More Homemade chocolate – who knew it was this easy – 5 minutes
My fruitcake and commentary – a variant of Betty Crocker’s Jeweled Fruitcake I used to hate fruitcakes until I got sent on an inventory observation in the early 1980’s to the Texas Manor Fruitcake manufacturer. They gave me an $80 fruitcake and I took it home and realized that there is a world of difference… Read More My favorite fruitcake recipe
A long time ago, someone told me to add cocoa powder to chili. This seemed pretty nuts, so I Did not try it for awhile. Should have done it sooner” cocoa adds an extra dimension to chili. It doesn’t take much: think a tablespoon in half a gallon, adjusted for taste of course. But, after… Read More Put the Cocoa in the Chili Pot and eat it all up