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Showing posts from January, 2014

White Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse

White Chocolate and Raspberry Mousse Welcome to the new year of Pass the Cook Book Club! Every month, three recipes from a cookbook is chosen, and bloggers re-create and feature one of the chosen recipes. This month, Christiane from The Mom Chef: Taking on Magazines One Recipe at a Time chose The Silver Palate Good Times Cook Book . She chose three delightful recipes: seafood lasagna, vegetable pot pie, and white chocolate mousse with Frangelico. I chose to make the mousse recipe, but was completely torn about which liqueur to use. I love hazelnut, so I was intrigued by the Frangelico but I also wanted to try the recipe with Chambord, which is a raspberry liqueur. When I finally went to gather my ingredients at the grocery store, they actually didn't have any Frangelico or hazelnut liqueur, but they had a bottle of Chambord so that helped me definitely with my decision! This recipe is incredibly easy to make and doesn't need a lot of ingredients. This recipe does, ho

Biscochito Ice Cream Sandwiches

Biscochito Ice Cream Sandwiches Happy New Year! I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday season and are enjoying the new year! I had two weeks off work, so I was able to do some baking, celebrate the holidays with Joe and our families, and get in some much needed relaxation from work and school. I went over a week without wearing makeup and spent several days in my pajamas, which was absolutely wonderful. I also caught up on some of my TV shows (Scandal, The Walking Dead, and The Carrie Diaries) and watched the first season of American Horror Story. I'm now back at work and in a couple of weeks I'll be back in school. At the end of the month, I'll also be having surgery to remove a kidney stone that I've had since October, which is blah but I'm hoping that 2014 will be a good year! I received three wonderful cookbooks for Christmas this year, and I am so excited to start making recipes from them. I received: Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook , Giada's F