Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Eve

As the clock approaches midnight, we want to propose a toast to all of you who have been so supportive of Cooking With Char since we started in August. Your questions and comments have been wonderful. We look forward to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fondue with Ice Cream

Having a few friends in for New Year’s Eve, perhaps an Open House with people coming and going and not everyone knowing one another? Here’s an easy, fun and tasty “ice breaker”‘ that will make YOUR New Year’s Eve party … Continue reading

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Starbucks™ Banana Walnut Bread

One of the best pastries I’ve ever eaten at Starbucks™ was their Banana Walnut bread. If you’ve had it, you will probably agree it is really good….so good you would love to make it at home. Now you can! This is … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to Everyone!

Well, it’s finally Christmas Eve….the house is decorated and wonderful aromas waft enticingly from the kitchen. Santa’s sleigh has been overstuffed – as has Santa himself – as he and his reindeer glide across the sky for those of us, young … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter – Bacon Fudge

Yes, bacon is the IN foodie thing and is appearing everywhere. Now here’s a new take on old partners – peanut butter and chocolate – and adding bacon! This is PERFECT for all you lovers of sweet & salty! Don’t … Continue reading

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“Putting on the Ritz” Chocolate Mousse

They say that the ‘proof of the pudding is in the eating’ and since  it’s chocolate, of course, the eating is truly delish with this decadent recipe from the old Ritz Carlton Hotel! So put on your top hat, your best … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

As I write this blog – a week before you will see it – the sky is dark with beautiful clouds filled with rain which has been gently falling all day. While it has put a damp chill in the … Continue reading

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