The Top 12 of 2012

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It’s time to chill the bubbly and toast to new beginnings! 2012 is coming to an end, and at its regularly scheduled time as opposed to that Mayan apocalypse everyone was so worried about! I decided to do what every other blogger on this earth is doing and put together a “Best of” post showcasing […]

Raspberry Dessert Tamales

Raspberries on Masa | Black Girl Chef's Whites

This year I did something I have wanted to do for years. I made sweet tamales! If you do not live in an area with a large Mexican population, than you probably did not even know sweet tamales even existed. I first made them with my daughter’s Godmother Victoria, who is Mexican-American, a few years […]

Christmas Cookie Masterpieces!

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Yes, they are masterpieces! Created by five and six year old artists in my daughter’s kindergarten class with nothing more than food coloring pens and crispy, Christmas shaped cookies made from the Master Cookie Dough. This isn’t a new recipe using the master cookie dough. I just wanted to share these delightful creations that brought […]

Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

Cookie #2 in the 2012 series using the Master Cookie Dough is a chocolaty, crunchy delight. Crushed candy canes add a hint of minty freshness, while the rich dark chocolate adds balance to the sweetness of the cookie and candy. If dark chocolate is not your thing, they would be equally good with milk or […]

Peppermint Kisses

Peppermint Kisses | Black Girl Chef's Whites

First, I bite the soft tip of the kiss, slowly melting the minty white chocolate in my mouth while nibbling the little crunchy bits of peppermint candy. Next, I bite into the cookie, taking a small piece of the kiss with me, a hint of soft mint brushing against the buttery richness of the chewy […]