marquise au chocolat ~baking chez moi~tuesdays with dorie

marquise au chocoate~baking chez moi / patty's food

Deep in the heart of Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan, straight from the fruit, creams, frozen desserts and candies section comes this week’s Tuesdays with Dorie’s assigned recipe for a generous frozen chocolate mousse cake.  I’m loving it’s regal sounding name of  ‘marquise au chocolat’…and believe me this bittersweet chocolate mousse calls to all chocolate lovers […]

Walnut-Fudge Upside Down Tart with a ~Giveaway~ Hamilton Beach 6-Speed Stand Mixer and Softcrape Hand Mixer

Walnut-Fudge Upside Down Tart / Patty's Food

  Oh Happy Day!   Today is the day I’m offering one lucky reader an easier way to make my Walnut-Fudge Upside Down Tart.  It is my pleasure to host a Giveaway from Hamilton Beach for both a SoftScrape 6 Speed Mixer with Case and a 6 Speed Stand Mixer.   The generous folks at Hamilton Beach […]

Double Coconut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Double Coconut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies / Patty's Food

Double Coconut Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies…coming right up…I have a batch in my oven right now as we speak- I don’t know what got into me this past month but I have baked  variations of these cookies at least half a dozen times.  I keep baking, tweaking the recipe and sharing these cookies.  Everybody loves […]

Saint Patty’s Day Vanilla Cupcakes with Bittersweet Chocolate Frosting


I like to think of Saint Patrick’s Day as my personal holiday here at Patty’s Food so I hope no one minds if I say Saint Patty instead of Saint Paddy, yes there is a method to my way of celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day and I’m sticking with it! Today I’m sharing vanilla cupcakes with […]

Nutella Biscotti with Hazelnuts & Chocolate

Nutella Biscotti with hazelnuts & Chocolate / Patty's Food

Thankfully I still have a small stash of crumbly good hazelnut and chocolate filled Nutella biscotti wrapped up and tucked away in my kitchen for this coming weekend-the rest of my biscotti is either on it’s way or has arrived in Athens, Greece – that’s right GREECE not Georgia!  Sending this batch of Nutella biscotti […]

Cookie Dough Brownies-I just had to do it!


  I just had to do it!  I made a batch of cookie dough brownies for the press box today!  I sent them with my husband this morning because without any elves to help me at home, I have way too much to accomplish here to head out to Candlestick Park for the day.  I’ll […]

Mint Chocolate Cookies and Cream Mini Cheesecakes

Mint Chocolate Cookies and Cream Mini Cheesecakes

It’s good to be home after a quick trip to St. Louis -just in time for this month’s chocolate party featuring mint which I am lucky to have growing in my garden all year long.  Once again I created a press box goodie for my son to share with his co-workers and friends.  One of […]

Sunken Treasure Peanut Butter Cup Brownies


  My latest press box goodies, a chocolate brownie treat so good that my son almost didn’t want to share it with co-workers in the press box at yesterday’s 49ers tie game (24-24-we should have won!) with Saint Louis.  Sunken Treasure Peanut Butter Cup Brownies- a chocolate brownie with a bite of peanut butter cup […]

007 Top Secret Chocolate Mousse for French Fridays with Dorie

Chocolate Mousse / Patty's Food

  I usually have good luck with the recipes that I make from Around My French Table even the ‘top secret’ ones- but after I put together the 007 top secret chocolate mousse I didn’t like the look of it and I would not describe it as ‘a perfect dinner party chocolate mousse’.  I felt […]

Bouchon Bakery-Style Double Chocolate Cookie Bites


  Easy peasy – ultra fudgy chocolate cookie bites from the latest and greatest addition to my ever growing collection of cookie cookbooks, Simply Sensational Cookies by Nancy Baggett.  I’ve bookmarked so many cookie recipes in this cookbook  that I think my other baking cookbooks are jealous but not to worry-I’ll get around to everybody! […]