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 […]

Gâteau d’Alice (gâteau au chocolat amer)

Alice's Chocolate Cake / Patty's Food

Today I’m sharing a recipe for a very special bittersweet chocolate cake that was given to me by Alice, the daughter of family friends, while we were visiting them in France.  I’m sharing this recipe in French, just the way it was given to me..mostly because the cake will turn out very close to the […]

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 […]

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! […]

Chili Spiced Pumpkin Swirl Brownies

Chili Spiced Pumpkin Swirled Brownies / Patty Price / Patty's Food

This weekend I baked a pan of chili spiced pumpkin swirl brownies for the chocolate party I joined.  Why join a chocolate party?  Because I love  to bake with chocolate and this is a fun chocolate party!  The Chocolate party was created by Roxana’s Home Baking and  features recipes using seasonal ingredients (like apples or […]

Pretzel Crisp Cookies with Bittersweet Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chips

Pretzel Crisp Cookies / Patty's Food

  As most everybody knows, I love to bake cookies and now with the use of Pinterest, I can pin cookie photos with recipes attached that I find in cyberspace to my boards saving the recipes for the day when I find the time or have a reason to bake cookies, ps. doesn’t take too […]

double chocolate zucchini cupcakes with goat cheese frosting

double chocolate zucchini cupcakes

Today I’m dressing up my Summer zucchini by mixing it into a double chocolaty cupcake batter and for good measure I’m spreading a creamy goat cheese frosting  with a sprinkling of chocolate shavings on top.  One of the enjoyable things about cooking or baking at home is deciding which direction to go in with a […]

Light & Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies


I know you’re probably thinking, how can a chocolate chip cookie be light and skinny?  Well, I can tell you that after making a mound of full fat Rugelach today for the Tuesdays with Dorie baking group, this recipe for chocolate chip cookies has been greatly reduced in fat and sugar but not in flavor. […]