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 […]

zucchini bread with walnuts and chocolate

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Baking with zucchini is a time honored gardener’s Summertime activity.  First we grow the zucchini, maybe even grow multiple plants because they are so easy to grow, then we say, ‘what do I do with all my zucchini?’  Bags of zucchini and recipes that range from breads, cakes, pickles to delicious side dishes for dinner […]

Dark Chocolate Mint Zucchini Cake

This dark chocolate mint zucchini cake makes a wonderful birthday cake for anyone lucky enough to have a Summer birthday.  When I came home from vacation the baby zucchinis in my garden had gotten bigger and multiplied, signaling the time to get serious about zucchini consumption.  I’ve wanted to make a chocolate zucchini cake for […]

Coconut Lemongrass Braised Pork for French Fridays with Dorie

Okay here’s another one that I wasn’t going to make because my husband is not a fan of pork.  I thought about subbing in chicken or fish but decided on cubed pork loin because it really sounded good in this recipe and guess what??  Not a big surprise, it was good!  This is a recipe […]