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dark chocolate fruit and nut power pops

  Admittedly, this is a dessert blog. I can’t hide that fact behind my name. But contrary to popular belief (and by “popular,” I mean all my kid’s friends who think I just throw cookies at anyone that enters our house), it’s not all sugar all the time for me. I eat lots of green […]



Star Wars brownies for Tablespoon

Gather ’round all ye Star Wars fans. I have something awesome for you. That’s right. You can re-create the Dagobah System (the dreary, isolated planet of mist, mud and swamps, home to Yoda, and the site where Luke irritably learns to control the Force–or not–from his Jedi Master) on brownies. On brownies. And it’s easy, […]



peanut butter stuffed marshmallows for Tablespoon

Just when I thought I’ve exhausted the marshmallow’s usefulness, I stuffed some with peanut butter. And dipped in chocolate. And rolled around in more stuff. And added a stick.  Seriously delicious folks. Find this no-bake dessert HERE at Tablespoon.  Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do […]



rainbow candy pops

You know how much I love the candy melt pop thing. And of course I love rainbows (inspired particularly by my unicorn-rainbow-loving 7 year old and by the fact I’m an ’80s kid). So candy melt pops + rainbows = awesome, in my view. And my daughter’s. And anyone with a heart. So you can make […]



Girl Scout cookies chocolate bark

I know what you’re going through right now. You ordered too many Girl Scout cookies, huh? Is your kid selling them? Mine is. Your nieces? Your granddaughters? Your neighbor’s kid? Those kids outside the supermarket who look so darn cute in their vests and are brutal salesgirls? Not to worry. I’m here to save the day. Chocolate […]