Category Archives: Dessert

Margie’s Candies – A Ledgendary Chicago Chocolatier

Muse on the Move… Walking through the door of Margie’s Candies, transports you back to another time when life was simpler, slower paced and inside of Margie’s, definitely sweeter.  The Chocolate Muse (TCM) visited Margie’s in Bucktown during the middle … Continue reading

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Awwww…..Fudge!

Today, along with the errands I ran, I happened to get sidetracked in the world of social media.  Seriously, one can spend a lot of time working on tweets and Facebook posts and such.  Before you know it you’ll be … Continue reading

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People are like Seven Layer Bars

Another weekend has passed and another wonderful weekend filled with enjoyment of my daughters and time with friends.  Life has a way of presenting challenges and unexpected situations and this last week and weekend was no exception.  A close friend … Continue reading

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Red Velvet For My Soul Mate

Imagine a creature with human characteristics that is round in shape with four legs, four arms, two faces, four ears, etc. This human-like being would be a powerful creature with mighty abilities and able to undertake great feats of strength.  … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Yoga?

Someone jokingly asked me recently if there was anything I haven’t tried to cover or coat in chocolate.  I actually had to stop and think about it.  And a funny thought popped into my head.  Yoga.  I’ve never really combined … Continue reading

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Melomakarona

This week’s recipe was inspired by a class assignment brought home by my youngest daughter.  Affectionately called “Ellis Island Day”, the children pick a nationality from their family history and write an extensive report on that country, make a float … Continue reading

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Scandalous!

So now that Easter is over, I asked myself this morning, “What should I do today?”  The answer is easy, of course.  Bake!  But after making truffles and cake pops for Easter, it would have to be something really special.  … Continue reading

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