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Obatzda ~ Bavarian Cheese Dip

Obatzda ~ Bavarian Cheese Dip

Obatzda Bavarian Soft Cheese Dip

Obatzda or Obatzter is a traditional Bavarian dish that begins with a soft ripe Camembert combined with a spreadable cheese, butter, onions, a few spices, and of course beer.  This popular appetizer also sometimes called Gerupfter Käse (which translated is barley cheese) can be found in most any restaurant or beer garden in Bavaria.  It is also know as the official cheese dip of Oktoberfest, however I think it would also make the perfect game day snack here at home. Continue reading Obatzda ~ Bavarian Cheese Dip

Double Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Double Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Double Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Decadent rich and silky dark chocolate makes these ooey, gooey, chewy brownies the best you may every taste.  Thick and sinfully delicious these brownies are studded with chunks of chocolate goodness and topped with even more.  Sure to satisfy the chocolate lover in your family these bars also make an unforgettable warm brownie sundae. Continue reading Double Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Blueberry Almond Flour Cake

Blueberry Almond Flour Cake

Blueberry Almond Flour Cake

Naturally sweet blueberries are tossed with lemon zest and baked with almond flour to make this incredibly tender cake.  Covered in an almond glaze and topped with a mountain of plump berries this cake is bursting with fresh flavors.  Blueberry and almond have long been one of my favorite combinations and the added kiss of citrus in this cake complements the delicious paring.  Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this delightful cake works equally as well as the ending to a wonderful dinner.

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Napoleon ~ Mille-feuille

Napoleon ~ Mille-feuille

Napoleon ~ Mille-feuille

Napoleon, also known as Mille-feuille or thousand-leaf is a classic French dessert comprised of almond flavored pastry cream sandwiched between flaky layers of pastry crust.  Topped with an iconic white and black fondant icing this dessert is a show-stopper.  Our version of this amazing dessert is easy to make and uses only a few simple ingredients.  Surprise your family with this delicious treat, or wow your guests at your next dinner party with this stunning pastry that is certain to be the talk of the evening.  No one needs to know how easy it really was. Continue reading Napoleon ~ Mille-feuille