Chocolate Mousse

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Mocha Mousse

Mocha Mousse by Frugal

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Frugal Feeding creator, author and photographer

Your valentine will fall in love with the Chocolate Mousse featured in Frugal, if not with you. But how can someone resist a person who can make this creation?

There is also a Mocha Mousse recipe.

The Frugal Feeding site contains various recipes with easy-to-follow instructions, complete with stunning photography by the gentleman pictured above.

Check out his Frugal Feeding website today!


Sugar Cookies

Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 minutes

3/4 c. butter
3/4 c. sugar
1 egg
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. Cream of Tartar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 TBsp. vanilla

Roll into balls and press with sugared glass.  Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 minutes.

If desired, use colored sugar to add a more festive flavor to your dessert.

The Perfect Valentine Song????

Silly Love Songs

Transport yourself to the ’70s with a click of a button.  Paul McCartney & Wings perform this catchy tune.

Regardless if you think this song is too sugary and pop, you have to admit that Paul and Linda were one of the best examples of true love — and you can’t make ridicule that.

Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Tired Old Ass Soak Bath Salts

for the Overworked and  Under Appreciated

Vermont Country Store has the cure-all for those tired of being tired.

What a great present to give to yourself. Aren’t you worth it?

Cute Cookie Cutters

King Arthur Flour Delivers

These square shaped cookies can help you create Love Letter Cookies for your funny Valentine.  See the recipe below for a tasty treat.

After Feb. 14th, use the cookie cutters to create mini-sandwiches for high tea and/or hors d’oeuvres.

Happy Valentine's Day sugar cookies

You and everyone else will love these yummy cookies!

1 1/2c. butter, softened
2 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
5 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt

1. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt. Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight).
2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into shapes with any cookie cutter. Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
3. Bake 6 to 8 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.


Good Grief, Charlie Brown!

Snoopy and the Gang visit Chicago!

Snoopy hugs Charlie Brown

A dog is a man’s best friend

If you’re in the Chicago area, bring your favorite “round-headed kid”  (That’s Snoopy’s name for his owner Charlie Brown) to the Museum of Science and Industry see the Charlie Brown and the Great Exhibit.

Hurry before the exhibit leaves on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013.

To find out more, including what’s inside Snoopy’s Doghouse and Schroeder’s Piano, click on the photo.

My Heart belongs to…

Bake your Heart Out with this Pan…

heart shaped cupcakes

Eat your heart out!

mini baking pan

Create heart-shaped cupcakes, muffins and/or scones with this 8¾” x 8¾” x 1½” cast-aluminum pan, made in the USA, sold through King Arthur Flour Baking Company.

The pan has a non-stick coating and a lifetime warranty.

It is oven, freezer and dishwasher safe.  However, avoid using any abrasive materials, such as scouring pads, on this pan.

baking pan

This pan costs $29.95 (US), plus tax, shipping and handling.