#SundaySupper: Double Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

Sunday Supper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back supper around the family table in every home.  This week Isabel at Family Foodie is hosting and the theme is Holiday Cookie Exchange!

double chocolate chip peppermint biscottiI love biscotti!  And I recently found this wonderful recipe with peppermint and candy canes.  What could be more perfect for the holidays!  I love candy canes and always use them to stir my hot chocolate so this is just too much.  Now I can stir my hot chocolate with biscotti!  So much chocolate :)

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#SundaySupper: Snickerdoodle Snack Mix

Sunday Supper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back super around the family table in every home.  This week Susan at The Wimpy Vegetarian is hosting and the theme is homemade gifts.

This is a really easy mix to make!  My sister loves snickerdoodles.  My mom makes those, but when I found this recipe- I knew I had to make it for my wee little sister (who isn’t that little, but she will always be my little sister! :) )

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Chocolate Ice Cream with Peanut Butter

I realize that fall is kind of starting.  Ok every day it gets a little colder.  But I have never been the sort of person who thinks that ice cream is only a summer treat.  So, I made some ice cream this past weekend.  It is fabulous and I can’t wait to make more.

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Bacon Chocolate Chip Biscotti

I had some left over bacon around the house and I did not feel like just frying it up.  So I looked around for some recipes with bacon in it and I could not believe when I saw this recipe.  It just sounded too good to be true.

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Foodie Pen Pal: Tunnel of Fudge Redux

FOODIE PEN PAL TIME!!!  I love getting my foodie pen pal package.  I really enjoy making the package.  It is all so much fun and so yummy!!

These are all the goodies I received from the amazing Amanda!  I loved all the treats and pasta!  She also sent me a recipe for Chocolate Cake and my oh my it was intense!! A very dark chocolate cake, I needed ice cream with it and then it was amazing!!

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Banana Nutella Granola

I love granola!  The cocoa hazelnut granola was fantastic and this was stellar too!  I mean if you put nutella in something how can it be bad?

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Bird Nest Cookies

These are so pretty!  I love the colors for Easter, all those pastels.  I have never really cooked Easter specific food, so when I saw this I thought I should give it a go.

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The Hunger Games: Hot Chocolate

This is an ongoing series of food related to The Hunger Games, here are the links to the other recipes- Peeta’s raisin nut bread, the bakery bread Katniss and Gale ate in the woods, the Capitol pancakes, lunch with Cinna (chicken in orange sauce), District 11 bread, Mellark’s apple and goat cheese tarts, goose liver and puffy bread, lamb stew and dried plums, cake on fire,

“They call it hot chocolate,” says Peeta.  “It’s good.”

I take a sip of the hot, sweet, creamy liquid and a shudder runs through me.  Even though the rest of the meal beckons, I ignore it until I’ve drained my cup.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Katniss, p 55

Finally, I fill a plate with rolls and sit at the table, breaking off bits and dipping them into hot chocolate, the way Peeta did on the train.

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Katniss, p 87

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The Hunger Games: The Cake on Fire (Chocolate Cake)

This is an ongoing series of food related to The Hunger Games, here are the links to the other recipes- Peeta’s raisin nut bread, the bakery bread Katniss and Gale ate in the woods, the Capitol pancakes, lunch with Cinna (chicken in orange sauce), District 11 bread, Mellark’s apple and goat cheese tarts, goose liver and puffy bread, lamb stew and dried plum, hot chocolate,

I try to focus on the talk, which has turned to our interview costumes, when a girl sets a gorgeous-looking cake on the table and deftly lights it.  It blazes up and then flames flicker around the edges a while until it finally goes out.  I have a moment of doubt.  “What makes it burn?  Is it alcohol?”  I say, looking up at the girl.  “That’s the last thing I wa- oh!  I know you!”

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Katniss, p 77

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