Going Bananas

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We’re fitting in one last BBQ of the summer season. We’re lucky that it’s beautiful weather here in Chicago, so it’s perfect for spending a weekend outside. Here are some dessert ideas for casual outdoor entertaining, on a banana theme.

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Belgian Chocolate


Today is Belgium’s National Day. We’ve visited the coutry twice and my memories include flavorful beer served in traditional bars, and impossibly decadent chocolate served at breakfast. This day prompts me to share my favorite chocolate spread – again! (I previously mentioned it here.)

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Chocoholic Celebration

Today is Chocolate Day. I came across some interesting facts in recognition of the occasion at For the Love of Chocolate. These are both fascinating and disturbing… Did Belgium really make a chocolate flavored postage stamp? And do we truly eat 100 pounds of chocolate as a nation every second?

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