what to eat on February 14th...
"Honey, what are you making for Valentine's Day?"
Whether you're making reservations or a seven course meal, I have an insanely easy recipe for your consideration. It has very few calories; is absolutely delicious; and makes a fun, after-dinner sweet to serve with coffee, tea, or liqueurs.
And if you're not celebrating Valentine's Day, even better because these mock chocolate-covered cherries make a fantastic cheer-me-up treat any evening of the year. In fact, I ought to call these "Chocolate Cheeries"—and you're about to see why...
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Chocolate Cherries (Cheeries?)
cherries in the past, and even published a
recipe for the classic candy. (You can find
it in book #8 of our Coffeehouse Mysteries, Holiday Grind.)
the Black Forest Brownies in our newest entry, Once Upon a Grind.
Black Forest Brownies from the recipe section of
Once Upon a Grind: A Coffeehouse Mystery
1 Jar Maraschino Cherries (with stems)
Crème De Cacao
Directions: Open the jar of cherries and drain all the liquid, keeping the cherries intact and inside the jar. Pour the crème de cacao into the jar until the cherries are covered. Seal the jar and store in the refrigerator for 24 hours. The "cheeries" are now ready to cheer you up.
Finally, if you are not making reservations and plan to cook a delicious meal this weekend, the crime-writing cooks of Mystery Lover' Kitchen have got you covered in our new Valentine's Day Page. You're bound to find something that tempts you into the kitchen—if not this particular weekend, then another, no doubt.
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