“Stressed spelled backwards is dessert you know.”
This was a new one on me but made perfect sense. Chocolate ice cream may heal a broken heart, but when I am stressed I crave a Snickers bar… a full on shot of chocolate not watered down with the other ingredients of ice
During our week in Tahoe we had many funny conversations about dessert in fact. Apparently, in some places of the world (or perhaps just in my friend’s house) melon is considered dessert. As far as my husband and I are concerned, though, the only thing that makes melon a contender would be that is is sweet. And even then unless it is frozen and served with caramel sauce and whip cream it would be difficult to imagine it being served after dinner at our
That said… my hubby and I do disagree on the range of ingredients that make up dessert. For him, it can not be considered dessert unless it includes chocolate in some form. I, though, hold to the idea that anything baked
or whipped that includes sugar would be dessert.
For example… custard = dessert, bread pudding = dessert, fruit pie = dessert; peaches, cherries, grapes, apples, mole sauce do NOT = dessert. It is a pretty simple recipe, but I’m willing to consider options if you have a
good one… so send me your favorite dessert.
If I get 10 legitimate comments I will share my super-secret, truly decadent recipe for chocolate peanut butter pie… Hands down the best dessert in the world, especially if you are stressed.
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