Red Wine-Chocolate Cake (Gluten-Free)

The theme for this month’s Gourmet Dinner Club (GDC) gathering was “red and pink foods” to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. I volunteered for dessert and set about looking for something to satisfy this criteria. [Read more…]

Chocolate-Rum Flourless Cake

Happy 4th Birthday to Riegl Palate! For the last two birthdays I’ve posted a chocolate flourless cake so I thought I’d keep that tradition going. While I can’t celebrate with all of you in person I can share a deliciously yummy recipe with you. [Read more…]

Beef, Ancho and Chocolate Chili

As the days get shorter and the weather colder I look forward to making one pot meals on Sunday afternoons. This means dinner that night and leftovers placed in the freezer for a future meal. [Read more…]

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Is it a muffin or a cupcake? Apparently this question is more debated than I thought. The general consensus is that a cupcake is more delicate and lighter in texture while a muffin is more dense. Or it could be what meal at which you chose to serve it. [Read more…]

C&L’s Chocolate Truffle Cake

Happy 3rd Birthday to Riegl Palate! Like last year, since I can’t share an actual cake in person with all of you, I thought I’d share a very special cake recipe to celebrate. There are many things that I love about writing Riegl Palate that I never imagined would be so rewarding when I first conceived of writing a food blog. [Read more…]

Salted Chocolate Pretzel Bark

Looking for a sweet for your sweetheart? Try this five ingredient, super easy to make recipe. Fair warning, your loved one may go through a variety of mixed emotions that range from love to hate. [Read more…]

Chicken Cashew Chili

It’s cold outside so why not make a big pot of chili inside? Looking to expand your chili repertoire? Add some chocolate and cashews to it for a new twist. Think of it as mole sauce meets chili. [Read more…]

Halloween Bark

I like to think of this Halloween Bark as adult Halloween candy. Probably because I’ve brought it to family Halloween parties the last few years and more of it gets eaten by adults than kids (maybe that’s because we keep it out of reach of the kids?). [Read more…]

Chocolate-Orange Flourless Cake

Happy 2nd Birthday to Riegl Palate! Since I can’t share cake with all of you to celebrate the very least I can do is to share this wonderful flourless chocolate cake recipe with you. When I decided to try being wheat-free I knew that I needed to find a chocolate cake recipe to satisfy our chocolate cravings. [Read more…]

Pink Cookies

While I cook I like to reminisce about the people who inspired the recipe I’m preparing. Baking these cookies gave me time to think about the women in my life – family and friends – who have been affected by breast cancer and in my own small way pay tribute to them during Breast Cancer Awareness month. [Read more…]