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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Easy Hot Fudge Recipe - Old Fashioned

 

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Easy Hot Fudge - Old Fashioned Recipe - (Sauces)

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients, cook, and stir until it thickens. Remove from heat and serve.

Thoughts On Easy Hot Fudge - Old Fashioned:

You just pulled ice cream out of the freezer to satisfy your craving, and you realized ice cream alone will NOT CUT IT! What to do? You must have a hot fudge on top! This recipe tastes great and much better than the store-bought. You can sprinkle with chopped nuts or candy sprinkles if you want to add even more sugar.

More Information For You:

This is not your Mom's hot fudge! The history of this recipe goes back a little further. Hot fudge is a chocolate sauce that never really sets. Hot fudge comes from England. Read what Kitchen Lane has to say about the history of Hot Fudge.

Some Questions For You:

  • Do you like hot fudge as an ice cream topping?
  • Have you made your own hot fudge before?
  • Do you have a better hot fudge recipe to share?
  • Did you see my recipe from yesterday? If you didn't it is called Apple Bread Pudding Recipe.

My Thoughts For Today:

Giant moth!

Ok, I know this is a recipe blog and maybe giant moths have nothing to do with recipes or cooking. I want to share my day with you and I couldn't pass up the opportunity to let you see this picture. I currently work a full-time job outside of my recipe blog. A friend at work told me they found a giant moth and she snapped a picture. I asked her to send me the picture so I could show my teenage daughter. This moth is amazing! I have no idea what kind of moth it is but it is the largest I have seen. Do you know what kind this is?

Keep on cooking!

Quote For The Day:

  • “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go." — Dr. Seuss



Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Southern Chocolate Gravy Recipe

Biscuits, pancakes, or waffles!

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Southern Chocolate Gravy Recipe - (Sauces)

Ingredients:

5 tablespoons cocoa (heaping)
4 cups sugar
1 can pet evaporated milk (12 ounces)
1/2 stick of butter

Directions:

Use a large skillet if you have one. Mix sugar and cocoa together and gradually add pet milk. Stir and mix all together. Place on medium to high heat and stir as the mixture begins to get hot. As you see the mixture beginning to bubble start gradually turning heat back to medium. Continue to boil and stir as you gradually reduce the heat to medium. You want continuous bubbles but do not cook fast. Turn to low add 1/2 stick of butter and stir. The gravy is thin and does not have to be really thick.

Thoughts On Chocolate Gravy:

The whole process does not take more than 10-12 minutes to cook. Pour over hot biscuits, pancakes, or waffles. Serve with scrambled eggs and breakfast meat. This recipe does not have four so it will seem less grainy in texture. I prefer chocolate gravy like this but you can try other recipes with flour to see what you like.

More Information On Chocolate Gravy:

I found a great article by Allrecipes called Why Southerners Are Obsessed With Chocolate Gravy (and Why You Should Be, Too) that you will enjoy. 

Quick Question Or Two For You:

People either like chocolate gravy or they don't. Which one are You? Reply to this post and let me know. Also, did you see my last recipe? It is called Strawberry Pretzel Pie and I know you will enjoy it. 

My Thoughts For The Day:

Just to spark your imagination.

I remember being in my pre-teens and getting to visit my great-grandmother on my dad's side of the family. She lived in Oklahoma. It was a small country farmhouse and I would say around three bedrooms from my memory. The picture above is not a picture of the farmhouse. I wanted to share with you the "feeling" that a childhood experience in Oklahoma might be like.

One of my fondest memories was waking up early in the morning to my great-grandmother cooking breakfast. I could smell the scent of bacon in the air. She always had her hair pulled back into a tight little bun. She wore wire-rim glasses and a dress with an apron while she cooked. There was an old metal ladle hanging at the kitchen sink to get a drink of water from the sink.

Eggs, bacon, biscuits, white gravy, and of course she would make chocolate gravy. I always loved the chocolate gravy. Unfortunately, I do not have her recipe but this one is very close. I would love to know your thoughts on chocolate gravy. 

Keep on cooking!

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