Very Good Recipes of Chocolate from Out of the Ordinary

There are 104 Chocolate recipes on the blog Out of the Ordinary. (6016 on all the blogs)

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Almond cake with blueberry & chocolate filling Almond cake with blueberry & chocolate filling By Out of the Ordinary 08/14/14 20:01 We went to look for eagle feathers though we knew we wouldn’t find any. As with most things in life, it was more about the journey–the walk on the towpath, over the old train bridge, down the hill through the … Continue reading →
Pistachio-almond-cherry-chocolate cookies Pistachio-almond-cherry-chocolate cookies By Out of the Ordinary 07/30/14 21:35 Here at The Ordinary, we get a lot of spam comments. Several a day. I confess I feel almost sorry for the spammers, because we’re such a small concern, here in our little Ordinary world. I want to tell them … Continue reading →
Chocolate pecan cherry cake Chocolate pecan cherry cake By Out of the Ordinary 07/22/14 20:24 Hello Ordinary friends! I hope everybody is having a wonderful summer. Ours is melting away in a dreamy succession of trips to rivers and creeks, just as summer should. I took another brief Ordinary sabbatical, and I’ll tell you why. … Continue reading...
Almond cake with blackcurrants, cherries and bittersweet chocolate Almond cake with blackcurrants, cherries and bittersweet chocolate By Out of the Ordinary 06/26/14 21:38 We’re watching L’eclisse at the moment, so today I’m going to wander around town in low-heeled but surprisingly noisy shoes, looking serious and wistful but bursting into laughter at life’s absurdities. Also, it’s my birthday, so I’m going to claim … Continue...
Chocolate chocolate chip almond, pear, and pimms cake Chocolate chocolate chip almond, pear, and pimms cake By Out of the Ordinary 05/28/14 19:43 May is bird watching season where I live. David and I have ventured out a few mornings into the wild and winding path that is the other side of the other side of the canal. We’ve seen some birds: parulas, … Continue reading →
Chocolate chocolate chip cake with white chocolate-mint ganache Chocolate chocolate chip cake with white chocolate-mint ganache By Out of the Ordinary 05/05/14 17:59 I worked this weekend, like I work most weekends. I can’t complain because I only work two days a week. Most of the time I like waiting tables, for reasons I’ve talked about plenty here at The Ordinary. Mostly, it’s … Continue reading →
Salty caramel almond, hazelnut, chocolate chip blondies Salty caramel almond, hazelnut, chocolate chip blondies By Out of the Ordinary 03/24/14 16:59 We’re experimenting with a “screen-free Sunday.” No TV, no computer, no video games. I’d imagined it would be something like the scene from the Simpsons: all the children of Springfield stop watching television and they all venture outside into the … Continue...
Raspberry chocolate biscotti ice cream Raspberry chocolate biscotti ice cream By Out of the Ordinary 02/18/14 20:25 “Would you rather have one weakness nobody could detect, or no weaknesses at all?” “No weaknesses at all.” “No, would you rather have one weakness nobody could detect or no weaknesses at all?” “Well I just don’t see why anybody … Continue reading →
Oatmeal chocolate chip pecan praline cookies Oatmeal chocolate chip pecan praline cookies By Out of the Ordinary 02/02/14 17:03 Where I’m from, the kids used to run around the neighborhood like wild things. We’d chart the in-between places, behind garages alongside hedges, in parking lots and alleys. We played tag and hide and seek, we ran around with bows … Continue reading →
Cherry chocolate tart with amaretti-meringue topping Cherry chocolate tart with amaretti-meringue topping By Out of the Ordinary 01/27/14 20:34 Last night we went out for Indian food and we brought our restaurant-drawing book. Malcolm set us all the task of drawing clowns, so we did. The restaurant was glowing, the food was good, the boys were happy–we all were! … Continue reading →
Hazelnut blackberry pear tart and almond strawberry tart (with chocolate, of course!) Hazelnut blackberry pear tart and almond strawberry tart (with chocolate, of course!) By Out of the Ordinary 01/23/14 20:45 I think I had a big stupid smile on my face the entire time we watched Melody. Why the big 103-minute idiot grin? It wasn’t because the movie is sweet, although it certainly is. Nor because it is a happy … Continue reading →
Quince, chocolate and hazelnut cake Quince, chocolate and hazelnut cake By Out of the Ordinary 01/07/14 20:27 On the way to school we passed a tree full of crows. When we startled them they took to the air, bright and noisy. More crows than would seem to fit in the tree, more crows than I’ve seen together … Continue reading →
Caramel apple chocolate chip cookies Caramel apple chocolate chip cookies By Out of the Ordinary 11/24/13 16:36 And they all pretend they’re Orphans And their memory’s like a train You can see it getting smaller as it pulls away And the things you can’t remember Tell the things you can’t forget that History puts a saint in … Continue reading →
Hazelnut chocolate chip thumbprint cookies (with black currant jam) Hazelnut chocolate chip thumbprint cookies (with black currant jam) By Out of the Ordinary 11/20/13 19:53 Yesterday was a bright, blustery, bewildering day. The leaves are all gone from the trees, but the wind shook the dark branches, and the light came white and strong at such an angle that it was always in your eyes. … Continue reading →
Apple apricot chocolate nut cake Apple apricot chocolate nut cake By Out of the Ordinary 11/17/13 14:45 I feel as though I don’t listen to whole albums any more, unless I’m in the car, which isn’t very often. I’m so distracted most of the time that I’ll listen to a song here or a song there, or … Continue reading →
Isaac’s chocolate chocolate pecan cake Isaac’s chocolate chocolate pecan cake By Out of the Ordinary 11/10/13 16:43 David recently bought The Blind Leading the Naked, by The Violent Femmes. What a time warp!! It’s such an evocative album, and it’s funny because it’s evocative for David, too, and it’s not like Violent Femmes’ Violent Femmes, which is … Continue reading...
Chocolate chocolate chip spice cake Chocolate chocolate chip spice cake By Out of the Ordinary 10/31/13 18:01 I had a dream last night that the boys were flying small airplanes. (Must have been because we watched Gamera!) I think they dropped fruit from their airplanes, or maybe fruit-flavored candy (it is Halloween, after all!) And in the … Continue reading →...
Hazelnut oatmeal chocolate cake with cinnamon and black pepper Hazelnut oatmeal chocolate cake with cinnamon and black pepper By Out of the Ordinary 10/28/13 19:38 My sister-in-law and her wife are getting married today! If that sentence doesn’t make much sense, it’s because the world hasn’t made much sense for years, but it’s starting to look a lot more sensible here in New Jersey. Christy … Continue reading →
Chocolate-covered coconut milk cake Chocolate-covered coconut milk cake By Out of the Ordinary 10/19/13 16:43 David’s building a shed in the back yard. I said, “You’re working on a building!” And he said, “A holy crap building!” Because he’s never built a shed before. They say it’s good for you to try something new, but … Continue reading →
Pumpkin butter cake with pecans and chocolate chips Pumpkin butter cake with pecans and chocolate chips By Out of the Ordinary 10/02/13 20:02 It’s David’s birthday and I’m baking up a storm. I lay awake part of the night thinking about what I’d bake, and now I’m doing it and it is the most fun to cook when you think of it as … Continue reading →
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