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Chai Tea Latte Ice Cream

Topped with a dash of cinnamon, this creamy Chai Tea Latte Ice Cream
is the perfect dessert for a hot summer day!

Topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon, this creamy Chai Tea Latte Ice Cream  is the perfect dessert for a hot summer day!I’ve mentioned before that I moved to Louisiana back when I first graduated from college.  One of my best friends was living down there, and Baton Rouge seemed like as good a place as any at the time.  That move was one of the best decisions of my life!  I absolutely loved south Louisiana.  From Mardi Gras festivities to tasty Cajun food to college football fanaticism, south Louisiana is one heck of an awesome part of the country.  Continue Reading »

Brownie Bite Cheesecake

Complete with brownie bites baked into this cheesecake and piled high on top,
this Brownie Bite Cheesecake is an impressive dessert to serve to company!

Complete with brownie bites baked into this cheesecake and piled high on top, this Brownie Bite Cheesecake is an impressive dessert to serve to company!It’s one of the world’s greatest debates.  I’m not talking Backstreet Boys vs. ‘ N Sync here.  Nor am I talking about Mario vs. Luigi.  It’s all about brownies today here on Spiced!  (Well, brownies and cheesecake.  But we’ll get to the cheesecake part in a bit.)  So how do you like your brownies?  Do you like your brownies to be nice and chewy, or are you on the cakey brownie side of this battle?  Continue Reading »

Fluffy Buttermilk Waffles

These Fluffy Buttermilk Waffles are light and flavorful…perfect for Saturday morning breakfasts!

These Fluffy Buttermilk Waffles are light and flavorful...perfect for Saturday morning breakfasts!I swear I sometimes think that I live on the Island of Misfit Toys.  Not the real Island of Misfit Toys, but just my own little version of it.  If you’ve got dogs, then you likely know what I’m referring to here.  Yup, dog toys.  We’ve got dog toys spread from the bedroom to the kitchen to the bathroom and even the backyard.  Actually, check that, we have things that used to resemble dog toys spread from the bedroom to the backyard.  Continue Reading »

Black Bean Sliders with Mango Jalapeno Salsa

Looking for a fun and healthy way to mix up the summer grilling routine?
Try these Black Bean Sliders with Mango Jalapeno Salsa!

Looking for a fun and healthy way to mix up the summer grilling routine?   Try these Black Bean Sliders with Mango Jalapeno Salsa!Last week, I met my wife after work at our local warehouse club.  We’d decided to have an impromptu grilling party the next night with our friends, so we had some grocery shopping to do.  (I recognize that’s it’s strange for a family of two to shop at warehouse clubs…but you know what?  They’re convenient for some things!)  Continue Reading »