Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake covered with Leaves of Chocolate

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“I CELEBRATE MYSELF, AND SING MYSELF.  AND WHAT I ASSUME, YOU SHALL ASSUME.  FOR EVERY ATOM BELONGING TO ME AS GOOD BELONGS TO YOU.”  Walt Whitman. HaPpY BiRtHdAy To Me!!! I LOVE my birthday!  It always feels like such a special day to me, because even though I know that I’m not the only one…

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Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird | From My Sweet Heart

3 ounces of apple cider 1 ounce of white tequila ( I used Cazadores Reposado) 1 ounce of creme de cassis 2 teaspoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice Fill a shaker 2/3 full with ice.  Add the apple cider, tequila, creme de cassis, and lemon juice.  Shake well.  Place 4-6 ice cubes in an old…

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Chocolate Nemesis

Chocolate Nemesis | From My Sweet Heart

“YOU ARE MY SWEETEST DOWNFALL.  I LOVED YOU FIRST…I LOVED YOU FIRST.”  Regina Spektor. The dictionary defines nemesis as ‘the inescapable or implacable agent of someone or something’s downfall.’  And for me….that usually amounts to pastry dough!  But I have to tell you, this chocolate conqueror, well…….you won’t want to escape!  This fabulous dessert is…

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