Author: <span class="vcard">Donna L. Barstow</span>


brownies my way

Ooh, not much good to say on this one, sorry, Klondike. First of all, the name?  Please. What the Fudge Brownie. Trying to be hip by using a swear word doesn't work with square ice cream patties. (get the joke?!) Off-color language is not appetizing.  Also, annoying that Klondike drops the plural just because they feel ...



could be chocolate chip, could be vanilla with vanilla bean specks

Forgive me, readers, for I have sinned. The subtitle of this blog is Chocolate, and not-Vanilla. And yet I bought Vanilla this time!! yes. I'm talking about Vaniglia Vanilla Bean Gelato, which I found at Gelsons. Gelson's is an upscale supermarket across the street from the ultra-popular Trader Joe's, and yet it does very well. (for ...

Ice Cream

What's for Breakfast?

man in office walks by candy bowl that threatens him

What goodies are in that bowl? Is it just me that feels this way about communal goodies? Obviously not, as the lady in the black dress also feels the…