Blog: The Place to Dish with Fellow Foodies

Wherever I go, I sample the local cuisine, taste the regional wine and cocktails, and prowl for the best culinary products. Back at home, I experiment with my own food and beverage concoctions. Sometimes I travel with specific ingredients and tools so I can cook special dishes for family and friends. And nothing gets my creative juices flowing like holidays and entertaining. Sound familiar? If so, maybe my favorite discoveries, realizations, and recipes will inspire your own adventures, and you’ll want to share them here.

Baileys Irish Cream and Chocolate Mousse Recipe from Stranded Foodie


I found this easy way to make a rich chocolate mousse in a snap, but the funny thing is… it uses chocolate and water. I’ve never known chocolate to mix very well with water, but this recipe works and comes together quickly. I love the addition of Bailey Irish [Read more…]

Valentine Chocolate Pizzelles with White Chocolate Drizzle from Stranded Foodie


Pizzelle Italian waffle cookies are a Christmas time favorite, and because they are so yummy, I hate to wait until then to enjoy them. To make pizzelles, you need to have a special pizzelle iron to cook the batter. Since I have one, I’d like to use it more than once per year, and I think they [Read more…]

Rich Chocolate Cupcake Recipe with Classic Vanilla Buttercream and Stranded Foodie “Real Chocolate Sprinkles”


Over the years, I have tried and made many different recipes for chocolate cakes and cupcakes. Always searching for the best recipe, I was looking for that big rich chocolate taste that delivers great results every time. I’ve always said, you need a go-to recipe to have in your recipe collection that you know is amazingly [Read more…]

Cal-Mart Supermarket Now Has Stranded Foodie “Real Chocolate Sprinkles”


Cal-Mart Supermarket located on California Street in San San Francisco, now has our Stranded Foodie “Real Chocolate Sprinkles” available for their customers. This family owned grocery store has been around since 1952 and [Read more…]

Rich Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe with Stranded Foodie “Real Chocolate Sprinkles”


For me, summer and ice cream sandwiches go together so well. They make me feel like a giddy child on a summer vacation. They are especially delectable when made from scratch with a fudgy brownie that holds the ice cream in place. After searching around for a good ice cream sandwich recipe, I mostly found versions [Read more…]

Mendocino Jams & Preserves are a Stranded Foodie Find


When heading out to Mendocino, off the coast of northern California, one of my favorite foodie places to visit in town is the charming Mendocino Jams & Preserves shop. Years ago, I discovered this little shop with it’s delectable offering of jams, preserves, [Read more…]

Strawberry Smoothie Recipe ~ The Stranded Foodie Way


At last, the weather’s finally warming up and spring has arrived. I’m looking forward to taking long walks on warm days and making delectable smoothies to start my mornings. With strawberries in season, today I’m craving my special strawberry smoothie that’s a snap to [Read more…]

Angel Food Cake Recipe with Stranded Foodie “Real Chocolate Sprinkles”


Ahhhh, a scratch made angel food cake. So tender and oh so light. Billowy, fluffy cake that’s the perfect dessert for January. If your craving sweets after the holidays, but you want something that’s not too naughty, this is your recipe. Add some Stranded Foodie [Read more…]

Oliver’s Market has Stranded Foodie Real Chocolate Sprinkles


We are proud to say that Oliver’s Market now has Stranded Foodie Real Chocolate Sprinkles. Located in Sonoma County, Oliver’s has 3 markets located in Cotati, Montecito, and Stony Point. If you haven’t been to any of their stores, you’re in for a real foodie experience. Each store has quite an [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Spiced Bittersweet Hot Chocolate Recipe


During my first trip to France during my college years, I remember having the most incredible hot chocolate while in Paris. If you’ve had it, you know what I mean. If not, this recipe will give you that French café hot chocolate experience. This is no ordinary hot chocolate, but the most creamy, dreamy and rich hot chocolate you’ve [Read more…]