Okay, I know I’ve been trying to focus on healthy snacks and all, but who am I kidding? Don’t get me wrong—I love fruits and vegetables and hummus, and I’m more likely to reach for the water instead of some sugary drink. But the recipes that excite me the most are usually the naughty ones. The ones that make me want to rub my hands together, inwardly snickering and hatching plans to unleash cruel temptation on my more disciplined friends.
Yeah. I’m a real pal like that.
So today, I figured we should throw caution to the wind. Let’s hold nothing back. I’m not even going to ask you for your favorite indulgences. No, that won’t do. I want the ultimate entry on your list! Tell us:
What’s the most shamelessly sinful dish you’ve ever made—or eaten?
When I tried to come up with my answer to this question, it dawned on me that my top answers are all recipes I discovered right here in TK. And here’s a secret: I like leaving those same food photos on my huge monitor when visitors are around and there’s a chance they might walk past my desk. I get a kick out of watching them do a double take, barely disguising a gasp as they mutter, “What is that?”
Allow me to demonstrate.
Bacon and Brie Quiche. Ha. This once made a 200-pound grown man weak in the knees. Which was kinda dangerous, since he was trying to haul a huge compressor unit for our air conditioning system.
Chocolate Hazelnut Cake. Of course. It’s Nutella in cake form, frosted with even more Nutella. With mascarpone.
French Onion Soup Grilled Cheese Sandwiches. You know you want one. (These aren’t really all that sinful. Unless you’re like me and use a ridiculous amount of additional butter and cheese.)
Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes. Yeah. I’m so not going to apologize.
I guess what I’m trying to say is that I have Tasty Kitchen to thank for some of the most evil dishes to come out of my kitchen. And that I have Tasty Kitchen to blame for some of the most evil dishes to come out of my kitchen.
Now it’s your turn! Time to ‘fess up. We all need an overboard moment now and then, right? (Please say yes.) So jump in, the water’s nice and chocolaty and sprinkled with bacon and cheese!