Beef Tenderloin with Awake Chocolate au jus

Beef Tenderloin with Awake Chocolate au jus

I received such a positive response from my AWAKE Chocolate Breakfast Pastries that I decided to use the caffeinated chocolate again. This time I used it in an entrée, adding some to the au jus. Jus is the French word for juice, and refers to the natural juices from the meat. These natural juices are … Continue reading

Jen’s Pizzaburger

Jen’s Pizzaburger

I recently reviewed Boston Pizza’s latest menu item, the Pizzaburger (you can find the review here), and I wasn’t too impressed. I thought I could give the hybrid dish a try, by making my own Pizzaburger. Instead of wrapping up a burger patty in pizza dough, I decided to make a pizza with the toppings … Continue reading

Awake Chocolate Breakfast Pastry

Awake Chocolate Breakfast Pastry

When I received the press release about AWAKE Chocolate, a caffeinated chocolate bar, in my inbox about a year ago I was intrigued. I’m not a huge fan of coffee (I know, it is crazy talk coming from someone in the journalism field). It’s the bitterness that gets me, I’ve always been sensitive to it. … Continue reading