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Coconut Pistachio Macaroon Cake with Chocolate Ganache

This cake is wheat/gluten free and dairy free so it is perfect the perfect solution for many situations and occasions.  Your gluten free friends will love you, your jewish friends will tell you it’s the best Passover dessert ever and … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Tamales

For years I have wanted to make Tamales, but never have because, well, I also have some reservations about cooking with lard and I also living with a jewish man who keeps Kosher so….the lard thing is really not an … Continue reading

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Simple, Old Fashioned & Sinful

In my constant attempt at finding new recipes I often forget about the old tried and true ones that I grew up with.  My grandmother loved to make bars and squares, which basically are the same thing just in different … Continue reading

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Gâteau Zoë

Last week I did a little pre VD post about the sweet possibilities one could whip up in the kitchen for their paramour (or really anyone) and how much sweeter it is to make something yourself at home than it … Continue reading

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Profiteroles with Chunky Ginger Custard and Chocolate

Profiteroles are one of those things that in my head seemed a lot more complicated than they, in reality, turned out to be.  In fact they are real easy to make, keep well and are very versatile for either sweet … Continue reading

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Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies with Thoughts on Shortening

My friend Michael has mentioned to me a couple of times a triple ginger cookie recipe that he was going to make.  If I had to name one flavor to top my list of favorites I think Ginger would win.  So … Continue reading

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Boozy Pecan Brownies

In the original recipe from Short and Sweet by Dan Lepard … these are called Bourbon Pecan Brownies – what I have found is that they work well with several different kinds of brown booze – Rum, Whisky, Rye or … Continue reading

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