Tag: dessert

Chocolate Art

Chocolate Art

Mouth watering chocolates are the ultimate gift to express love and admiration on Valentines Day. Most women crave that delicious moment that only a piece of delectable chocolate can satisfy, and nothing delivers that satisfaction better than Jean Philippe Maury, who brings his expertise and passion to chocoholics everywhere. Along with being the Executive Pastry […]

| February 9, 2013
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The “Ultimate” Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

The “Ultimate” Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

I have a business partner that would tell you that baking oatmeal cookies is an art, not a science and that I am the ultimate oatmeal cookie artist. For his 50th birthday, I brought 50 of these freshly baked cookies by plane to his party and he thought it was the ultimate gift. As both […]

| January 12, 2013
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Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

One of my favorite wedding gifts was the original Betty Crocker cookbook and it was a catalyst for my lifelong love of baking and my family’s love of cookies. Bake these yummy Mexican Wedding Cookies from the Betty Crocker  cookbook and you will be sure to  be a superstar to your family. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1/2 […]

| January 9, 2013
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Cookie Basics

Cookie Basics

Two cookie staples that belong in everyone’s baking repertoire are sugar cookies and molasses cookies.  Both are delicious, light and a wonderful addition to lunch boxes and coffee breaks.  Both of these cookies are under 75 calories a piece and are a great way to satisfy that sugar craving sensibly. They also both pair well […]

| January 5, 2013
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New Year’s Resolutions & Grilled Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cayenne Cake

New Year’s Resolutions & Grilled Flour-less Dark Chocolate Cayenne Cake

By David Olson Greetings, my Friends!  As another fantastic year has closed, we each begin to consider our New Year’s Resolutions (i.e. those things we have committed to, but, as statistically documented, begin to set aside on January 2nd in place of existing habits / indulgences, etc.).  The University of Scranton published interesting findings around […]

| January 4, 2013
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Nana Fay’s Secret Blueberry Buckle Recipe

Nana Fay’s Secret Blueberry Buckle Recipe

Every foodie has their family favorites whether it their mom’s chicken soup or their uncle’s special chili. There is something about these recipes that evoke not only great aromas and flavors, but replicates warm feelings of meals and events shared with friends and loved ones. “THE RECIPE” in our clan is a delicious blueberry buckle […]

| January 2, 2013
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Next Day Champagne Sabayon

Next Day Champagne Sabayon

It is the day after and as your head clears from too many holiday parties and New Year’s celebrations, the question arises… What do I do with the leftover bubbles? Clearly, you could drink it. However, having over-imbibed throughout the season, a lovelier solution would be to surprise your friends or family with delicious Champagne […]

| January 1, 2013
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More Crunchy Munchy Biscotti

More Crunchy Munchy Biscotti

We all know and love traditional biscotti since it satisfies both the need for sweet and the craving for crunch.  This recipe also satisfies the “Chocoholics” in your family and at only 80 calories each with chocolate dip, it packs a lot of sweet satisfaction.  These biscotti store beautifully in a tin and are great […]

| December 29, 2012
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Scrumptious S’mores

Scrumptious S’mores

Most of us are used to using the components of a S’more cookie to roast over a fire or create individually at a BBQ.  Our family loves S’mores all year round including at holiday time since there is nothing more festive than a melted marshmallow, between two graham crackers (especially when they are homemade) and […]

| December 26, 2012
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The Black ’n White Cookie -The 11th Day Of Cookies

The Black ’n White Cookie -The 11th Day Of Cookies

Today we are highlighting New York City’s signature cookie, “The Black ‘n White.” This Gotham classic can be found all over metro New York in neighborhood delis and their gourmet counterparts like Dean and Deluca and Zabar’s. In our quest to find the origin of this New York native, we were surprised that the cookie’s […]

| December 11, 2012
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