I'm amazed at how superior your vanilla is!

– Des, The Grommet

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Vanilla Creme Eggs

Crème Eggs – Time honored store bought confections indicating the arrival of spring ­– Now available at your fingertips! With the crack of their hard

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Blended Iced Coffee

Shakerato Courtesy of David Lebovitz:  The Sweet Life in Paris I should mention before the recipe that David was so taken by the name “Shakerato”

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Luscious Gianduja Squares

 Carole Bloom has graciously shared a toothsome recipe from her new book, Intensely Chocolate (Wiley, 2010), which not only is delicious, but is also an

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Chocolate Souffle

Courtesy of David Lebovitz from l’appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home About the following recipe, David says, “Chocolate souffle remains one

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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Although I’m not vegan, I have dear friends who are. I’m also always looking for recipes that can accommodate family and friends with food allergies

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Chocolate Mousse Cake

The uniqueness of this cake is that it is both cake and mousse in one.  Dense and killer-rich, it delivers an intense chocolate flavor that

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Chocolate Macaroon Bars

While these Chocolate Macaroon Bars qualify as cake, they’re really more of a confection. Rich and gooey, they are so delicious and can easily become a

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Chocolate Oblivion Tart

 Long before the California food revolution began, my mother was given one of these dazzling tarts as a gift. It was a predecessor of the

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