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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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June Pagan’s Oat Squares

  Oat Squares Courtesy of June Pagan Chef June Pagan was legendary in Hollywood circles as she provided the stars with daily meals, glamorous party

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Chestnut Jam Tart

Excerpted from Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photographs by Leigh Beisch. Chestnut Jam Tart Makes 10 servings Alice says, “A

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Oat Flour Fruit Basket Cake

 Excerpted from Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photographs by Leigh Beisch. Alice says, “Too simple for words: soft, tender layers

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Oat Flour Sponge Cake

Excerpted from Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photographs by Leigh Beisch. Oat Flour Sponge Cake Serves 8 to 10 Alice

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Mini Gateaux Breton

Excerpted from THE BAKING BIBLE, © 2014 by Rose Levy Beranbaum. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

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Tin Roof Ice Cream

 My grandsons were asking my daughter for stories about her childhood and she told them about the box freezer her grandparents kept in their basement

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Vanilla Queen’s Cake

Much to my surprise and delight, vanilla fan and serious home baker, Sandie Rymal, created a special cake recipe then named it in my honor!

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Rose Red Velvet Cake

Courtesy of Rose Levy Beranbaum, Real Baking With Rose I long resisted the charms of Rose Red Velvet Cake, believing it to be merely a

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