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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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Best Damn Lemon Cake

  Add a spoonful of whipped cream or a pitcher of Creme Anglaise to a slice of dense, lemony cake, and everything in the world

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Spiced Vanilla Poached Pears

There are moments when winter feels like it’s dragging on endlessly — dark, cloudy days, rain, sleet or snow outside, and predictably tedious days at

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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 and Beet Fudge Cake

 Courtesy of Janet Sawyer, Little Pod, UK Chocolate and Beet Fudge Cake may sound off-putting but, in fact, the beets provide moisture, sweetness and some

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Apple Fritters

    It’s apple season again. Makes me think of returning to school with the ubiquitous apple in my lunch box. How about you?  

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Causa a la Limena

If you enjoy good food and love to cook or bake, you’ll understand how excited I get when I discover a must-make recipe, sample a

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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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Ginger Spice Cookies

If you are a ginger snap or spicy cookie fan, look no further. A wonderful contribution to holiday platters, these cookies make great gifts and

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