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Cherries with Vanilla Bean

 Courtesy of Alice Medrich, Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts In this book, Alice offers “Fresh Cherries 3 Ways.” I’m providing you with the recipe for one

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Caramel Apple Bars

Served warm, topped with ice-cream after dinner or for breakfast on a crisp fall day, Caramel Apple Bars are a comforting treat any way you

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Cranberry and Vanilla Syrup Tart

Courtesy of Didi Davis: www.dididavisfoods.com The provocative aroma of the vanilla envelops the cranberries in this tart-sweet combination. You may serve the tart with a

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Poached Pear Tart

Courtesy of Mary Sommers This will make one 10″ Tart. You will need a 10″ removable bottom tart pan. Peel, cut in half and core

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Light Lemon Ice Cream

While I was writing VANILLA, I discovered that before Thomas Jefferson brought vanilla beans to the United States, the ice cream flavor of the moment

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Vanilla Banana Mac-Nut Cookies

Courtesy of Gina Tassone, Vanilla Contessa Almost everyone has experienced the frustration of bananas that have gone from perfect to mush, seemingly overnight. Summer is

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Pineapple Cheese Crumbcake

Courtesy of Beth Hensperger Most coffee cake recipes, especially ones for winter, call for canned pineapple, but here the glistening fresh fruit layer is made

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