Category Archives: Desserts

Citrus Semifreddo

This was my first time eating semifreddo (which translates to semi-frozen) and it was such a treat. It was both creamy and cold, tart and sweet. It was the perfect light dessert after a huge lunch this weekend. I can’t … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar Biscotti with Coffee Glaze

When you’re friends with me and you’re in my home there is a very good chance I’ll ask you to come play in the kitchen with me. This weekend, after I managed to bang my finger in a drawer (pretty … Continue reading

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Meyer Lemon Bars

By now you may know of my obsession with Meyer lemons. So I’m sure it’s not surprising that as soon as I saw these lemon bars over at PreventionRd I knew I had to make them. Earlier this week I … Continue reading

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Giant Double Chocolate Cookies

When you’re a poor foodie you have to get creative when you want to give a gift or say thank you. As I’ve said a bajillion times, I just started my last semester of Culinary School (wheeee!). As you probably … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Mousse Parfaits

Did you know that if you eat this dessert you will become smarter? OK, that’s a slight exaggeration but pumpkin is loaded with Omega 3 oils that are crazy good for your brain. Which means over Christmas my IQ must … Continue reading

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Individual Tiramisu

When my husband and I were first married I was a TERRIBLE cook. Honestly, I fed the poor man undercooked eggs, undercooked chicken and horrific tiramisu all in the first year of our marriage. It’s a wonder the man is … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Bars

If you had asked me a couple years ago whether I would be eating, let alone sharing a recipe for pumpkin pie bars I would have told you were crazy! I grew up hating pumpkin, especially pumpkin pie. I don’t … Continue reading

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Santa Hat Brownies

I can honestly say, I squealed like 15 times while making these Santa Hat Brownies. They are absolutely adorable and they are easy! Not only are they cute as a button but the strawberry, chocolate and buttercream combination is also … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Say that 5 times fast! We had friends over for dinner last week and I know they are dessert people (um hello that’s why we’re friends)! So while I was preparing dinner I panicked when I realized I had a two-part … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Glazed Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

Well it’s officially November and I am so excited! I love the holidays and all the yummy food that goes along with them. I don’t usually buy magazines but if I do they are almost always about food (shocker). I … Continue reading

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Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

So here I sit trying to describe these lovely little bars. Are they really cheesecake? No. They aren’t even labor intensive, so you almost feel guilty when everyone is gobbling them up and asking how you made them. The cinnamony, … Continue reading

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Supper Club: Indian Food Night

I love getting together with the group of friends and family that now makes up our little supper club. About once a month or so we choose a country and plan an entire menu around it. This time it was … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cheesecake

Oh Happy Day. Clouds parting, angels singing, Hallelujah and all that jazz. This cheesecake made me that happy! My hubby had a birthday this week. When I asked him what kind of cake he would like he said he either … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Peanut Butter Cookie Dough, Toasted Marshmallow Cupcakes

Isn’t that the longest title ever? My friend Abby brought these to our Thai Food Friday event. They are obviously not thai food or even thai inspired but these are so stinking yummy I don’t care what country they come … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Mousse with Blackberry Sauce

You know sometimes the magic of television on food shows can be frustrating. The other day I was watching Claire Robinson make this really yummy looking chocolate mousse which looked like something right up my alley! 5 ingredients, 20 minute … Continue reading

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Island Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sometimes you just need a cookie. A real cookie. One that tastes like butter and that isn’t store-bought. This crisis struck me earlier this week and while frantically scouring my cookbook shelf I found a horrifically cheesy Nestle Tollhouse cookbook. … Continue reading

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Wedding Day Cinnamon Rolls

I may have called these wedding day cinnamon rolls but that’s only because they were so freaking yummy they were good enough for a wedding day. Now don’t worry, I haven’t gone soft and gone completely to the baking (dark) … Continue reading

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Scones, Scones, Scones and More Scones

I had the pleasure of making a ton of scones for a dear friends Bridal Shower. The theme? High Tea with the bride. Seeing that I offered to make 70+ scones and had never even made one, you could say … Continue reading

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Strawberries with Sabayon Sauce

As you may know by now, I can’t bake. So usually that means no sweets in our house, unless it comes out of the freezer or out of a box. So when we made this in class last week I … Continue reading

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Chewy Pecan Bar Cookies

I love Christmas time! I can embrace my inner inept baker and bake to my heart’s content. A friend of mine, named Gail is also not really a “baker” but she is an amazing cook! I would dare say she … Continue reading

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Oreo Truffles

I have often joked that I am not a baker. In fact, not only can I not bake, if it’s sweet it’s generally my nemesis in the kitchen. I am not being humble when I say if I can make … Continue reading

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Neiman Marcus Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Neiman Marcus cookie recipe became famous from a myth started in the mid 90’s. The story goes that a woman and her daughter really enjoyed some chocolate chip cookies they had at a Neiman Marcus Department store cafe. So … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bars with Maple Cream Glaze

Generally, I am not a fan of pumpkin. Although it seems lately I am coming around to it. After making a pumpkin cheesecake last week, I had one cup of pumpkin puree left. I had heard from several friends that … Continue reading

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