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Milk Chocolate Frosting from Flour Flavors by Alice Medrich

I know, Hanakah and Christmas and New Year's are past us. But, the holiday season now does not officially end until Super Sunday. So, you still have time for holiday baking. We should all thank the NFL. And this extended holiday season truly is, for many of us, the peak baking season of the year…

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Crispy Cinnamon Walnut Chocolate Palmiers from French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis

Author Hillary Davis of French Comfort Food is very fond of puff pastry. Good quality puff pastry, like Dufours, can be stashed in your home freezer for those times where you need quality and quickness. I don’t know of anyone who is not instantly addicted to the classic French palmiers — aka Elephant Ears. Crunchy…

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Banana Tart Tatin

Winter is now upon us. Meals need to be warm and hearty and they must, simply must conclude with dessert. How about a tart tatin? Oh, if I say “tart tatin” possibly apples spring into mind. Perhaps a whiff of cinnamon. Probably not caramel and surely not bananas. How can you make a tart tatin with…

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Key Lime Coins: Tender Gems Dusted in Powdered Sugar

What do you do for dessert as the New Year begins to unwind? You may be desserted out, in need of something light, a bit sweet, maybe with just a bit of a bite. As soon as I saw this recipe I had to make it. I’m a sucker for anything coated in powdered sugar…

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