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Desserts

Key Lime Bars

I made these bars last Spring when I spotted key limes for the first time at the supermarket. They’re a little out of character for me this time of year (this is pumpkin spice season after all), but key…

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Desserts

Riesling Poached Pear Sorbet

Nobody makes ice cream quite like Jeni Britton-Bauer. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home is a beautiful resource book I’ve used to make ice cream both at work and at home, always with amazing results. My favorite flavor isn’t…

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Desserts

Classic Coconut Cake

“Cake or pie?” He asked. It was the first interview question I was asked when I interviewed at Uchi two years ago. It was a complete break from the usual generic interview questions: So, tell me a little bit about…

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Desserts Travel

Sugar Bakeshop in Charleston

  While heading to lunch on Cannon Street in Charleston we passed by Sugar Bakeshop. We decided to stop in and grab a cupcake and some coffee. I believe a truly great meal begins and ends with dessert. We refer…

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Desserts Food

My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie

I thought I had the best chocolate chip cookie recipe, until now. When I worked as a cook at Olympic Provisions Olympia Provisions, I would sometimes go in on my day off and help our pastry chef, Amelia Lane, with…

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Desserts Food

My Favorite Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse has been one of my very favorite desserts for as long as I can remember. Desserts that have a rich flavor, yet have a very light, airy texture have always appealed to me. A spoonful or two after…

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Desserts

Cover-to-Cover Project: Lavender Shortbread

Earlier this month I signed up to take part in The Bitten Word’s annual Cover-to-Cover project. It’s a baking project where readers volunteer to make every holiday confection published in their favorite cooking magazines. I knew I would need motivation…

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Breakfast & Brunch Desserts

Apple Cider Doughnuts

Last week was the second installment of National Doughnut Day. Celebrated twice a year – once in June and again in November – it’s a day to channel your inner fat kid and go nuts for the bliss that…