Category: Dessert

When Less is More, Favorite Tart Pan and Sweet Heart Spoons

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I debated over the title of this post, trying to decide between “When Photos Don’t Do A Recipe Justice”, or “Worth a Second Helping” or “Public Service Announcement: Don’t Miss This Tart!” The title should a combination of all three, but then it would be as long as No-Bake Strawberry Chocolate Ganache Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust  ~a mouthful for a recipe with…

No-Bake Chocolate Strawberry Ganache Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust

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I have an easy no-bake dessert for you for Valentine’s Day: A Chocolate Strawberry Ganache Tart with a Chocolate Cookie Crust! If you’re not familiar with ganache, it’s a rich, decadent mixture of melted chocolate and cream. The ratio of chocolate to cream varies in ganache, depending on how you use it~ for truffles, fillings, glazes, or whipped as frosting. Because…

Shortcut Red Velvet-Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Have you started your holiday baking? I have an easy Christmas cookie recipe for a cookie exchange or to enjoy with family or friends, Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies! These cookies are easy to make, starting with a roll of refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough as a shortcut and some Red Velvet Bakery Emulsion or…

Forest Feast Gatherings: A Sweet Ending and Easy Tray Centerpieces

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The Novel Bakers are back with more feasting and gathering from The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of watercolor drawings and photographs, The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring reference for anyone who wants to share good food with good friends, simply, easily, and beautifully. If you…

Keep Calm and Gobble On: Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up!

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Can you believe Thanksgiving is two weeks away?. . . me, neither! I pulled together a round-up of recipes for your Thanksgiving feast from the archives and to help you Keep Calm and Gobble On! Click on the links for the complete recipes and Thanksgiving inspiration! *Note: There is a printable recipe link for the recipes that allows you to…

20+ Flavors of Fall Recipes: Apple, Pumpkin, Butternut, Caramel & Maple!

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With the calendar turned to October, are you ready for the flavors of fall. . .Apple, Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Caramel, Maple Cranberry and Pomegranate? I’m back by request with the 2.0 version and recipe round-up from the archives with fall flavors to tempt your taste buds and satisfy your sweet tooth!  Everything from soups, salads, desserts and…

Eat, Drink, and Be Witchy: 3rd Annual Giveaway!

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With Halloween on the horizon, are you feeling Witchy? Witches’ Potion Table A Witch’s Web and Happy Haunting Are you polishing your shoes? Tootsie Rolls Witch Shoe Cupcake Toppers Are you dusting off your broom? . . . Brushing up on your spells. . . Conjuring cups and potions. . . Drink Up Witches Potion + Cocktail Ready…