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Chocolate Chai

Quick and easy, one pan wonders or as Ricki puts it, flash in the pan.  As we are trying to get our house in condition to sell, I find myself unable to make grand concoctions, because then there are too … Continue reading

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Panna Cotta and Florentines: a Daring Baker Adventure

After missing last month’s DB challenge, I’m back with two! The February 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Mallory from A Sofa in the Kitchen. She chose to challenge everyone to make Panna Cotta from a Giada De Laurentiis … Continue reading

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Chocolate Raspberry Pie–Food as Love

Q: What’s better than a beautiful organic raspberry? A: A beautiful organic raspberry from your very own garden. It’s not growing now, of course, since we’re smack in the midst of winter, but I have a frozen stash to remind … Continue reading

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Harvest Apple Crisp II

  Apples are one of my favorite foods.  Maybe it’s because I grew up in New York?  Either way, I’ve been an apple snob since I was a little kid.  Store bought apples can’t compare to Farmer’s Markets. Mac Intosh … Continue reading

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The BEST Chocolate Ganache–SF Vegan Sweet Treats Part 2

Holy chocolate! My current new love happens to be this ungodly rich, creamy, smooth, luscious chocolate ganache frosting.  Which is, as usual, vegan and sugar free, but you’d absolutely never know.  I had half a can of coconut milk from … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chestnut Fudge

Note: Somehow I managed to ‘un-publish’ this recipe and I just realized it, so I’m sharing this again because it’s too good to miss!  Bon appetit! This fudge, or a version of it, was my saving grace.  When I went … Continue reading

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Kalamata (Sesame free) Hummus

I got a new toy, a food processor. I broke my old food processor, which has been a huge bummer. I didn’t realize how much I used it! And, it kept me from exploring Ricki’s fantastic e-book, Desserts without Compromise. … Continue reading

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Herby Almond Crackers (vegan)

I was surprised to see Elana’s recipe for Vegan Herb Crackers, especially since I had been planning on posting mine this week! Upon looking at the recipes, they’re quite a bit different so I figured I’d go ahead and share … Continue reading

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Banana Cupcakes with Fudgy Chocolate Frosting

E, (aka DH) has developed food intolerances to bananas and eggs, so it was time for both to leave the premises.  So I went hunting for something that looked delicious, and made Elana’s Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes with my VERY … Continue reading

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Easier Easy Almond Cookies

I posted a recipe for Easy Almond Cookies a while back, but these…these are even easier.   I enjoy both and can’t say which I like better, the other have much more of a hearty texture while these are delicious wafer-ish … Continue reading

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