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Recipes: Desserts

Valentine’s Day: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

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Chocolate  Chocolate and Valentine’s Day are a pretty awesome marriage of flavors and textures. To help celebrate Valentine’s Day I want to share a short post with my recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites. Part truffle and part cookie, these tasty treats are super simple to prepare. In fact, you probably have the ingredients in… Read more »

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What’s in Season: Cooking with Citrus

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Cooking with Citrus Winter is citrus season and the produce departments are overflowing. There are the diminutive Tangerines, Clementines, Tangelos, Mineolas, and Satsumas in the “cutie” citrus club. Down the aisle, big bold Navel oranges with their thick skins and bright colors rest aside their more thin-skinned, but certainly no-less-sweet juice oranges. With their intense colors and… Read more »

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Gluten Free Chocolate Nut Cake

Passover Dessert Yesterday we sat down to review the menu for Passover and I requested that we make Lynn Shapiro‘s Chocolate Nut Cake from her book Food, Family, and Tradition: Hungarian Kosher Family Recipes and Remembrances. While I am not Jewish, I have grown to love the celebration — and the whole new world of food traditions,… Read more »

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