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Heart Chocolate Cakes (1)

Mini Chocolate Heart Cakes


Just in time for Valentine’s Day! I had a little rendevous at my friend Cara’s place from le 5eme Etage. The goal was to A. make a heart shaped tomato tarte tatin that I’d had milling around in my brain for the last couple of weeks. It’s terribly easy and I was curious to see if the tomatoes would work…

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Baking Tips: Chocolate Ganache


Our Baking Tip Series continues with a tip from my culinary school friend- Tina! aka Tina Beana!! Miss you and your whisking style! ­čśë Use a spatula or small whisk to mix chocolate ganache!┬áChocolate ganache is one of the best things in the world. Creamy, chocolaty, and oh just fantastic. You can use it to fill macaroons or sandwich cookies,…

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Swirls, Dollops, & a little Crunch


I was hired to make close to 300 desserts for a Teacher Appreciation Luncheon. Everything was mini┬áfrom tarts to┬ácupcakes with cute little swirls on top to macarons. The light was so perfect on my┬ámom’s drafting table that a mini photo shoot commenced! Hope you enjoy! \\ espresso, chocolate, vanilla, and raspberry cupcakes \\ chocolate & salted caramel tarts \\ lemon…

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