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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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New York Style Cheesecake


The hard thing about recipes sometimes is that you don’t know exactly how much it will make. With cookies it’s never a big deal and entirely depends on the size of your scoop. But for cheesecakes when the ingredients are a bit expensive, it’s a slightly different story. I had an order for a cheesecake for my neighbor. My memory…

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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 from tarts to cupcakes with cute little swirls on top to macarons. The light was so perfect on my mom’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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One Impressive Easy Cake


A couple of weeks ago on Mother’s day I told my mom that as a present I would cook anything she picked out (secretly hoping it wasn’t anything too difficult). Dinner seemed easy enough: Herb Crusted Salmon with Roasted Potatoes. But dessert… well let’s just say she went with Julie Child’s Chocolate Ruffle Cake with an intimidating 5 and a…

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