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Banana Cream Tartlets with Chocolate Gewgaws

November 4, 2010

A few posts back we made these terrific little tartlet shells, and proceeded to fill them with lemon curd with little bee decorations. I had quite a few tart shells left over that I froze, so they were already made and waiting expectantly for their next incarnation.

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La Bete Noir Flourless Chocolate Cake and a Guest Post by Felipe

August 6, 2010

This is a guest post from my friend Felipe Tapia, who is thinking of starting a food blog and wanted to try his hand at a post and see how it feels. His culinary love is baking, and we got acquainted over a big discussion about fondant. Felipe is a modern Renaissance Man, who by [...]

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Ibarra Mexican Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake from Grace-Marie’s Kitchen at Bristol Farms

May 12, 2010

On May 5th I celebrated Cinco de Mayo at Grace-Marie’s Kitchen, the Cooking School at Bristol Farms. Grace-Marie was preparing a wonderful Mexican flavored luncheon and I wouldn’t miss that for anything. On the menu was Fiesta Fruit and Avocado Salad, Gringo Picadillo Stuffed Peppers and Ibarra Mexican Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake. Each dish that Grace-Marie [...]

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Mardi Gras Madness at Grace-Marie’s Kitchen

February 17, 2010

Mardi Gras Madness was the theme of the cooking class I went to today at Grace-Marie’s Kitchen at Bristol Farms in Manhattan Beach. The wonderful thing about Grace-Marie’s classes is that she makes you feel like your best friend invited you over for lunch and went all out with the food, the decorations, the white [...]

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

February 12, 2010

I LOVE chocolate chip cookies. I have been thinking about making them for a couple of weeks. To me they are the ultimate comfort food, a warm, buttery, chocolaty memory from my childhood. The whole milk and cookies thing when  I came home from school. So today I had to make some.  Also, I wanted [...]

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Guest Post by Patti Londre at Worth the Whisk: Flower Pot Ice Cream Sundae

February 9, 2010

From Lynne: Patti, from Worth the Whisk, has been so kind to do this guest post and help my fledgling blog get off the ground. Her blog is so interesting and is filled with great recipes. Patti is also the creator of Camp Blogaway, a bootcamp for food and recipe bloggers, which is taking place [...]

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