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Shocklette Monster Halloween Treats

No Comments | Written on October 31, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Happy Halloween!

I know this is going to sound scary, but it’s easy to make a homemade Halloween treat just like a famous pastry chef.  It’s true!

Chef Dominique Ansel (creator of the legendary Cronut) teamed up with the folks from Monster High to create a one-of-a-kind “Shocklette Monster” treat just in time for the creepiest day of the year.

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Boozy Pumpkin Truffles

No Comments | Written on October 30, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Tomorrow’s trick-or-treating is for the kids, but today’s recipe is for a grown-up Halloween party.  These Boozy Pumpkin Truffles have just enough liqueur to make each bite a real treat!

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10 Favorite Apple Recipes

No Comments | Written on October 24, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

From the tart Granny Smith’s to the sweet Fuji or Gala, apples are in season!  This versatile fruit can be used in sweet or savory dishes.  Today I have assembled a list of my Top 10 Favorite Apple Recipes!

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Crock Pot Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

No Comments | Written on October 19, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Ok, I know it might seem like it is too early to start thinking about Thanksgiving menus, but you can actually do all the prep work for this side dish today and then just fix it and forget it on turkey day!

First, check out this post on preparing and freezing crock pot dishes in advance.  Then get excited, because you get to enjoy these incredibly easy and delicious “Crock Pot Carrots and Sweet Potatoes” on Thanksgiving day!

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10 Recipes with Pumpkin

No Comments | Written on October 9, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Today we have for you 10 uniquely delicious ways to use the star of the season – Pumpkin!  There are desserts, but there is also a stellar recipe for chili, breakfast ideas and even a pumpkin pizza.

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5 Favorite “Red, White and Blue” Recipes

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Happy 4th of July Better Recipes! 

Today we have assembled 5 of our favorite Red, White and Blue Recipes to celebrate America’s birthday.

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Midsummer Hot Dogs

1 Comment | Written on July 3, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

This weekend countless Americans will be firing up the grill or gathering around the campfire to celebrate Independence Day.  One  iconic item that is certain to be on just about every menu?  Hot dogs!

If you are ready to get a little adventurous with your hot dog toppings, I have the recipe for you.  These “Midsummer Hot Dogs” were inspired by a family reunion just a few weeks back.  I think you will love the combination of a juicy hot dog, sharp mustard and the crisp crunch of a cucumber and radish slaw.

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Cereal Milk Doughnuts

1 Comment | Written on June 6, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

We all know the best part of a bowl of cereal is slurping the sweet cereal milk left in the bowl!  This recipe utilizes that cereal milk in a whole new way.

Get excited for “Cereal Milk Doughnuts!”

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Snickerdoodles

No Comments | Written on April 30, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With Cinco de Mayo fast approaching you will see a lot of recipes for guacamole or margaritas.  I wanted to share a recipe inspired by one of my favorite south of the border flavors – Mexican Hot Chocolate!  Highlighted by that intriguing flavor combination of rich chocolate and spicy cinnamon.

These Mexican Hot Chocolate Snickerdoodles have become one of my new favorite cookies!  They also freeze perfectly, so feel free to make a big batch and save some for later.   Although, mine never seem to last that long!

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Currant-Orange Bundt Cake

1 Comment | Written on April 17, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Looking for a show-stopping dessert to serve this Easter weekend?  This Currant-Orange Bundt Cake is ready to wow.

It just happens to be another recipe I picked up at the Four Seasons Boston and comes straight from the pastry kitchen of the luxury hotel.

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