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Light Cheesecake with Sugared Cranberries

No Comments | Written on November 18, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

If you want to have your pie (and eat it too!) this holiday season, why not opt for a lighter version of one of your indulgent favorites.

This “Light Cheesecake with Sugared Cranberries” replaces half of the cream cheese in a typical cheesecake and swaps in non-fat Greek yogurt.

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Rum Raisin Sauce

No Comments | Written on November 4, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Mmmm….Rum Raisin Sauce.

This delectable topping is perfect for pancakes, ideal on ice cream and wonderful on waffles!  Have some for dessert or have some for breakfast.  I won’t tell!

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Boozy Pumpkin Truffles

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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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Turkish Candied Pumpkin

1 Comment | Written on October 23, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

With winter squash season in full swing, I am always on the lookout for new recipes using pumpkin.  I first tasted this recipe over the summer when I was traveling in Istanbul.  In Turkish it is called “Kabak Tatlisi” but we would recognize it as candied pumpkin!  With only 3 simple ingredients, this dish is definitely one to add to your holiday lineup.

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Top 10 Candy Recipes

No Comments | Written on October 3, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

October is here – one of the sweetest months of the year!

With Halloween just around the corner, I wanted to share with you my Top 10 Candy Recipes.  Some of these recipes are homemade candies and confections, while others utilize your favorite candies in the dish.

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Cashew Brittle

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The minute the calendar turns to October, my mind turns to candy!   I have always found making homemade candies and confections exciting because it feels like science meets cooking.   All that stirring and watching the thermometer carefully – it brings out my inner chemistry geek!

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Easy Homemade Frozen Yogurt

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Did you know it is easy to make your own fruity frozen yogurt at home?  For this recipe, simply pick your favorite frozen fruit and it’s a snap to make this delectable frozen treat.

I am completely obsessed with blueberries, so that is what I chose for my frozen yogurt.  Next time I am thinking raspberries, strawberries or maybe peaches!

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Easy Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies

No Comments | Written on September 16, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

Yesterday’s two-ingredient Sparkling Apple Cider Cake was so popular, I decided to post another super easy two-ingredient dessert!

All you need to create moist, fudge brownies is a box of brownie mix and canned pumpkin.  Check it out!

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Cherry Crisp

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As I walked into Whole Foods this week, a display of glistening ruby red cherries called my name.

I picked up a package, not knowing what I would do with this beautiful fruit.  Maybe I would enjoy them straight out of the bag, maybe would make a jam.  I had all the ingredients on hand to make a crisp and voila!  Summertime dessert is served.

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Coca-Cola Cake

2 Comments | Written on July 11, 2014 at 5:00 am , by

I made this Coca-Cola Cake for a very special person…my sister!

Today is her 30th birthday and we will be celebrating with a picnic in Central Park followed by some outdoor music by the New York Philharmonic.  I chose this recipe because it is a cake that can be easy transported in our picnic basket – I think she will love it!

Wow, I can’t believe my little sister is now in her thirties!  The best is yet to come and I know she will rock this decade even more than the last one.   Happy Birthday!!

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