Category Archives: Desserts

Pizzelles And The Pursuit Of Happiness.

Every Christmas as I child I watched my grandmother toil in her unpretentious kitchen. No KitchenAid, no food processor, no fancy gadgets, just her mixing bowls, wooden spoons, and a hand-held mixer she used on occasion. As a first generation Italian-American, she invariably made piles of pizzelles. Continue reading

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Biscuits Très Chocolat

Translation. Very Chocolate Cookies. Tis the season for holiday baking and I kicked off the inevitable with one of my favorite cookie recipes adapted from Chocolate and Zucchini: Daily Adventures in a Parisian Kitchen by Clotilde Dusoulier. Continue reading

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Recently, I came across this winning recipe for Pumpkin Nutella Bread on Food52 and I thought to myself, well who wouldn’t like this. I am normally indifferent to sweet breads, but this one caught my attention immediately. So, I gave it whirl and the results were delectable. Continue reading

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