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Cookie Monster cupcakes for a foodie's first birthday!
White chocolate, dried raspberry, anise seed: one of three gorgeous custom chocolate bars I had the pleasure of creating and reviewing.
Hard cider and spiced cider jelly--as well as an education on why fresh, organic cider costs as much as it does--were some of the fruits of our labor at our apple pressing party this fall.
Devilishly delicious Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes with three--count 'em, *three*--different kinds of ganache.
The Aeropress is a $25 device capable of producing an espresso-like brew that rivals even the best espresso machine in a fraction of the time and effort.
Homemade vegetarian Peeps made with a delicious, luxurious marshmallow recipe set with xanthan gum instead of gelatin.
The apples are the props in this food photo. Come see how to make this cast sugar bowl and learn some fundamental sugar work techniques.
Cadbury Creme Brul'egg: two guilty pleasures come together in this rich, sweet Easter dessert.
Lemon parsley mafaldine with asparagus vs. a "fanciful" fruit-flavored pasta blend. Which one would I buy again?
A blown sugar dolphin: the culmination of my account of learning to work with sugar during pastry school. You should see where I started.
In honor of the final episode of Battlestar Galatica, I made rainbow cupcakes inspired by one of my favorite images from the show, Starbuck's mandala.
This rainbow cupcake shows how much love it was baked with. How am I supposed to cover a face like that with frosting?
Banana bread with cheddar cheese, toasted and topped with Irish butter.
Brightly-colored almond cake, apricot jam and Michel Cluizel dark chocolate glaze.
My best brownies ever: Rich fudge brownies with mint baking chips melted in and Irish cream icing on top.
Chocolate cupcakes dipped in chocolate ganache, piped with Swiss meringue and torched with a blowtorch, like all the best desserts are.