Archive for desserts

Carrot Truffles

Carrot Truffles

My husband and I went to Crete for our honeymoon. We rented a car and scoured the whole damn island for pleasure, many times in the form of food. That was a few years ago now. So, as you can imagine, I was PUMPED when…

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After the Gay Parade, Tea Cakes

After the Gay Parade, Tea Cakes

I went to the Pride Parade in New York City today. We staked out a spot on 5th Avenue at 13th Street. Little did I know – it being my first Pride parade in NYC – that the real action is on the corner of…

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Coffee Chiffon

Coffee Chiffon

One of the things I like most in the world is great women. I try to surround myself with witty, strong, sexy, powerful, fabulous women. When I got a call from my friend Faith for a custom cake, I couldn’t wait to make it. Faith’s…

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Recreating Commercial Sweets At Home

Recreating Commercial Sweets At Home

When I was a kid, my mom would put tiny notes in my lunchbox every day. They’d say things like, “I love you, honey” or “I hope you had sweet dreams.” Half way through first grade I started having trouble in English. I couldn’t figure…

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Pie, pie, my oh my

Pie, pie, my oh my

I went to a pie party last night for RH. She was celebrating her birthday and she made SIX pies. Two were strawberry rhubarb. Two were cherry, peach, plum. Two were mixed berry. Cherry, peach, plum was the best one, in my opinion. While we…

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Stacking

Stacking

The art of the stack. 1. 2. 3.

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Kisses

Kisses

After a scoop of ice cream at Teodora in Midtown, I slipped away to the powder room and found this.  

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Ally’s Fudge

Ally’s Fudge

Never in my 25 years did I think I would have step-children, but smack-dab in the middle of my twenties I met the love of my life. He was 19 years and 11 months older than me and he had 3 daughters. Take a second…

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Wear a Hat, Eat Some Cake

Wear a Hat, Eat Some Cake

In April, I threw myself a birthday party. To celebrate, I made 11 homemade cakes. It might seem a bit extravagant but 60 people were on the invite list, so counting 1-3 slices per person, it seemed just about right. I’m fond of sending out…

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Meredith’s Ice Cream

Meredith’s Ice Cream

Lisa and I pulled away from her apartment at 8:05AM this morning. It was cool and sunny. Coffee in hand, lipstick on, we would conquer the world! We were off to inform educated Chelsea-ites about our passion for recording family stories. Maybe they would like…

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