Category Archives: Dessert

Blackberry Macaroon Tart: Passover Style

This Blackberry Macaroon Tart is everywhere these days! It may be because Super Natural Every Day is making a huge splash on bestseller lists, Smitten Kitten featured and gushed about it, and oh yeah, Martha Stewart gave it some prime … Continue reading

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Passover Lemon Cheesecake

I am so sick of the flourless chocolate cake that I, and thousands of other bakers, make for Passover each year. Yes, you can tweak it. Yes, there are countless variations. But aren’t you ready for some dessert variety this … Continue reading

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Black Bean Brownies: Shhhh!

I talk the talk, but sometimes I just really don’t walk the walk. Take running, for example. I’d really like to become a runner. It seems like a great idea! When it’s nice out, what could be better than to … Continue reading

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Almond Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Our typical Sunday morning: I wake up and go downstairs to workout. Ben wakes up, and then works out his brain. By Sunday afternoon, I am doing errands or meeting up with friends, while Ben is…still working out his brain. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Sauce

Oh happiness. Happiness can come in many forms. A new job (yipee!), a joke (What did zero say to eight? “I like your belt!”), a sneaky “I love you!” written on someone’s (guess whose?) very thorough To-Do List, a hug, … Continue reading

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Decadent Mocha Cookies

When I started the Scholastic Book Clubs Facebook Page, Bob was one of our first fans. I was new to Ben’s family at the time. But yet,  here was Bob: one of the first 5 supporting fans to the page … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Apple Pie

Grandpa’s Apple Pie You know when you want to really make someone smile, you’d do almost anything? Well, Ben’s grandpa is one of those people I always want to see smile. And one of his most favorite, sure-to-make-him-smile desserts is … Continue reading

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