Archive for the ‘Chocolate’ Category

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With a friend visiting and my first free weekend in a long time, I decided to finally host the appetizer and dessert party I’ve been wanting to for so long. It involved many, many…many hours in the kitchen, but it was totally worth it. On the menu: Appetizers Goat cheese, tomato and mint bruschetta (made [...]

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I was on a mini hiatus thanks to a hectic work schedule and a short trip to San Diego, but I’m back and let me catch you up to speed with this little pre-Valentine’s Day treat my boyfriend got me since we weren’t going to be together for the Hallmark-iest of holidays. He surprised me [...]

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If you live in New York, you know that mid-January until mid-March, the city is pretty bleak. We’re past the twinkling lights of the holidays and the revelry of New Years, making those freezing temps not so fun any more. But before you head to the grocery store to stock up on resources (15 degrees? [...]

posted by on Cafe, Cake, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Ice cream, Pie, Vegging Out, West Village

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Much like peanut butter and jelly, La Lanterna and a cold winter night go together seamlessly. In fact, I’ve never been to this West Village restaurant when it wasn’t cold. It’s a quiet spot with a door that’d make you think you were entering a house. But when you set foot inside, you first see [...]

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Martha Stewart has been serving me well with my new-found love for baking, so when two of my good friends’ birthdays were coming up, I wanted to put her recipe for chocolate-glazed pumpkin cookies to use. Birthdays or not, I probably would’ve made these for any reason. But glad the birthday boy and girl enjoyed [...]

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I have to admit: I’m pretty proud of myself for sticking to my resolution to bake more. Potlucks, birthdays and the desire to hibernate and eat comfort food this season have all been a good motivator for experimenting with new treats. For a potluck last week, I chose to make dessert and recreated these lava [...]