Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

posted by on Baking, Bread, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Dessert, Pumpkin

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With a can of pumpkin puree hanging around since Thanksgiving, I was determined to use it this weekend on a delicious pumpkin and chocolate chip bread. This wasn’t my first stab at the loaf, but I wanted to try a new recipe, so I looked to my fave new chef/blogger, Candice Kumai, whom I interviewed [...]

posted by on Chocolate, Dessert, West Village

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The last time I had miniature popsicles was during an epic trip to Paris with two of my girlfriends. It was a “college trip,” but I couldn’t even tell you what those seminars were about…because I was asleep during them. Sorry, Mom and Dad! Anyway, at one of the events, they handed out mini popsicles [...]

posted by on Chocolate, Dessert, East Village, Gifts

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I moved out of the East Village in September, and whenever I go back I feel like there’s always a new store, but it’s usually for the worse (think Subway, a bank or a fratty dude bar.) Thankfully, when I strolled around last week I came across The Chocolate Library, a store specializing in gourmet [...]

posted by on Dessert, Gingerbread, Holidays

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I always felt like the holidays of my childhood were missing a little something having never made a gingerbread house. Sure we had the tree and presents and the lights on the house, but with me and my sweet tooth, how could I have never made a gingerbread house? It’s right up there with sugar [...]

posted by on Cookies, Cookware, Dessert, Gifts, Holidays

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1. Bird Cupcake Ceramic Stand; $38 2. Euroquest Imports Polish Pottery 10″ Rectangular Baking Pan; $34.50 3. Spanish Omelet Apron; $32 4. Washing & Hoping & Dreaming Dish Rack; $43 5. Zoku Quick Pop Maker; $50 6. 20 oz. Le Creuset Mortar & Pestel; $38 each 7. Lacey Tray; $28 8. Queen Catherine de Medicis [...]

posted by on Baking, Brownies, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Dessert, Pumpkin

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Last year, my friends and I had quite the Thanksgiving bonanza. I personally made two pies—blueberry and pumpkin—from scratch, and the day was stressful…to say the least. This year I wanted to contribute something less time-intensive for my extended family get together, but something that also had a traditional Thanksgiving ring to it since it’d [...]