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Cuccidati Coffeecake

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Cuccidati CoffeecakeCuccidati Coffeecake came about because of my love of this Italian cookie.  When I was researching cookies for my cookie book, a co-worker told me about Cuccidati cookies.  I have loved them ever since. Continue reading

Apple Crisp with a Difference

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Apple CrispApple Crisp is a very easy classic quick dessert especially good when the new apple crop arrives in the fall.  Often served with ice cream, this version features a Cinnamon Whiskey Sauce. Continue reading

Macadamia Golden Syrup Tart

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Macadamia Golden Syurp TartThis Macadamia Golden Syrup Tart comes to us from Australia and contains two of my favorite ingredients – macadamia nuts and golden syrup.  I fell in love with macadamia nuts when a neighbor would bring them back from Hawaii in various forms. Continue reading

Twice Baked Brioche – A Breakfast Treat

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Twice Baked BriocheTwice Baked Brioche is a wonderful way to use a loaf of stale brioche, although for the life of me I don’t know who would keep brioche that long.  So, I just used day old brioche and pretended it was stale.  Also known as Bostok, this breakfast treat was created by a clever baker who had too much brioche on his hands.  Lucky for us! Continue reading

Irresistible French Beignets – A Weekend Treat

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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French Beignets with coffeeFrench Beignets have often seemed out of reach for the home baker but nothing could be further from the truth.  These are amazingly easy and a special treat on weekends when time is more available for most of us. Continue reading