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French Fruit Tart

I have had many store bought fruit tarts but none compare to the French Fruit Tart usually only found in French Bakeries. Unless, of course, if you make it yourself.  This recipe is a little labor intensive but worth every second.  The most difficult part would be the French Pastry Cream.  It’s not that there … Continue Reading

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New York Style Cheesecake

This is a Cheesecake recipe that I have been using for a few years. I prefer a more creamy consistency so I limit the amount of flour. If you prefer a more dry-cake like consistency you could add more flour. Regardless, the two most important tips for a perfect cheesecake:  Do not over-mix ingredients.  Adding … Continue Reading

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Puff Pastry Chocolate Cigars

I am a self proclaimed choco-holic.  If chocolate is near me I have to eat it.  Therefore, I do my very best to keep it out of the house.  Unless, of course, I need ingredients for the sole purpose of cooking.  But then I whip some delicious chocolate dessert and have the finished product staring … Continue Reading

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French Meringue Tart

I absolutely love a light and airy dessert after a heavy meal.   Eating meringue is like eating air, yet it’s sweet and satisfying.   Plus, it’s refreshing on a hot summer day.   We used a mixture of strawberries, raspberries and  blueberries; but you could use whatever fruit is in season, or on sale. Tart Ingredients: … Continue Reading

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FrenchFruitTart-featured

French Fruit Tart

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I have had many store bought fruit tarts but none compare to the French Fruit Tart usually only found in French Bakeries. Unless, of course, if you make it yourself.  This recipe is a little labor intensive but worth every second.  The most difficult part would be the French Pastry Cream.  It’s not that there … Continue Reading

cheesecake-featured

New York Style Cheesecake

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This is a Cheesecake recipe that I have been using for a few years. I prefer a more creamy consistency so I limit the amount of flour. If you prefer a more dry-cake like consistency you could add more flour. Regardless, the two most important tips for a perfect cheesecake:  Do not over-mix ingredients.  Adding … Continue Reading

Puff-Pastry-ChocolateCigars-featured

Puff Pastry Chocolate Cigars

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I am a self proclaimed choco-holic.  If chocolate is near me I have to eat it.  Therefore, I do my very best to keep it out of the house.  Unless, of course, I need ingredients for the sole purpose of cooking.  But then I whip some delicious chocolate dessert and have the finished product staring … Continue Reading

Merang-tart-featured

French Meringue Tart

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I absolutely love a light and airy dessert after a heavy meal.   Eating meringue is like eating air, yet it’s sweet and satisfying.   Plus, it’s refreshing on a hot summer day.   We used a mixture of strawberries, raspberries and  blueberries; but you could use whatever fruit is in season, or on sale. Tart Ingredients: … Continue Reading

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