Mini Clementine Cream Tartlets

mini clementine tartlets

  Something about Manhattan only being three and a half short hours away from Boston made me sure I wasn’t moving far away from home. It wasn’t Seattle, like last time. It wasn’t even Philadelphia, like the time before. Or Rome, like that other time.   In November, when I hammered my thumb to the…

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Cranberry Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

cranberry bread pudding with caramel sauce

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian Grapeseed Oil Spray. Since moving to Manhattan, I’ve realized three things: 1) food is so expensive, and by expensive I mean, I’m thinking of selling my eggs; 2) New Yorkers have to be fitter than most. The amount of walking, lugging, and upstairs-climbing-out-of-the-subway…

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Blueberry Cream Cheese Crisp

blueberry cream cheese crisp

  I developed this Blueberry Cream Cheese Crisp recipe as part of my working relationship with Philadelphia Cream Cheese, and let me tell you, it is outrageous. Underneath the crumbly, cinnamon-scented streusel is a layer of hot, bubbling summer blueberries. And below that? Cheesecake. Silky smooth cheesecake made with Philadelphia cream cheese. Heaven help us all….

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Peanut Butter and Nutella Cheesecake Bars

nutella peanut butter cheesecake bars

Silky chocolate hazelnut cheesecake + creamy peanut butter cheesecake + buttery crushed Oreo cookie crust   I want to gush about this recipe.     Gush, I tell you.     But I’m at a loss. I have very few words for how incredible these bars are because, well, incredible really sums them up perfectly….

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Chocolate Glazed Pumpkin Doughnuts

chocolate glazed doughnuts

I think it says a great deal about me that the word ‘doughnut’ appears in my memoir a whopping 28 times. My editor– bless her sweet literary heart–cringed at nearly every mention, noticing that I’d chosen to drop the ‘ugh’ and spell it more colloquially, ‘donut.’ It wasn’t until I’d read through all of her…

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