Recipes

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Espresso Almond Biscotti

Espresso Almond Biscotti 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 cup white whole wheat flour2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon ...
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Strawberry Lemon Curd Tart

Strawberry Lemon Curd Tart Crust1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar½ cup (1 stick) cold, unsalted butter, cut into ...
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Lemon Curd Made With Whole Eggs

Lemon Curd Made With Whole Eggs 2 large eggs½ cup granulated sugar5 tablespoons unsalted butter, (softened)1/4 cup lemon juiceZest from ...
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Lemon Curd Made With Egg Yolks

Lemon Curd Made With Egg Yolks 5 egg yolks½ cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar6 tablespoons lemon juice4 tablespoons (½ ...
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Chocolate Raspberry Tart

Chocolate Raspberry Tart Chocolate Crust1 cup all-purpose flour¼ cup granulated sugar3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, (plus more for dusting work ...
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Giant Strawberry Lemon Muffins

Giant Strawberry Lemon Muffins 2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened1 cup ...
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Giant Figgy Ham and Cheese Pie

Giant Figgy Ham and Cheese Pie 1 recipe Chef Gail Sokol’s Flaky Pie Crust for a 2 crust pie1 ½ ...
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Onion Fig Jam

Onion Fig Jam ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil2 cups or 1 large red onion, (thinly sliced)½ cup thinly sliced ...
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Flaky Pie Crust

Flaky Pie Crust 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour½ teaspoon Kosher salt¼ teaspoon baking powder16 tablespoons (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cold ...
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Torrone

Torrone 2 ½ cups granulated sugar¾ cup plus 2 tablespoons light corn syrup½ cup plus 1 tablespoon water1 ¾ cups ...
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Mother’s Day Spring Cookie Flowers

Mother’s Day Spring Cookie Flowers 1/2 cup or 1 stick unsalted butter, (softened)1/4 cup packed brown sugar1 teaspoon water1 cup ...
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Royal Icing

Royal Icing 4 cups confectioners’ sugar3 tablespoons meringue powder1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar6 tablespoons warm water and more if needed ...
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Checkerboard Shortbread Cookies

Checkerboard Shortbread Cookies 12 tablespoons (1 ½ sticks unsalted butter), softened1/3 cup granulated sugar1 large egg yolk, (save the white ...
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Hazelnut Flourless Chocolate Cake

Hazelnut Flourless Chocolate Cake 2 cups semisweet chocolate, (chopped)12 tablespoons (1 ½ sticks unsalted butter), cut into chunks6 large eggs1 ...
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Guinness Spiked Chocolate Cake

Guinness Spiked Chocolate Cake ¾ cup Guinness Stout¾ cup (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter½ cup plus 1 tablespoon Dutch process ...
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Coconut Banoffee Pie

Coconut Banoffee Pie Makes 1 10-inch pie Crust1 2/3 cup buttery cracker crumbs, (finely crushed)¼ cup granulated sugar5-6 tablespoons unsalted ...
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Rosemary Olive Oil Sourdough Bread

Rosemary Olive Oil Sourdough Bread 1 1/3 cups sourdough starter2 ¼ cups cool water, (about 70 degrees Fahrenheit, plus a ...
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Mixed Berry Turnovers

Mixed Berry Turnovers Flaky Crust1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour1/8 teaspoon baking powder3 ounces (1/3 cup) cream cheese, cold and cut ...
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Paris-Brest

Paris-Brest 1 cup water½ cup, 8 tablespoons, unsalted butter1 cup all-purpose flour5 large eggs1 recipe stabilized whipped cream4 small squares ...
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Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy

Crunchy Peanut Butter Candy Makes approximately 1 9-inch square pan 1 cup granulated sugar¾ cup light corn syrup2 tablespoons water1 ...
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