Category Archives for Desserts

Blue Eyed Baker: Get your hands on these pastries

Blue Eyed Baker 33 Elm Street, East Aurora blueeyedbaker.net Colorful macarons, decadent croissants, and sizable scones line the pastry cases at Blue Eyed Baker in East Aurora, and are among the shop’s most popular items.Owner and pastry chef Alexandra Robinson … Continue reading

30. December 2020 by Nina
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Thanksgiving Dishes to Pass

You promised you would bring something to Thanksgiving and you just realized you need to get on that. Well, fear not. Here’s a list of a bunch of recipes–side dishes and desserts–that you can make in as little as 15 … Continue reading

26. November 2014 by Nina
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Calabrian Walnut Cake, Torta di Noci

Browsing Twitter recently, this recipe caught my eye. It didn’t have a pretty picture. It seemed like a real peasant dish of a dessert to be honest. But it sounded like something my dad’s family would make in his hometown … Continue reading

18. November 2014 by Nina
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Salted Caramel Blackberry Brownies

Last weekend, I set out to make a new chocolate dessert for my family to share at our Memorial Day picnic gathering. An unusual one came to mind after a display of gorgeous blackberries caught my eye at the Lexington Co-Op: … Continue reading

01. June 2014 by Nina
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Zabajone Gelato from Gelateria Luca

Imagine: pale yellow egg yolks whipped as smooth as silk, and then blended with sugar and sweet marsala wine to create an irresistible custard. Next, add milk and make it a frozen treat in the form of gelato. It’s the … Continue reading

11. April 2014 by Nina
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Buckeye Bark

Few people can resist a soft peanut butter center with a chocolate shell. It evokes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, an 85-year-old favorite inspiring a plethora of homemade confections, including buckeyes, which are as time consuming to make as they are … Continue reading

11. March 2014 by Nina
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Orange Blossom Butter Cookies

What defines a great cookbook? To me, it’s a complicated question. I love a cookbook that offers practical tips hand in hand with quality recipes. I also appreciate a cookbook with gorgeous photography, human anecdotes and clearly written instructions with … Continue reading

24. February 2014 by Nina
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