Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

April 19, 2012
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Calling all cheesecake fans.  It is the time of year when there are plenty of unused packages of cream cheese left in the refrigerator from overly ambitious Passover plans.  The cream cheese still has a long way to go before the expiration date. 

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Passover Semifreddo

March 25, 2012
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In the latest issue of

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Passover Torrone (Italian Nougat) Bars

March 18, 2012
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I was inspired recently by a series of classes titled Pro Pastry 3 that I took at the Gourmandise Cooking School in Santa Monica California.  I realized that with some minor changes to a recipe we made in class, that one of my all time favorite confections Torrone,

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Cantucci

February 24, 2012
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On a visit to New York last summer, we stopped for coffee at a bakery and espresso shop famous for its original Cantucci on the edge of the Village.  Cantucci are biscotti. 

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Mamoul Cookies

January 15, 2012
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A previous trip to Israel about 6 years ago led us to walk the switchback streets of Haifa from Mt. Carmel on the top, through the many ethnic neighborhoods, Russian, Jewish religious, Palestinian, past the Baha’i Gardens, through an Arab section full of baklava stores, and on down to reach the German Colony near the […]

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