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Seven Layer Cake for Passover

Monday is the beginning of Passover. I love this holiday for the ritual, the gathering of wonderful people and the challenge to come up with new desserts worthy of the day. This cake was inspired by a conversation I had with Deb Perelman about Dobos Tortes, which is a cake made up of many layers [...]

Thin Mint Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

These cupcakes taste just like a Thin Mint and the green frosting make them perfect for St. Paddy’s Day.

PB&J for Grown-Ups

Peanut butter and jelly gets a grown up spin with this Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake recipe.

One Quick Bread Recipe, Two Versions

As bosc pears ripen the texture is as soft as a ripe banana, so I got the idea of making my banana bread recipe with chunks of pear. I added a bit of homemade granola, instead of the toasted coconut I usually put in the banana bread. It is essentially the same recipe, but the result is [...]

How to Make Fondue

Learn how to make fondue, without a fondue pot, with this easy recipe.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel’s recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the toffee balances out the sweetness.

Rice Krispies Treats Go Compost for Valentine’s Day

Get Cooking Channel’s spin on the Rice Krispies Treats recipe — Compost Crispy Treats for Valentine’s Day. These heart-shaped treats are perfect for the holiday.

An Upside Down Cake Brightened Up for the Holidays

The color of this cake alone is enough to bring me great joy on a dreary day. The ruby top is a mixture of tart cranberries and sweet raspberries. Raspberries both sweeten the cake and also create a luscious texture. I personally love the tartness of cranberries alone, but they have so much natural pectin [...]

Monkey Bread Made Better

Monkey bread reinvented as muffins is the perfect recipe to add to your Christmas day menu.

Poached Pears: The Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert

Our poached pears recipe can be made days ahead, doesn’t require any oven space and is decadent with flavor, but light enough to follow your Thanksgiving feast.

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