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Chocolate Babka Wreath with Orange

Chocolate Babka is the stuff dreams are made of. Rich, buttery brioche dough with swirling ribbons of orange-scented chocolate running through it make this recipe the dreamiest of them all. … Read more

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Ginger Snap Cookies

Ginger Snap Cookies are one of my favorite cookies. They’re a favorite holiday cookie, but are great any time of year. They’re quick and easy to make and packed with … Read more

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Apple Cider Donut Cake

Apple Cider Donut Cake tastes exactly like the irresistible apple cider donuts from the farmstands that dot the country roads of Connecticut in the fall. This cake has all the … Read more

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Chocolate Rugelach with Pecans

Chocolate Rugelach might be my favorite of all the Jewish cookies. Layers of flaky pastry filled with rich dark chocolate and crunchy toasted pecans are just irresistible. Chocolate Rugelach are … Read more

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Lemon Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons are a guilty pleasure for me because I am a serious coconut lover. These Lemon Coconut Macaroons totally hit the spot because they are chewy, sweet, and full … Read more

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Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin Cinnamon Ice Cream is the perfect dessert bridge from Summer through Fall all the way to the Winter holidays. This creamy, rich, brown-sugar-crumble-laced Pumpkin Ice Cream is packed with … Read more

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Best Orange Passover Sponge Cake

This Orange Passover Sponge Cake recipe is one of those rare Passover desserts that I’d eat any time of year. Citrusy, bright, and flour-free, it is also the perfect dessert … Read more

Coffee Brownies for Two

This coffee brownies recipe is the perfect size for two people. It’s ideal for a Valentine’s Day dessert. Or for any time you want to whip up fudgy brownies to … Read more

Czech Kolacky with Poppy Seed Filling

Czech Kolacky are flaky, golden brown rounds of cream cheese pastry filled with a sweetened poppy seed filling. They are a perfect addition to your Christmas cookie platter! These delicate … Read more