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No more orange zest

I used to cook a lot with orange zest, it’s a great way to pop that orange flavor in everything from sauces to dessert toppings. Lately, though, I’ve been peeling my oranges and toasting the skin on my wood-fired kitchen … Continue reading

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WILL WORK (luxury travel) FOR FOOD

It occurred to me the other day that is exactly what my job is: travel the globe to first-class destinations featuring the finest cuisine. I stay in the best rooms of four-star hotels, enjoying the spas and other amenities. Then … Continue reading

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Prescient and Persevering – My Culinary Writing

On January 6th, 2011 I declared 2011 is The Year of the Pie. It was so, although the cupcake did pretty well too. Probably 2012 is the year of the Cupcake, if the Grilled Cheese Sandwich doesn’t beat it out … Continue reading

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Crossroads at Work

My part time job at Hudson Valley Dessert Company just got more interesting. I started at 2 half days baking. Now I’m doing 2 full days baking, and 2 days baking and cooking, with 2 more days up in the air. Meaning, if … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cookies to Die For

Double Mascarpone & Cocoa Cheesecake The to-die-for recipe just got better! Some of you may remember the Cheesecake in almond tart crust recipe I posted a while back – if not – it is here: RICHARD FRISBIE – Cheese Cake … Continue reading

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Milk Crumbs, Boiled Cider & Apple Dessert

Simple, inexpensive, tasty and healthy, is that too much to ask for in a dessert. It turns out that. . . No, it isn’t! Apples are plentiful and cheap, and they are good for you. I was looking for a … Continue reading

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