Category Archives: Chocolate

Chocolate red wine cake

With guests coming and a big community potluck scheduled for this weekend, I’m thinking about easy to make cakes. A dense, rich cake in a bundt pan with a sticky glaze works well for a larger group. I made the … Continue reading

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Take another little piece of my heart

A decade ago I was baking biscotti as a small business, a project I continued for several years. I baked other things as well but biscotti were my signature product, offering 12 different flavors. One Christmas season I was approached … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fleur de Sel Cookies

  Thanks to my friend, candy-maker Peggy Cullen, I discovered this Pierre Hermé’s recipe in 2002. It has become a keystone of my Christmas cookie baking, yielding decidedly unholiday responses from recipients who wish to horde the bag for themselves. … Continue reading

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