Tag Archives: Cashew Nuts

Caramel Banana Pudding Cheesecake with Salted Cashew Praline – Vanilla Wafer Crust

If you love banana pudding, how about banana pudding in a cheesecake, vanilla wafers and all? Last March, Jenni, of the beautiful blog, The Gingered Whisk, asked me to do a guest post. Naturally, I jumped in, and wanted to … Continue reading

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Baklava Success…Phyllo Fail.

Back in 2009, a friend and I were discussing my 1st Daring Bakers challenge hosting gig, trying to decide what I should challenge everyone with.  I was throwing out ideas, and like many first pitches in baseball, they were all over the place. Baklava was … Continue reading

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Two Vegetarian Pates…with Bread

When I was a kid, I used to eat chopped liver like it was going out of style. It was a treat at every family gathering during holidays, whether it be Thanksgiving or Passover. I would sit within inches of the … Continue reading

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