Tag Archives: chocolate ganache

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cream Layer Cake

First I’d like to start this post with a huge WOOHOO to the Super Bowl XLVI Champs, the NY Giants! Way to go, Big Blue! February is definitely a chocolatey month, so when I was assigned the blog The Pajama Chef … Continue reading

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Jumbo Cheesecake Stuffed Pumpkin Muffins with Toffee Streusel

  Do not let these awful, messy photos deter you.  These cheesecake stuffed pumpkin muffins with toffee pecan streusel are one of the best things you will ever wrap your mouth around. Seriously. That said, once again I come armed with … Continue reading

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Salted Pretzel Macarons

Yes, believe it or not, Salted Pretzel Macarons! And they taste just like chocolate dipped pretzels due to ground pretzels in the batter! So I had an idea, and it’s been festering in my brain for months now.  I wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Cats licked the Croquembouche

This entry is VERY late, three days late to be specific.  Humidity turned caramelized sugar to croquembouche goo and well, I almost gave up.  I’m glad I didn’t, so better late than never (are you listening, BOT?). When I was … Continue reading

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Risotto – The Sweet and The Savory

Ahhh, Risotto. Who doesn’t love a rich, creamy risotto? Well, who doesn’t love a rich, creamy risotto outside of the one who’s cooking it? I think most agree that standing at the stove for 20 some odd minutes, ladling simmering … Continue reading

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