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Orange Mascarpone Biscuits

Tweet These quick and easy-to-prepare biscuits will add a special touch to your everyday breakfast. And, if you’re having overnight guests for the holidays, it’s nice to have something fresh from the oven to go with their morning coffee. The biscuits are topped with mascarpone and orange marmalade before they are baked, making them ready […]

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Homemade Mascarpone

Tweet Requiring only two ingredients, a candy thermometer, some cheesecloth and a bit of patience is all that is needed to make your own mascarpone. This milky-white, super smooth, soft Italian cheese has a rich, slightly sweet buttery flavor. I use it in both savory and sweet dishes. It is the ingredient that adds a […]

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Cinnamon Spice Pomegranate Pears with Mascarpone Cream

Tweet Pomegranates, an ancient fruit, dating back to biblical times, flowers between Passover (April 22, 2016) and Pentecost (May 15, 2016) and are ready to pick towards the end of summer. This autumn fruit was a symbol of prosperity and abundance and used to celebrate the fall harvest. Pomegranates, the rather strange looking round red […]

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Lemon-Blueberry Scones & Mascarpone Cream

Tweet What is the difference between a scone and a biscuit? If you are (from the states)  visiting England and ask for a biscuit, you will get a cookie. If you order a muffin, you’ll be served the kind with nooks and crannies to capture lavish amounts of butter and jam and it requires a […]

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Carrot Cake Muffins

Tweet   With the exception of sugar beets, carrots have more sugar than any other vegetable. During the middle Ages, when sweeteners were scarce and expensive, Europeans used carrots to add sweetness to cakes. These cakes were perceived as healthy. (I guess they didn’t have any Cheesecake Factory’s). It’s believed that the origin of  carrot […]

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EspressO’s

Tweet Did you know that Oreo was the best selling cookie of the 20th century? They have sold over 461 billion (with a “B”) Oreo cookies since they were introduced 100 years ago. I say, on their anniversary which is March 6, 2012, let’s all celebrate this iconic biscuit by eating Oreo’s … or a […]

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Mascarpone Souffle

Tweet An indescribably delicious, light and slightly sweet souffle. I love making this dish when I have overnight guests because everything can be prepared the night before. You can use individual souffle dishes, custard cups or a large baking dish if you’re serving a crowd. Souffles can sometimes be intimidating but this is not the case […]

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