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4/1/2015#SweetTooth

Strawberry Rhubarb Macarons

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Currently one of the most popular imports from France, macarons are a light, meringue-based confectionary . Their airy biscuits, which sandwich sweet fillings, are typically made with egg whites and almond flour—and a lot of patience. The batter can be tricky and temperamental and requires about 2 hours to make. But never fear, Gina has… Read More »

6/11/2014#SweetTooth

Blueberry and Strawberry Clafouti

Blueberry Strawberry Clafoutis Recipe

Clafoutis are a traditional French dessert made with fruit and a thick, custard-like batter. Most commonly made with cherries, clafoutis can also feature other fruits like our favorite summer blueberries and strawberries. Inspired by a friend’s experimentation in the kitchen, Denise and Lenny mixed up a patriotic strawberry clafouti with blueberries added in that would… Read More »

5/27/2014#SweetTooth

Strawberry Tarte Tatin

Strawberry Tarte Tatin

You’re probably used to the traditional tarte tatin, filled with sugary caramelized apples or subtly sweet pears. Yet, there’s no reason to limit the dessert to fall or winter.Tarte tatins are typically meant to be deceivingly simple, showcasing the fruit, but here Morgan does much more. Using the strawberry, whose sweetness she undertones with red… Read More »

French Silk Pie

French Silk Pie - this creamy chocolate-y pie topped with whipped cream is perfect for Summer

Summer cookouts, outdoor BBQs, patio parties, and lazy weekend afternoons spent outside with friends and family – this is the essence of summer. But let’s not forget about the quintessential summer dessert – pie! Especially when it’s too hot to keep the oven cranked on for hours, we turn to the no-bake family of desserts and… Read More »

4/4/2014#SweetTooth

Texas French Toast Bake

Texas French Toast Bake

Up the ante on your french toast routine by swapping out brioche for Texas Toast. Assembling the ingredients the night before in a casserole dish turns it into a major timesaver in the kitchen. When you’re expecting a crowd of hungry people awaiting a full breakfast, preparing any dish in advance can be a lifesaver…. Read More »

3/28/2014#SweetTooth

St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake

Gooey Butter Cake

This decadent dessert got its beginnings in German-style bakeries in south St. Louis in the 1930s. It has become one of the most popular foods in the area. The authentic version is made completely from scratch (no box mix allowed), and Barbara’s recipe is the real deal. The bottom layer is a buttery yeast-raised dough… Read More »

8/9/2013#SweetTooth

Berry Sweet Empanadas

Berry Sweet Empanadas

Traditionally a savory dish, empanadas are distinguished both by their crispy, flaky exteriors and by their fun, palm-of-your-hand size. Here, we love anything that we can acceptably eat with our hands, and Roxana’s recipe fits the bill while demonstrating the pastry’s dessert potential. Roxana’s empanadas use ricotta, a perfect dessert cheese: creamy, mild, and an… Read More »

6/28/2013#SweetTooth

Bourbon Caramel Semifreddo with Candied Salted Pecans

Bourbon Caramel Semifreddo

No ice cream maker? No problem! There’s nothing better on a hot day than a heaping, dripping, homemade ice cream cone, and now missing equipment is no longer keeping you from the luxury of a refreshing frozen treat. An Italian semifreddo may not be traditional ice cream, but this one may even be better. Semifreddo… Read More »