desserts

Lavender White Chocolate Macarons

Summer is a busy time for traveling, visiting and occasionally inviting guests into your home. Like you, I’ve visited many homes, under many circumstances, and have seen a variety of methods employed…

Coconut Cupcakes with Marshmallow Creme

I know. You were hoping for an autumn in New England post with apples, pumpkins and dark, moody skies. The truth is, the weather has been remarkably beautiful here. It’s mostly sunny…

Wellesley Fudge Cake with Cocoa Frosting

Before I get to the cake, let’s talk a bit about women and college admissions. Women’s exclusion from a great many colleges and universities was part of the social order for most…

Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

If you’re anything like us, you know what it means to love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate. The addition of peanut butter turns chocolate into food, right? Just in time…

Pear Panna Cotta Cake

Panna cotta is Italian for “cooked cream.” If you haven’t tried it, it’s a delicious Italian dessert made of sweetened cream that’s molded and flavored with all kinds of coffees and sensational…

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