Super Lemon Lemon Tart

Being a lemon dessert lover, this was an awesome pick in my opinion. In fact, I had already made this tart and posted about it here. I really loved the filling the first time, so I was excited to make it again. This time I wanted to try to make it into lemon bars instead… Continue reading Super Lemon Lemon Tart

Trying out Tiramisu Cake

So, Tiramisu Cake. Really, I could take or leave Tiramisu for the most part. I think by now most people know that Tiramisu means “pick me up” in Italian because it is often eaten in Italy as an afternoon snack that provides a nice jolt of caffeine from the espresso drenched ladyfingers. If you didn’t… Continue reading Trying out Tiramisu Cake

The Best Cinnamon Rolls

Oh buttery sugary cinnamon roll, how I love thee. I have been making various versions of you for a long time, but have never been fully satisfied. Until now! I have finally made a cinnamon roll that I am pleased with. It is by far the best cinnamon roll that I have ever produced. And… Continue reading The Best Cinnamon Rolls

Ferrara Bakery in NYC

The inside of that case is what I imagine heaven to be like. This is Ferrara Bakery & Cafe in New York City. This place is, in a word, awesome. After our dinner in Little Italy at Pellegrino’s, we did a bit of walking around/digesting. Our plan was to go to Ferrara’s for dessert and… Continue reading Ferrara Bakery in NYC

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Banana Cream Pies

So I was very excited to make the week’s recipe, which was Banana Cream Pie. This was my first banana cream pie and it was totally delicious. I decided to make this pie in stages since I had some time issues this week. I made the pastry cream first, which I completed with no incident.… Continue reading Banana Cream Pies

A Fail at Pie Dough

Last night, I attempted to make this. Clearly, something went awry. It turned out to be a big mess. Okay, so I just wrote that paragraph and went off to find my link to the ever trustworthy recipe on Recipes. I stopped off at a few other search results along the way to see what… Continue reading A Fail at Pie Dough

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