Misc. Sweets

David Lebovitz’s Green Tea Ice Cream

July 20, 2013
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We are having a wedding in the family this weekend. My husband’s niece Sarah is getting married and we are all very excited. My husband’s family flew in from all over the country. It is great to have everybody gathered in one place here in Colorado. I find it especially nice seeing my kids with […]

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Kaiserschmarrn

April 21, 2013
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Kaiserschmarrn is a true staple in the Viennese cuisine. Literally translated it means emperor’s nonsense, but looking at the dish you can probably easily see that we are talking about shredded pancakes. Kaiserschmarrn originated in the kitchens of the poor and is a dish that often uses up left overs pancakes. It contains rum soaked raisins […]

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Huckleberry Streusel Bars

March 17, 2013
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  I just can’t resist any baked goodie that involves streusel.  Streusel in the crust AND the topping makes for a double winner in these Huckleberry streusel bars. My daughter mentioned that they remind her a lot of Linzertorte, a traditional German cake, but the nuts in the cake are replaced with oats. Cinnamon and […]

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Nutella Buns (Rolls) with Pecans and Cinnamon

January 27, 2013
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  Recipes I like is the name of one of my boards on Pinterest. This board is my collection of tasty recipes I am planning to try sooner or later. Nutella buns (rolls) with pecans and cinnamon, originally shared by Saveur magazine, have been saved there for a while and were up to be baked […]

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Fruit Crostata and How to make the Perfect Pie Crust

July 20, 2012
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Summers in Colorado are filled with blue sky. They are dry, hot and interrupted by the occasional late afternoon thunderstorm or the sounds of hummingbirds cutting through the air. My kitchen is running on half burner and I only turn on my oven for special occasions. Yes, they have to be very special. Baking a […]

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Dark Chocolate Chili Truffles and a Visit to Ouray Colorado

July 17, 2012
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On our recent two week RV trip we spent the last couple of days in southern Colorado. One of the stops was Ouray , where, in search for coffee and some treats, we happened to stumble over a little gem, Mouse’s Chocolate & Coffee shop. It was actually my daughter who spotted the sign first, […]

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D Bar and a Vanilla Malt Shake

June 24, 2012
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  To celebrate the success of my biggest catering event yet Mr. Rockies and some friends treated ourselves at the D Bar here in Denver with a light dinner and some extraordinarily desserts. D Bar is owned by the talented pastry chefs Keegan Gerhard (featured on Food Network) & Lisa Bailey. Since opening their doors […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day & David Lebovitz’s Chocolate Port Truffles

February 10, 2012
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I am a big fan and follower of David Lebovitz’s blog, David Lebovitz. David is an American living in Paris. He is a pastry chef, writer, culinary tour guide and food blogger. Well, I am sure you already know him.  I really enjoy reading his blog. He just makes me laugh. While thumbing through my […]

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Chia Seed Granola with Walnuts and Almonds

October 20, 2011
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I love that food brings memories of comfort, home and security.  Introducing unfimiliar foods therefore seems strange at first and may be a little scary. I believe that you can always learn something new and better and this also should include changing your diet. One of my latest foodie discoveries are the health benefits of […]

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

September 30, 2011
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Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons here in Colorado. We have crisp morning temperatures, but warm sunny days with blue skies, followed by the most gorgeous sunsets you have ever seen. The Rockies feature the perfect backdrop for “the fire in the sky”, like John Denver would say. Fall always seems like a […]

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