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Entries from the ‘Sweet Spot’ Category

Thanksgiving How-to: Perfect pie crust

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Looking to make a picture-perfect pie this holiday season? Start with our basic pie crust recipe, then follow these simple, illustrated steps for making the dough, rolling it out, …

non-pumpkin desserts for thanksgiving

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Do you have a sister/brother/parent/in-law/friend who always makes the best pumpkin pie? Or, perhaps you have you been cooking your way through the pumpkin dessert story in our …

Big Sur Bakery Scone

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I recently attended a friend's wedding in Big Sur California, where the dramatic changes in weather can really throw a wrench in your outfit planning. Big Sur is …

halloween treat

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Hosting a spooky gathering this Halloween? Try these dark, rich, caramel-filled doughnut holes. They'll be a welcome bit of sweetness on a ghoulish night…

behind the scenes november: press-in pie crust

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Making the press-in crust story was so much fun! Mostly because I love ice-box pies and cakes. Who can resist mousse-like fillings and whipped cream? We went through …

olive oil cake

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I got it in my head to make an olive oil cake a few weeks back and was just waiting for the right day to bake. My inspiration …

nantucket bake shop cookies

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These addictive almond macaroon cookies showed up on our doorstep not too long ago. They were crisp on the outside, moist on the inside, and delightfully sweet and …

our favorite desserts

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October is National Dessert Month! I'm not sure who declares this sort of thing, but I skipped the fact-checking and went straight to the celebrating! We bake up …