Soft + Chewy Gingersnaps

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It’s Day 2 of Cookie Week here on Dessert For Two, and we’re re-visiting an old favorite.  I shared this recipe a few years ago, but I think it bears repeating. These are the ginger cookies that dreams are made of:  soft and chewy with just enough crystalline crunch from the sugar coating.  These cookies [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Cranberry Orange Pavlova

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Some women want diamonds for Christmas.  Some women want pearls.  All I want is local produce.  We’ve really been missing the fresh produce from California.  I heard a rumor at work that the FFA kids in Kansas sell big cartons of local citrus and avocados around the holidays.  I dreamed about it.  I lusted after [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Black-Out Cupcakes (+ giveaway!)

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First things first:  yes, those are chocolate cupcakes topped with pudding and THEN coated in chocolate cake crumbs. This recipe comes out of Kathleen King’s book Baking for Friends.  You know Kathleen King, she’s the mastermind behind Tate’s Bake Shop in the Hamptons.  I first heard about Tate’s Bake Shop while watching an episode of [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Margarita Pie

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My friends would tell you that I have an annoying habit:  anytime someone mentions a margarita, I will always chime in and say “the frozen margarita was invented in Dallas!”  Every.single.time.  I can’t resist informing anyone who’ll listen that the most delicious cocktail was created in my home town.  I’m so proud.  In fact, I’ve [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]