Confections & Candies

Calling all New York Jets and/or Mark Sanchez Fans out there!

Big Apple Jet(s) Fuel

I’ve got something for ya… 😉

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Chocolate Garlic Cheesecake Truffles

Now before you run away… let me just say that I wanted to start the year by challenging myself to come up with a new recipe using an ingredient you wouldn’t normally think of using to make a dessert.

Last summer I created a video for Paula Dean’s Real Women of Philadelphia in which I demonstrated how to make Espresso Hazelnut Cheesecake Ice Cream

Well, just a few weeks ago Real Women of Philadelphia announced a new video challenge using Philadelphia’s newest product, Philadelphia Cooking Cream.

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Candied Goji Berry Topped Tuiles

Let’s deconstruct the above picture shall we?

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Pumpkin Spice Pepita Toffee

Now talk about something dangerous scary to have around the house… And nope, I’m not referring to the spiders or skeleton on the bowl.

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Kentucky Bourbon Panna Cotta

A huge thanks to all who voted for me in challenge #3! I’m very happy to report I’ve made it to challenge #4 where I am to guide you through a recipe via step-by-step “drool-worthy” photos.

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of volunteering for Pastry Chef Sherry Yard during The American Wine & Food Festival, a yearly event hosted by Wolfgang Puck which helps raise funds to support the Los Angeles Chapter of Meals on Wheels.

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