Forelle Pear Pomegranate Tart

November 25, 2013
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For the longest time I’ve been wanting to bake something “cute”. Something involving what I like to refer to as, “baby fruit” or of the smallest of their variety. This weekend as I was doing my Thanksgiving day grocery shopping I came across some of the most perfect Forelle Pears I’ve ever seen, so I […]

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Pumpkin Creme Brûlée Martini

November 22, 2013
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Time to face reality, Thanksgiving is next Thursday and I pretty much have nothing ready. Let me take that back, because “nothing” sounds pretty harsh, and it’s a reality I don’t particularly feel like facing right at this moment.

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Chocolate Nocello Mousse Cake

November 18, 2013
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The past few weeks have been a little chaotic to say the least, in the Tavares homestead. While my husband and I were in Mexico I learned that I would be traveling to Tokyo for work the day I returned. Trust me, I didn’t complain. That trip turned out to be one of the most […]

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Soft Apple Cider Caramels

October 31, 2013
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I know this post is coming to you a little late in the game, given the fact that today is Halloween and all. I’m sure you don’t mind… right? After all it’s a candy recipe. My company sent me out of the country on a totally unexpected, yet extremely exciting trip to Tokyo which I’ll […]

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Leaf Peeper Martini

October 18, 2013
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Leaf Peeper is a term I learned just a few weeks ago. Perhaps because I was born in Southern California and raised in Mexico I was never exposed to the term.

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