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Passover Pan-Baked Lemon-Almond Tart

This is the perfect quick breakfast treat during Passover. Flourless and lovely. It’s fresh lemon and toasted almonds wonderfully compliment each other in a light and delicious way. You won’t even miss your morning muffin or danish when you try this! Happy Passover. Passover Pan-Baked Lemon-Almond Tart     Ingredients   4 eggs 1/2 cup sugar Pinch of salt 1/2
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Amaretti

When I was little, my favorite treat when Susie got coffee was to get an Almond Steamer (basically warm milk and almond flavoring, for everyone who hasn’t tried one). Though I don’t really like almonds, I love fake almond flavoring (I blame Susie). So, when I got my latest Graze box, I was thrilled that it included a snack that
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Honey Orange Biscotti

I’ve recently started loving tea. I always liked tea before, but for some reason it was always second-best to coffee. No more! When Susie and I were in London last month, I picked up some tea from Fortnum & Mason (visit their website – their store is fantastic!). Anyways, this tea is amazing, so I decided to make something that could be
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Espresso Marzipan Truffles

Hello all and Happy New Year!! We hope your 2014 is off to a great start! Today we have a bit of an unusual (but still delicious) recipe – Espresso Marzipan Truffles. Now, of course these aren’t truffles in the usual sense, but we think they’re still pretty good. They’re a bit like something you’d find in a See’s Candies box
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Gevulde Speculaas

Gevulde Speculaas. What a fun name! I should explain. This is our first Daring Baker’s challenge. So, once a month we’ll be making something a little different, provided by a Daring Baker. We’re excited!     Francijn of Koken in de Brouwerij was our January 2013 Daring Bakers’ Hostess and she challenged us to make the traditional Dutch pastry, Gevulde Speculaas from
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