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  • Stuffed dates

    Total time: 10 minutes Servings: 4 12 medjool dates 4 teaspoons Point Reyes blue cheese 4 toasted, salted whole almonds 2 tablespoons goat cheese 1 teaspoon Grand Marnier 1/4 teaspoon powdered sugar plus additional for sprinkling on dates 2...
  • Recipe: Fig and almond tart

    Total time: 1 hour, 50 minutes plus overnight refrigeration Servings: 10 to 12 Note: From Alain Giraud. Published in an article by Leslie Brenner July 14, 2004. The dough is delicate and somewhat difficult to handle, but well worth the effort. It's...
  • Sweet surrender

    Sweet surrender
    IN chocolate circles, it's often said that ganache reveals the true art of the chocolatier. Ganache, that creamy, silky, melt-in-your mouth blend of chocolate, cream and butter, is at the heart of many of the best artisan confections. And more and more...
  • Panettone and stollen, a pair of European dandies

    Panettone and stollen, a pair of European dandies
    DURING the Christmas season, we bake. We bake rich, show-offy treats for big parties and once-a-year gatherings. But we also bake for the quiet moments, the times that will become treasured memories. And there's nothing better to offer with that early...
  • Recipe: Marzipan stollen

    Recipe: Marzipan stollen
      Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes, plus rising and proofing time Servings: 16 to 20 (8 to 10 per loaf) Note: From Donna Deane. 1/2 cup seedless raisins 1/2 cup dried currants 1 cup diced mixed candied citrus peel ( 1/4 -inch dice) 1/2 cup candied...
  • Sweet & scary

    Sweet & scary
    Halloween at home with family and friends can be just as, well, boo-tiful as traipsing door to door in search of sweets. Imagine your family's surprise if sweet little rats appear next to their breakfast bowls of oatmeal — or in their lunch boxes....
  • Licensed to Grill

    Licensed to Grill
    Dotted with crumbs and dripping with oil, the field of battle was left soiled and strewn with casualties -- cheese rinds, stale crusts, splatters of mustard -- a thousand miniature monuments to the epic struggle that had occurred Saturday afternoon at Los...
  • And now, for something new...

    And now, for something new...
      In late October, I drove up north to visit my daughter and her family in Santa Cruz. After lunching downtown one day, Dinah and I walked over to the Museum of Art and History. She led me to her favorite exhibit, which featured the daily life of Santa...
  • Recipe: Pear frangipane tart

    Recipe: Pear frangipane tart
      Total time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Servings: 8 Pastry for 9-inch tart pan 1/2 pound blanched almonds 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided 3 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons grated orange zest 1 tablespoon Oloroso or other sweet...
  • Eat Beat; Fig Frangipane Tart

    Recipe: Fig frangipane tart August 26, 2009 Total time: 1 hour and 15 minutes Servings: 8 Note: You can use the pastry of your choice or a commercially prepared pie crust. Prepared pastry for a 9-inch pie pan 1/2 pound blanched and peeled almonds 2/...
  • Sicilian pastry shop: Sweet meets holy in Erice

    Sicilian pastry shop: Sweet meets holy in Erice
    The glass case at Maria Grammatico's Pasticceria del Convento in the hilltop town of Erice displays treasures worthy of a Swiss bank. Cannoli, filled with fresh ricotta, is just the best known variety. When you make a closer study, you discover a world...