Eating Elsewhere Spiced Apple Baklava
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Spiced Apple Baklava

Spiced Apple Baklava is a cure for my homesickness. An attempted cure, at least. I won’t complain about my good luck and privilege to be spending this time in Greece (Croatia next week!). I will say I miss time with my family and I definitely miss baking my fall favorites. This recipe for baklava takes …

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Eating Elsewhere Recipe Pine Nut Caramel Turtle Bars
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Pine Nut Caramel Turtle Bars

These Pine Nut Caramel Turtles were inspired by Fine Cooking’s recipe. They are a great, quick treat and you can easily substitute the pine nuts for another (cheaper) nut. You can also skip the shortbread crust to have the more traditional caramel turtles, just be prepared with some wax papers to let the little guys firm up before eating. I think these taste best after they’ve been given a few hours in the refrigerator. Straight out of the oven and the pine nut flavor is the most prominent. Chilled for a few hours and the pine nut chills out and the salty caramel and chocolate shine through. 

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Recipe Chocolate and Coffee Merveilleux
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Chocolate and Coffee Merveilleux

I hope that Merveilleux is the dessert of the future. Beautiful to look at, satisfying to cut into, and an explosion of taste of and texture with each bite. Merveilleux aren’t as finicky as macarons to bake, but are just as delightful to eat with many of the same flavor attributes. Crispy, light meringues are covered with fresh whipped cream, filled with more whipped cream or a custard of your liking, and just COATED in chocolate.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Bars

Print Strawberry Rhubarb Shortbread Bars Fresh strawberries and rhubarb, cooked down and blended to a sweet custard-like thickness and poured over the most buttery, most tender shortbread cookie crust. These didn’t last a minute in our little home. Course Dessert Prep Time 20 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes Servings …

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