Almond Coconut Fudge Ripple Ice Cream

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I was channeling Ben & Jerry when I came up with this ice cream. It starts with an almond ice cream base, then has swirls of marzipan, gooey coconut, and fudge sauce, and big chunks of chocolate-covered almonds. It’s kind of a big deal. When I beheld my masterpiece, I said to myself, “Self, what…

Peanut Butter Cup Fudge

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I wasn’t planning on posting another recipe featuring mini peanut butter cups so soon after the glorious overindulgence known as Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies, but the timing just sort of worked out this way. Please don’t be annoyed—they’re for a good cause. And also: mini peanut butter cups. And furthermore: fuuuuudge. And in…

Triple Chocolate Rocky Road Brownies

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Real talk. These brownies taste awesome, but they’re kind of ugly. Shhh, shhh. No need to tell one of those nice little white lies. I have eyes, you know. You might have to make these for your favorite friends, the ones who have seen you ugly-cry with makeup running down your face, the ones who…

Peach Honey Ice Cream With Lemon Verbena

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I love Facebook, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I know the cool thing is to be "over" it and super into the next hot social network, probably called Ppplrr.nu or something ridiculous like that, but I still have Facebook love. I adore creeping on people’s profiles (why are they all set to private…

Gooey Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

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Fact: everything is cuter in miniature size. Fact: Miniature sizes mean miniature calories. Fact: The “miniature calories” rule still applies when you take said cute miniature things and stuff them into giant cookies. Giant gooey, chocolatey, taste bud exploding-y cookies. Facts don’t lie, right? I’m pretty sure that math adds up. These ridiculous chocolate bombs…

Strawberry Rhubarb Pavlova

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As you might know, I’m married to a very enthusiastic eater. It’s wonderful. He appreciates all of the desserts I slave over, but he also likes the ones that sort of flop. Making a cake that totally sinks, or cookies that spread into shapeless blobs, doesn’t feel like a complete failure when there’s someone eagerly…

Strawberry-Dusted Shortbread Stars

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Are you familiar with freeze-dried fruit? I first fell in love with this genius product a few years ago, when Trader Joe’s started carrying a few varieties. (TJ’s is the source of most of my culinary obsessions, but to fall in love with a product they carry is to open yourself up to heartbreak when…

Cream Cheese Cake with Red Velvet Fudge Frosting

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Fun fact: if you look up “showstoppers” on Google images, you get a lot of pictures of girls in lingerie, marquee lights, Barry Manilow references (??), and at least one My Little Pony picture. What’s missing from these results? No, not more My Little Pony Pictures. This gorgeous showstopper of a cake: Okay, so you…

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