Posted on Friday, 29th April 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

When it comes to chocolate, when is enough, enough?  The other day I asked my daughter, Liana, if is she would mind stopping at the specialty market on the way home from school to pick up my supply of chocolate?

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A photo of a Chocolate Truffle Tart with Chocolate Glaze displayed in the background on a white cake stand with a slice of Chocolate Truffle Tart on a white dessert dish placed in front of the cake stand.
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Posted on Thursday, 14th April 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

The sun is shining, the weather is finally getting warmer and my thoughts are turning toward summer and the berry-growing season.  We’ve been very lucky over the last few months; the market has stocked some delicious sweet and juicy berries.

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A close up photo of a mini fruit tart displayed on a pink cupcake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 1st April 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Back when I was in high school I worked for a small diner, Town Lunch, and our two most popular desserts were Chocolate Cream Pie and Cherry Cream Pie. Believe it or not my favourite was the Cherry Cream Pie

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A photo of three mini Chocolate Cream Pies served on small white dessert dishes placed in a row, one behind the other with the first one garnished with a dollop of Sweetened Whipped Cream and grated chocolate.
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Posted on Friday, 11th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I really enjoyed making these Hazelnut, Raspberry Jam and White Chocolate Ganache Tarts. I couldn’t help but think of the arrival of spring, summer, warm weather, and visiting the local fruit farms. During the berry growing seasons I pick baskets

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A photo of six Hazelnut, Raspberry Jam and White Chocolate Ganache Tarts on a dark wooden board.
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Posted on Saturday, 12th February 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’ve been drooling over Mowie’s Oreo® Key Lime Pie since he shared his recipe last fall. Unfortunately getting Key Limes in my area has proved to be quite difficult. Imagine my surprise when I finally spotted (or so I thought) a

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A close up photo of an Oreo® Key Lime Pie.
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Posted on Friday, 31st December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

If someone were to ask me “How much time is required to make a Deep Dish Apple Pie with Calvados?” I would say a couple of hours because the Pasta Brisè (Pâte Brisée) needs resting time. It’s a reasonable answer. If they

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A photo of a Deep Dish Apple Pie.
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Posted on Sunday, 5th December 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

Maple Crème Brûlée Tart was the perfect dessert choice for a potluck my daughter, Liana, was attending.  As a rule, Liana doesn’t indulge in too many desserts, but she does have a huge weakness for Crème Brûlée.  Initially she requested Maple Crème

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A close up photo of a Maple Crème Brûlée Tart.
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Posted on Friday, 18th June 2010 by Grace Massa Langlois

My son, Matt, had the worst chocolate craving all week and I was hoping these Chocolate Custard Tartlettes would hit the spot. I admit a bit of skepticism when I initially spotted Bill Granger’s recipe for these tarts. The recipe

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A photo of chocolate custard tartlettes on a white cake stand with a blue ribbon.
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