Posted on Friday, 22nd July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Last weekend my sisters, Connie and Anna, came over for a visit and a day of baking. What did we bake? Italian cookies – trays and trays of them.  How many are left? Not too many!  The Italian Cookie (well in

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A photo of 3 Pesche Dolci {Italian Peach Cookies} stacked one on top of the other.
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Posted on Wednesday, 22nd June 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I threw my apron in the air and did a little victory dance after I pulled out my first tray of Amaretti. Finally, after all the failed attempts (too embarrassed to reveal how many), I was successful!  Sweet, soft and

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A photo of Italian Amaretti Cookies displayed on a white rectangular dish.
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Posted on Friday, 8th April 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Do you ever wonder what the word “Soufflé” means?  The literal definition is, “To blow up”.  Hmm, that sounds like an accurate description of some of my cooking projects.  James Beard said, “The only thing that will make a soufflé fall

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A photo of a Nutella Soufflé dessert, served in a brown ramekin and placed on a white napkin with a dessert spoon.
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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, 25th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

The sun is shining; it’s a beautiful day!  And I finally made these Mini Boston Cream Pies that I’ve been eyeing for months at Design Sponge.   A Brooklyn Pastry Chef, Penny Stankiewicz, submitted this magnificent dessert recipe. I love to

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A photo of three Mini Boston Cream Pie desserts served on white dessert plates.
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Posted on Saturday, 19th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate – try to resist these Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes – “betcha can’t eat just one”! I’ve faced countless temptations since beginning my “Sweet” journey into desserts but none have been as irresistible as this one.

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A photo of 3 Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes displayed in a row on a white rectangular dish with a black background.
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Posted on Tuesday, 8th March 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

Whenever I make coffee cake or tea cake I usually bake an extra one to tuck away in the freezer for times when life gets too hectic and there isn’t time to get in the kitchen. Plus it’s also nice

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A photo of an Almond Cake with Blueberries on a white cake stand.
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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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