Posted on Friday, 24th February 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I love to entertain and these mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cakes are the types of desserts I like to prepare for a cocktail party or a barbecue. I usually make a trio of mini desserts, including a cake option

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Photo of a Reese's Peanut Butter Cake on a cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 17th February 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

Complete and utter indulgence, velvety and luscious Cappuccino-Fudge Cheesecake.  When I spotted this cheesecake recipe at Bon Appétit I asked myself the same question I ask myself whenever I run across a dessert that literally has me smacking my lips and

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A close up photo of a Baked Cheesecake on a cake stand.
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Posted on Friday, 10th February 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know I went on record a few months ago saying, “I hate store-bought Puff Pastry!” but I’m happy to say I’ve finally made my peace with it.  I’ve made a new best friend in the grocery freezer aisle, it

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A photo of an Italian Rustic Tart, Sfoglia di Mele (Apple Tart), cooling on a wire rack.
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Posted on Friday, 20th January 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I was immediately inspired to make these Pots de Crème when I ran across a few unopened parcels from a “food prop” shopping spree I took a few months ago.  It was like Christmas all over again.  Every time I

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A photo of a French dessert, chocolate pots de crème served garnished with sweetened whipped cream.
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Posted on Friday, 13th January 2012 by Grace Massa Langlois

I couldn’t have picked a better day to prepare this warm Pear Crostata, the snow is falling and it’s so cold outside.  I think it may be the only thing I enjoy about the winter season, indulging in what I

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A photo of an Italian Pear Tart with Chocolate Almond Frangipane in a green ceramic tart dish displayed on a cloth napkin on a wire rack.
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Posted on Friday, 4th November 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I know what you’re thinking, “More chocolate?” – Yes! – But not just any chocolate, undeniably delectable chocolate.  Light and creamy Raspberry-White Chocolate Ganache sandwiched between two intense soft and chewy Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies.  Can you say, “Irresistible?” I know

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A photo of soft and chewy Triple Chocolate Fudge Cookies with Raspberry-White Chocolate Ganache Filling.
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Posted on Friday, 28th October 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

I’m back with something special - Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Frosting.    I feel like it’s been months since I’ve been in the kitchen covered in flour with smears of chocolate on my face.  I hadn’t even had anything chocolate

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A photo of 3 Mocha Cupcakes with Chocolate Mousse Frosting topped with a Whopper on a white rectangular dish.
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Posted on Friday, 8th July 2011 by Grace Massa Langlois

When I finally decided on Lemon Meringue Tarts for the holiday weekend I knew I would have to offer another choice because not everyone in my family is a fan of citrus desserts.  It didn’t take me too long to

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A photo of Italian Desserts, Tartellette al Cioccolato e Caramello (Chocolate-Caramel Tarts) presented on white doilies.
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