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Triple Chocolate Banana Muffins

Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet April 3, 2020 Tags: , No Comments

Is it just me, or was March the longest year month ever? I suspect April will be just as long, but at least spring in on the way here in Michigan and temps are slowly creeping above 50F; hooray! As many of us are now entering week 3+ of self-isolation, baking has quickly become an activity to fill the copious…

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Classic Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet March 23, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

In today’s time of home isolation, I, like so many millions of others, am finding it difficult to adapt to the “new normal.” It’s almost unfathomable that 10 days ago all was fine until it wasn’t. I now find myself laid off from a job that I’ve been at for 15 years with no return date in sight, leaving my…

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The Italian Drinking Chocolate Worth Traveling For + A Recipe | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Recipe: Italian Butter Cookies

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes, Sweet May 1, 2019 2 Comments

Though no trip to the Amalfi Coast would be complete without Italian Drinking Chocolate, the accompanying Italian butter cookies will leave you craving them long after you bid “ciao” to the magical coast. I loved them so much, it was only right to give them their very own post. Italian Butter Cookies The famous Pasticceria Andrea Pansa  in Amalfi, Italy is a dessert-lover’s…

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Blood Orange Thai Mojito | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Recipe: Blood Orange Thai Mojito

Cocktails, Eat + Drink, Recipes March 6, 2019 1 Comment

Ever since my first trip to Thailand four years ago, I’ve been on a personal quest to uncover the secret to the Thai mojito. After trying my first one (by accident) in Chiang Mai, I was obsessed (like with so many other things in Thailand after that trip. Mango sticky rice and smoothie bowls anyone?) There was something different about it…

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The Italian Drinking Chocolate Worth Traveling For + A Recipe | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

The Italian Drinking Chocolate Worth Traveling For
+ A Recipe

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes January 29, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

The best Italian drinking chocolate in the world can be found in Amalfi, Italy. Wait, drinking chocolate? Don’t you mean hot chocolate?… Nope. Drinking chocolate is the rich, decadent and more sophisticated cousin of hot chocolate, and once you try it, you won’t ever go back to regular hot chocolate again. The main difference between the two is hot chocolate comes…

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Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts

Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts

Dessert Recipes, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes September 3, 2018 Tags: , , , 3 Comments

Pastel de Nata Portuguese Egg Tarts: Where to Find Them & How to Make Them Although I have yet to visit beautiful Portugal, I have always been smitten with it. The beautiful coastal towns tucked into hillsides, cobblestone streets, and colorfully hand painted tiles that grace the façade of many houses… And of course the food; with one of the…

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Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet

Dessert Recipes, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet August 7, 2018 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Oh summer, where have you gone? As hard as I try to hold on to the sacred hot, sunny days in Michigan, they always seem to pass in the blink of an eye. Anyone else feel the same where you live? I’m trying my darnedest to celebrate this short season along with the wonderful blueberry harvests we get in my…

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Bibingka Coconut Filipino Cake

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Christmas Around The World: The Philippines

Asian Desserts, Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, Recipes December 25, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

Maligayang Pasko! (Happy/Merry Christmas In Tagalog) Filipinos are said to have some of the most Christmas spirit in the world. And who is to argue when they have one of the world’s longest Christmas season— lasting five months (September through January). The Philippines is largely a Christian nation with approximately 90% of Filipinos holding the Christian faith, 80% of those being…

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Kourabiedes (Greek Butter Cookies)

Kourabiedes (Greek Butter Cookies)
Christmas Around The World: Greece

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, European Desserts, European Food, Recipes December 22, 2017 4 Comments

  “Kala Christougenna!”(Merry Christmas in Greek). This post takes us to the land of endless blue waters and beautiful cities bathed in white. Greece is truly a magical place steeped in tradition, faith and mythology. Food and family play a central role to any Greek celebration, and Christmastime is no exception. Greeks often prepare for Christmas by fasting for 40…

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