Posts Categorized: pecan

Sweet Gratitude in the Aftermath of Sandy

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Chocolate Chip Pecan Espresso Cookies

I don’t normally write profound posts for TRB — unless, of course you think my musings about chocolate and Nutella are really “deep.” Here goes nothing. The past couple of weeks have put a lot in perspective. As a native Staten Islander, witnessing the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and continuing recovery efforts has been quite an… more »

TRB, The Tastemaker: The Best of for Baked Goods Lovers

Posted by & filed under flourless chocolate cake, Gluten-Free Goodness, IACP, lemon, pecan, S'mores, Urbantag.

It wasn’t too long ago that Urbantag, a new website that makes it easy to share lists of your favorite local places with friends and followers, approached TRB to create a “map” of my favorite places for sweets. I accepted the assignment, believing I was doing a public service, because — despite the old cliche´ —… more »

The Thanksgiving Recap

Posted by & filed under apple pie, corn bread, pecan, pumpkin, Thanksgiving.

Well, fans, Thanksgiving has come and gone. The holiday season — the season of cooking, baking and overeating, among other things — has officially begun. Speaking of baking and overeating, here’s a look back at TRB‘s contributions to this year’s Thanksgiving meal: Pumpkin Whoopie Pies This recipe from Brown Eyed Baker found its way to… more »