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Gianduja Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies


Gianduja Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies? I’ll take twenty-five please. I think it’s important that we celebrate all that is good in the world, with chocolate + hazelnut spread being one of life’s finest creations. Behold the Gianduja Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie. Bask in her glory. Note her splendor. She’s dying to get to you know. Really. Gianduja is just a…

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Pesto Pine Nut Pizza


Before I get into this Pesto Pine Nut Pizza (and how much I love alliteration), let’s just talk about pesto, shall we?   There is a lot of hub bub about grinding your homemade pesto in a mortar and pestle instead of using a food processor to sort the situation out quickly. I’m here to tell you it’s fine either…

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Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies with Coffee Ganache


We need chocolate and hazelnuts and coffee in our life. Right now. Full stop.   These chocolate hazelnut brownies come together so quick…in a flash. All your wet ingredients mingle together in a make-shift double boiler so that the chocolate and sugars get all melt-y and delicious. A quick whisk of the dry ingredients (and a sift if you’re feeling…

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Lemony Brussels Sprout Pignoli Pizza


Man oh MAN have I had some pizza cravings lately. And this combination of flavors has been my current go-to: bright bursts of lemon zest, slightly charred and crispy Brussels sprouts, bitter radicchio and toasted bits of pignolis (aka Diamond of California pine nuts). Sometimes I’ll add prosciutto (which is heaven) and other times sun-dried Kalamata olives (which I can’t…

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Savory Pesto + Roasted Red Pepper Beer Buns


I have been playing with this recipe for Diamond of California for quite some time. I wanted to start with a dough that was nice and yeasty, full of life. I wanted it to be easy: a dough we could through together on a Wednesday, stash in the fridge and then come Friday or Saturday we could quickly roll it out…

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Dark Chocolate Pretzel Buns With Toasted Walnuts


I’ve been a wee bun obsessed as of late, have you noticed? I first saw pretzel buns several year’s back when Izy Hossack had a recipe in her first cookbook. I loveeddd the photo. And sometimes that’s all it takes with me. This particular dough recipe is the one I use for most of my breakfast roll/bun recipes…but this time…

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