Chocolate Guinness Cake

I think this is what I’ll make for St. Patrick’s Day this year. It’s both delicious and easy to make, which makes it a win-win in my book. Experiment with local chocolate stouts (I’ve used Samual Smith Chocolate Stout with outstanding results) for even richer flavors. America’s Test Kitchen says that cocoa powder by Guittard will yield the best flavor: … Read more

Pate Brisee

Pate brisee is the French version of classic pie or tart pastry. Pressing the dough into a disc rather than shaping it into a ball allows it to chill faster. This will also make the dough easier to roll out, and if you freeze it, it will thaw more quickly.

This has been my pie crust recipe for over 20

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Peach Tart

Peach Tart
Serves 4

1 sheet Dufour frozen all-butter puff pastry, thawed in refrigerator
3 organic peaches, cut into eighths (not soft-ripe, but not rock-hard)
1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
1-1/2 tablespoons Drillaud peach liqueur
1/2 cup (5 oz./155 g) Bonne Maman peach preserves

Preheat an oven to 400°F. Have ready a 10-inch square metal tart pan with a removable bottom.

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Lemon Cheesecake Bars (keto)

These bars come from the inspired kitchen of the All Day I Dream About Food blog. I’ve tweaked things just the tiniest bit.

Lemon Cheesecake Bars
16 bars // Calories 190, Fat 16.6g, Net Carbs 2.4g, Protein 4.4g
(whipped cream dollops not counted)

1 ¼ cups Bob’s Red Mill super fine almond flour
¼ cup Swerve sweetener
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Coffee Ice Cream (keto)

This splendid keto ice cream recipe is from the All Day I Dream About Food blog. Finally, a keto ice cream that remains soft!

Coffee Ice Cream (keto)
8 servings (1/2 C. each) // 265 calories, 26.3g fat, 2.2g net carbs, 1.5g protein

2-1/4 cups organic heavy whipping cream, divided
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup powdered Swerve Read more

Coconut Cheesecake (keto)

Rich, decadent, and splendid-looking, this will be the star of the table for special occasions.

Coconut Cheesecake
Makes one 8-inch cheesecake
12 servings //  521.78 calories, 50.4g fat, 6g net carbs, 10.1g protein

3/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter
12 drops liquid stevia glycerite PLUS 1/4 cup Swerve Confectioners Sweetener… Read more