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Passion Fruit Cheesecake Bars with Coconut Shortbread Crust

Passion Fruit Cheesecake Bars with Coconut Shortbread Crust

If you’re a tropical fruit fan, these Passion Fruit Cheesecake Bars are sure to be a hit in your home. The bars have a creamy cheesecake layer that sits on top of a coconut shortbread crust, so you get two layers of tropical flavor. The topping contains a generous amount of fresh passion fruit pulp and the floral sweetness of the fruit stands out nicely ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Citrus fruits of all shapes and sizes are in season right now and there is no reason to limit your citrus-infused baking to lemons and limes. Coley Cooks made some Pomelo Bars, a twist on classic lemon bars. that showcases this unusual citrus fruit. Pomelos are the largest citrust fruit and resemble a very big grapefruit. Their flavor profile is similar to that of a ... Read More »

How to Juice A Passion Fruit

How to Juice a Fresh Passion Fruit

Passion fruits are one of my favorite fruits (although I admit that I do have a lot of favorite fruit!) because its unique sweet-tart, floral flavor really captures the essence of the tropics. The fruit is actually a type of berry and it thrives in temperate climates. While it is associated with the tropics and thrives in temperate climates, there are quite a few varieties ... Read More »

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Red Wine Chocolate Cake

When I find that I have some leftover wine in my refrigerator, there are quite a few ways to use it up. You can add fruit juices and sweeteners to make a batch of sangria, you can use it in savory cooking or turn it into a delicious cake. Both white and red wines can be used in baking with surprisingly good results. My Sauvignon ... Read More »

Crispy Salted Butterscotch Cookies

Crispy Salted Butterscotch Cookies

These Crispy Salted Butterscotch Cookies are about to enter my regular cookie rotation. Not only are they easy to make, but they’re absolutely delicious because they have an addictive salty-sweet quality that I can’t get enough of. The cookies may look like an ordinary oatmeal cookie at first glance, but they actually have a secret ingredient that helps make them extra crispy: puffed rice cereal ... Read More »

Chocolate Tangerine Pound Cake

Chocolate Tangerine Pound Cake

Tangerines have a unique sweetness that sets them apart from other oranges. They’re considered to be less sour and less tart than other oranges, even when oranges are generally perceived to be some of the least tart fruits of the citrus family. That sweetness makes them delicious for eating out of hand and that means that there aren’t all that many recipes that specifically call ... Read More »

Presto FlipSide Belgian Waffle Maker Giveaway! (closed)

Presto FlipSide Belgian Waffle Maker

I recently upgraded my waffle iron to the Presto Flip Side Belgian Waffle Maker, which was awarded a “best buy” recommendation from Cook’s Illustrated during a recent test of waffle makers. The FlipSide is easy to use and makes fantastic waffles – much better than my old iron, which cooked unevenly and had difficulty releasing the waffles. It is so easy to use that I’ve ... Read More »

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