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Cookie Monster: Honey Almond Biscotti

My bucket list includes a bunch of obvious things—learn how to scuba dive, visit India, eat at Le Bernardin—but also a few stranger ones. Right up there next to Get Drunk and Attend the Westminster Dog Show is Learn How to Keep Bees. Why? Well, primarily because I love honey and secondly, if you don't find bees totally fascinating, I don't think we can be friends. More

Cookie Monster: Italian Almond and Blood Orange Cookies

Ordering at an Italian bakery is not really what you'd call precise. It's a lot of, "I'll have some of those [point] and some of those [point] and um, some of the crescent-y ones, and some of the sprinkled ones. Oh, and the flat ones covered in chocolate."These cookies are very "Italian-bakery" in that way. You wouldn't know what's inside from the look of them, so I'll give you a hint: lots of toasted almonds with a hint of blood orange. More

Sweet Technique: How to Make Toffee

Do you remember your first-ever taste of toffee? I remember mine distinctly. It was on visiting day at summer camp, and the toffee was a Heath bar, smuggled in by my father against very strict "no food in bunk" rules. I suppose that the rule was only partially broken, because as soon as it was opened, it was devoured. Such flavors! Such texture! One taste of buttery, nutty, coffee, chocolate, sweet, salty, crunchy goodness and I became an addict. More

Scooped: Dairy-Free Almond Tofu Ice Cream with Honey Swirl

One of my favorite tofu dishes is a Chinese dessert, a light, creamy tofu pudding topped with honey, sometimes flavored with bitter almond. I decided to try it as a dairy-free ice cream, swirled with honey and topped with orange zest—not because I have any objection to dairy-based ice creams, but because I wanted a frozen dessert that highlighted the flavor of the tofu itself. More

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