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The Best Sweets We Ate in April

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From decadent sundaes to a doughnut standby, check out all our favorite sweets from April. More

Staff Picks: Design Your Dream Ben & Jerry's Flavor

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We have to hand it to them; when it comes to ice cream with mix-ins, Ben & Jerry's is hard to beat. And because we like to dream big at SE* we asked ourselves, if you could have B&J's create any flavor you wanted, what would it be? And no, the realities of science need not apply. More

Staff Picks: What's Your Go-To Dinner Party Dessert?

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It's just a fact of life: after cooking multiple courses, picking plates, and buying booze, dessert can be a dinner party afterthought. So if there's no time to whip up a spectacular, themed last course, what does the SE team serve its guests? Find out. More

The Best Sweets We Ate in March

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We're all waiting impatiently for our fruit pies and summery sorbets to come into season, but in the meantime, we didn't do too bad eating dessert in March. The theme was innovation, with falafel filled with chocolate, tiramisu made into a cupcake, a lemon tart made with liquidized almond shortbread, and more. More

The Best Sweets We Ate in February

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Polar Vortex smortex—the cold weather didn't stop us from enjoying a bevy of frozen sweets this month. We also had fancy funnel cake, Asian-inspired cream puffs, and attacked a whole table of homemade pie. See all these and more of our favorite sweets of February! More

Staff Picks: What's Your Least Favorite Dessert?

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What desserts make the Serious Eats team shudder? You may be surprised. More

The Best Sweets We Ate in January

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We know January is typically a month to lay off the sweets, but not only did we not avoid sugar, we totally crushed it, eating a variety of delicious, interesting treats that ranged from sweetened sticky rice in Chiang Mai to a very glorious pile of birthday doughnuts. More

The Best Sweets We Ate in 2013

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One thing is certain, we didn't skip dessert in 2013. Here are our favorite sweet bites from the past year. More

The Best Sweets We Ate in September

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September is a bridge between summer and fall, so it's no surprise we welcomed autumn and its produce with apple cider doughnuts and poached pears and also enjoyed the last warm days with a few scoops of ice cream. We had these, plus chocolate "salami", homemade wedding cake, and more. More

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