Turtle Cheesecake Truffles

Turtle Cheesecake Truffles

My husband's second favorite restaurant in the world is The Cheesecake Factory. We don't go for the food, we go for the cheesecake. All of them. Okay, well maybe not all of them, unless we're in a large group, but we always order at least 4 different cheesecakes to...

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Red Velvet Cheesecake Pops

Red Velvet Cheesecake Pops

Earlier this month when the handsome Gnome treated me and my girlfriend to a hot date to NYC, he brought us to David Burke's Fishtail restaurant for dinner [by the way, during NYC restaurant week at select restaurants, you can get lunch for $24.07 and dinner for $35...

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Nutella Chocolate Truffles

Nutella Chocolate Truffles

Do you know what's more precious than these Nutella Chocolate Truffles? This adorable, happy couple right here, Adam and Joanne of Inspired Taste Blog. If you're not familiar with their blog, I dare you to hop over there and check out warm, irresistable Pear Vanilla...

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Tiramisu Cupcakes

Tiramisu Cupcakes

I just have to put it out there that if I'm going to spend the calories on a dessert, it should satisfy not only my sweet (and salty) tooth, but also take care of my boozy tooth too. Specifically, desserts that include some sort of dunking, spritzing or drizzling of...

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Shortbread Cookies with Nutella, Banana and Almonds

Shortbread Cookies with Nutella, Banana and Almonds

I've labored over this recipe for days. Never mind that it's just store-bought shortbread cookies + Nutella + bananas + almonds. Never mind that there's no baking involved or that it only takes 10 minutes to assemble. The recipe is about the technique of the...

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Jello!

Jello!

Come see these creative jello treats at Steamy Kitchen on TLC!

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Salted Caramel Covered Strawberries

Salted Caramel Covered Strawberries

Great for Valentine’s day, Mother’s Day, a birthday party or an everyday treat, these Salted Caramel Covered Strawberries will be a hit with kids and adults!   Why These Salted Caramel Covered Strawberries Are So Good These Salted Caramel Covered Strawberries...

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Tiramisu Pancakes

Tiramisu Pancakes

If you are all out of willpower today, do not, I repeat do not click on this link for the Tiramisu Pancake recipe. I'm warning ya! You'll want it baaaad and I won't be able to help you.

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Chocolate Wontons + Video

Chocolate Wontons + Video

Photo from The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook My blog would not be complete without mention of one of my kids' favorite dessert in the whole wide world, Chocolate Wontons. In fact, the site serves as my family's visual menu of sorts, my kids will click through the site and...

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Sweet Pumpkin Fried Wonton Desserts

Sweet Pumpkin Fried Wonton Desserts

If you are not up to making pumpkin pie (me) these little treats are perfect. Bite sized, filled with pumpkin puree, cream cheese and pumpkin spices- like clove, nutmeg and cinnamon. Fry 'em up and an instant dessert that even the kids will love. Oh, and serve them...

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Best Birthday Cakes Ever

Best Birthday Cakes Ever

David Lebovitz, Deb Perelman and I shot this GoodBite.com video about Birthday Cakes to Die For last month, and I think I'm going change the title to Birthday Cakes to Live For because that's the point of a birthday, isn't it?! And it just so happens that my birthday...

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Video: my boys bake Ina Garten’s Country Cake

Video: my boys bake Ina Garten’s Country Cake

He knew EXACTLY what kind of cake he wanted for his 6th birthday. And it sure wasn't Mommy's same old shortcut, store-bought cake mix crap. You see, I'm so not a baker. I love my sweets...I just want someone else to bake it for me! The trouble with cooking for a...

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Pineapple, Kumquat and Ginger Crisp with Coconut Topping

Pineapple, Kumquat and Ginger Crisp with Coconut Topping

photo of Pineapple, Kumquat and Ginger Crisp with Coconut Topping courtesy of The Art and Soul of Baking by Sur La Table If you haven’t noticed, I don’t do a lot of dessert recipes on Steamy Kitchen. It’s not that I don’t eat sweets, my waistline and scale will be the...

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Lychees, Longan, Rambutan!

Lychees, Longan, Rambutan!

A beautiful Asian tropical salad with a pineapple "bowl" - canned longan, lychee, rambutan paired with some fresh tropical fruits. Some of my favorite fruit come in cans. I'm not talking about tasteless, mushy pears or the stained red maraschino cherries, but the...

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Durian Frozen Yogurt

Durian Frozen Yogurt

Zimmern: "completely rotten, mushy onions." Bourdain: "...Your breath will smell as if you'd been French-kissing your dead grandmother." Alfred Russell Wallace, some naturalist in the 1800's: "After a fruit-eating bat has pee'd on it." Henri Mouhot, French naturalist:...

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No-Knead Nutella and Roasted Hazelnut Challah

No-Knead Nutella and Roasted Hazelnut Challah

Wow, I can't believe how many of you made the No Knead Sticky Pecan Caramel Cinnamon Rolls! As promised, I'm not going to leave you hanging with extra dough in the refrigerator. Here's your recipe for No-Knead Nutella and Roasted Hazelnut Challah from the book,...

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No-Knead Sticky Pecan Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

No-Knead Sticky Pecan Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

Do you know what I call smart? Taking something from "works awesome" (No-Knead Bread) to the level of "KICK-ASS." Which is exactly what authors of the book  Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day, Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois have done. Oh yeah, and I hold them...

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New Memory Card Game

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