Chestnut Praline White Chocolate Brownies | Culinary Cool

Chestnut Praline White Chocolate Brownies + a Chipits Giveaway

Sometimes I feel like white chocolate gets overlooked, don’t you think?  This holiday season, white chocolate totally redeems itself in these fudgy Chestnut Praline White Chocolate Brownies.  Now that December is in full swing, I’ve found it totally acceptable to buy 5 lbs of butter at one time and just bake all weekend.  No one gives me… 

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Bourbon Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies | Culinary Cool

Bourbon Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

Everyone’s got their own Christmas traditions, especially when it comes to baking.  I recently taught a Holiday Baking cooking class, and I asked each person to tell me their favorite Christmas treat.  A lot of the classics were named; shortbread, butter tarts, and gingerbread.  One of my favorites is an oatmeal cookie with butterscotch chips…. 

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Pumpkin Pie Cream Puffs | Culinary Cool

Pumpkin Pie Cream Puffs

I made my first homemade cream puff years ago.  I remember thinking, “I should challenge myself and make something super difficult” and for some reason, I thought cream puffs would be that perfect challenge.  Boy, was I wrong.  I was blown away by how easy they are to make.  I’ve made a few variations over… 

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Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies | Culinary Cool

Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

My sister, Stacey, loves to bake just as much as I do.  The only difference is that I’m all for full-fat, sugary, gluten-ridden, multi-ingredient goodies, whereas Stacey prefers cake from a box, flourless anything, and recipes that omit butter.  Eff that, people!  You need butter in your life.  Everything is better with butter.  I think… 

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Amaretto Apple Scones | Culinary Cool

Amaretto Apple Scones

These buttery scones are laced with apples that are soaked in amaretto.  Then, they are dressed with a sweet amaretto glaze and almonds. The only good thing about autumn is that apples are in season.  Maybe if you live somewhere hot, the cooler weather is welcomed, but ’round here, it just means snow is on… 

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Matcha Green Tea Banana Ice Cream | Culinary Cool

Matcha Green Tea Banana Ice Cream

Yay for long weekends.  Booo to summer ending.  How is it Labour Day weekend already?   I’m clinging to summer as hard as I can.   I am not ready for it to be over.  Mostly because it never fully arrived this year.  I really needed to make something summery, and stat!  What’s more quintessential to summer than ice cream?… 

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Chefs for Oceans | Culinary Cool

Chefs for Oceans

I recently had the pleasure of attending an event in support of sustainable seafood.  Overfishing is the greatest threat to our oceans today.   About 90% of all large, predatory fish are already gone from our oceans due to overfishing.  We are now fishing the last 10% of species such as tunas, swordfish, and sharks. This… 

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