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The Most Incredible Gingerbread Houses Found Around the World

Dec 21, 2017  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Nothing quite signals the approaching holidays like the smell of warm gingerbread. From special home-made recipes to large, over-the-top hotel and resort creations, this holiday tradition is one that delights both young and old.

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Sweet Talk with Premier Patissier, Chef Gregory Gourreau

Nov 30, 2017  |   Contributor: Paige Rosenthal

Chef Gregory Gourreau is all about the details. Beyond just creating visually spectacular dishes, Chef Gourreau combines bold, delightfully surprising flavors that play well together in his desserts. He is a true-bred French pastry chef, and as the Executive Pastry Chef at Juvia and Sushi Garage, his inspired creations are found at some of Miami’s best haute eateries.

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Chocolate is a Heavenly Work of Art at La Maison Du Chocolate

Nov 6, 2017  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

There are many ways to enjoy chocolate. You can drizzle it on your ice cream, shave it from a block, or mindlessly take bite after bite from your favorite bar. But the highest form of chocolate indulgence is savoring top grade cacao crafted with just the right combinations of quality ingredients.

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How to Bake a Cake Inside an Ostrich Egg (Because Easter!)

Mar 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Remember those little plastic Easter eggs your parents used to fill with goodies? Well, the Regent Taipei has taken that concept and blown it away with their unique cake-filled ostrich egg. Available at the hotel from March 25 to April 5, the one-of-kind treat is made by filling the large egg with fine cake batter and then carefully baking.

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Recreate This Decadent $9.8M Strawberry Dessert From NOLA's Arnaud’s Restaurant

Jan 22, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Countless couples have gotten engaged at Arnaud’s Restaurant in New Orleans through the years. Since 1978, the establishment has made it their mission to help people orchestrate the perfect proposal over a meal and their newest offering is hard to beat. 

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Meet Our New Food Obsession: The $100 Golden Cristal Ube Donut From NYC's Manila Social Club

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Manila Social Club in Brooklyn has created a donut that would make Homer Simpson lose his mind. Priced at $100 each (that’s around $1,200 for a dozen), the blinged-out Golden Cristal Ube Donut is obviously covered in 24-karat gold flakes, but it also features icing made with Cristal Champagne and is filled with an ube mousse.

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Celebrate Youth (And Sweets!) with This Italian Meringue, Vanilla Coca-Cola Birthday Cake

Sep 21, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When we saw this fantastic twist on the classic birthday cake, which features vanilla Coca-Cola cake and Italian meringue frosting, we fell in love. The recipe is from the talented Beth Kirby, who uses her photography skills (coupled with vintage-inspired products—like the iconic Coca-Cola glass) to beautifully capture the baking process on her lifestyle blog Local Milk.

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S'Mores Meets Gourmet Finger Foods in This Annie Falk Recipe

Aug 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Melted chocolate and gooey marshmallows may always taste good, but there’s a reason people usually prepare and eat s’mores outside: they’re sticky. But not this Gourmet S’Mores recipe from Annie Falk’s Hamptons Entertaining: Creating Occasions to Remember party-planning book.

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Celebrate Singapore's Golden Jubilee at PARKROYAL on Pickering's New Lime Pâtisserie

Jul 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

As if we needed a new excuse to eat sweets, Lime at PARKROYAL on Pickering just launched their new Lime Pâtisserie to coincide with the Singapore Golden Jubilee (SG50). Found in Singapore’s Central Business District, the patisserie offers a tasty selection of sliced cakes, macaroons, pralines and muffins, all of which highlight the pastry team’s dedication to detail. 

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This Deconstructed S'mores Cake Reinvents the Classic Campfire Treat

Jul 14, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

For many, the summer means crowding around a campfire with good friends and when that happens, s’mores treats are bound to follow. As good as the old standby is, sometimes it is much more fun to deconstruct an old favorite to create something completely new. Thanks to BOA Steakhouse, you won’t have to experiment with creating the best recipe since they’ve done the hard part for you.

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The Tangerine Creamsicle Recipe Fit for The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles WP24 Restaurant

Jul 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

When Megan Potthoff was announced as WP24 Restaurant’s new Executive Pastry Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, we expected big things. In bringing Asian-inspired flavors and seasonal fresh fruit from local California purveyors to the new summer menu, Potthoff has reinvented the restaurant’s dessert options. Don’t believe us? Just look at her Tangerine Creamsicle dish

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L.A.'s Bakery Queen Zoe Nathan Shares Her Recipe for Happiness with the Huckleberry Cookbook

Oct 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Opening an artisan bakery in bread-phobic and sugar-free Los Angeles seemed like a crazy idea when Zoe Nathan talked her chef husband, Josh Loeb, into the idea in 2009. But ever since, she has attracted lines of flavor-seekers with her Huckleberry bakery and café display case, stacked with tasty rustic muffins, crostatas, scones, and cookies.

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Epic Milkshakes and Fabulous Floats to Cool You Off During Summer Months

Jul 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Recent heat wave-induced ponderings brought up the thought: If Cleopatra bathed in milk, why couldn't the modern version be a giant, frozen milkshake bath? Okay, so actually bathing in ice cream probably isn't the best idea—for many obvious reasons—but you can still drink the sweet concoction for all three meals of the day if you want to.

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The Omega M3000 Milkshake Machine That Will Bring All the Boys to the Yard

Jun 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It's not unusual for us to want a milkshake at odd hours, like nine in the morning or heck, even after the bars close at two, but sometimes we don't want to do the "milkshake walk of shame" to the nearest supplier. Omega's M300 Milkshake Machine is the answer to all our prayers — okay, maybe not all, but a lot.

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Recreate the Decadent Courtesan au Chocolate Dessert from The Grand Budapest Hotel

Mar 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Grand Budapest Hotel is here and it's amazing! Not only does it mark a huge growth for Wes Anderson as a director and writer, the cast is unbelievable (even by Anderson standards) and the intricate plot is held together by delicious pastries. Not even joking a little bit on that last one. 

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