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Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits (Chicago, IL)

[Translate] I love desserts in many forms but pie is special because it can be either sweet or savory and typically encased in a flaky pastry. I was craving American Southern style comfort food and we’ve come to love Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits. It’s a cozy space that serves and specializes pie and biscuits in a setting of a neighborhood coffee shop with a cool antique chandelier. (more…)

Ample Hills Creamery at Bubby’s Meatpacking (NYC)

[Translate] Ample Hills Creamery Meatpacking location on Gansevoort Street is a small 400-square-foot shop will be inside Bubby’s but have its own entrance, and has booth seating to accommodate eight to ten people. Ample Hills is known for its over-the-top, cheeky named New York-inspired ice cream flavors along with familiar nostalgic flavors like Strawberries & Cream from their flagship location at Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. What really makes this particular location unique to their other three permanent locations is their collaboration with Bubby’s utilizing their pies in their sundaes and shakes — and that’s what we were here for this past..

Thanksgiving Sweets and Breads from Breads Bakery

[Translate] For people who wants dessert and excellent loaves bread on the Thanksgiving table Breads Bakery should be one of your options. This Thanksgiving, Breads debuted the chocolate babka pie ($35). If you had ever came across their magnificent chocolate babka, they essentially shaped this into a pie pan. I could make an excuse not to have the standard pumpkin or apple pie just because this babka is sweet and incredibly delicious. The seeded challah wreath is a great alternative to dinner or Parker rolls since it has this nuanced sweetness and the heavily seeded (poppy, pumpkin, sesame and sunflower)..

Maple Pecan Thyme Cayenne Pie

[Translate] Tonewood Maple Syrups and Maple Cube; Schermer Pecans Tonewood is a Vermont based brand that creates one of the most superior maple syrups I have ever tried. They recently took home the with Sofi Gold award. Schermer is a Georgia farm established in 1946, growing one of the finest buttery pecans. As they are great by themselves as well as together. As much as every American knows maple pecan pie, I wanted to make it a bit savory and throw in some dried thyme and a pinch of cayenne. Also to play along the savory note, I used Four..

Plugrá Butter – Rich and Flavorful Butter

[Translate] I am a big fan of butter. My affinity for baked goods and pastries (eating or baking) that I probably consume more butter than an ordinary person does. It shouldn’t be a surprise that I do like Plugrá a lot when I bake at home. Heck, even using their unsalted butter, spread it on a lovely, crusty bread with a sprinkling of Maldon salt would make me a happy person. Plugrá is an American made, European-style butter. They use a slow-churned process that creates less moisture content and a creamier texture when compared to average table butters. It contains..

Tate's Bakeshop in Southampton, NY

[Translate] Exterior and Interior Last weekend when I attended Dan’s Taste of Two Forks in the Hamptons, I planned my visit around the Forks of Long Island by hitting the best stops whenever possible. One of them was Tate’s Bakeshop in Southampton. Why? I am a fan of Kathleen King’s (the owner/founder of Tate’s) über thin chocolate chip cookies. I’ll get into detail later since I brought a whole bunch of them back home. When you drive to Tate’s Bakeshop (it’s impossible to get anywhere without a car out there), you’re greeted by the pastel blue-green, upscale yet charming country..

Tate’s Bakeshop in Southampton, NY

[Translate] Exterior and Interior Last weekend when I attended Dan’s Taste of Two Forks in the Hamptons, I planned my visit around the Forks of Long Island by hitting the best stops whenever possible. One of them was Tate’s Bakeshop in Southampton. Why? I am a fan of Kathleen King’s (the owner/founder of Tate’s) über thin chocolate chip cookies. I’ll get into detail later since I brought a whole bunch of them back home. When you drive to Tate’s Bakeshop (it’s impossible to get anywhere without a car out there), you’re greeted by the pastel blue-green, upscale yet charming country..

Life After The Party…More Desserts

[Translate] After riding out the joy of hanging out with a bunch of good friends at my party, life’s never been the same. I have to go back to the reality of school: papers needed to be done and the coming of finals within a month from now, my happiness has decimated to nothing. Instead of sounding mopey, I’ve gotten a few good edible presents! I’ve received two Donna Toscana bars from K and a box of Mary’s Chocolate and Amano bar from Robyn. (Thank you!! In case I haven’t told to either of you.) It’s chocolate related since they..