Category Archives: Extraordinary Desserts

Wedding Trends: Chic Styles I’m Loving Now

Karen Krasne, celebrated chef/owner of San Diego’s award winning, Extraordinary Desserts, offers her take on recent wedding cake trends. Continue reading

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Ice Cream: All Grown Up

Cool and creamy, it’s hard to beat really good ice cream as a treat when summer temperatures start heating up. This iconic favorite even has it’s own month dedicated to it (July!). But, gone are the days of ice cream … Continue reading

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Wanderlust

My love for exotic places and luxury stays are a part of my breaking away from the day-to-day chaos of running restaurants.  It’s in those travels that I find myself most open to soaking in inspiration from my surroundings – … Continue reading

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A Class That Takes the Cake – Kitchen Secrets with Karen

If you live in San Diego, you know Extraordinary Desserts as an iconic part of the city’s culinary scene. For more than two decades, Karen Krasne has created stunning desserts and pastries, gilded and gorgeous with her signature gold leaf … Continue reading

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Karen’s Picks: Hello, Summer Wines!

As much as I love sweet indulgences, I adore wine-and the long summer nights are an ideal time to sip and savor some of my favorite finds. Continue reading

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Karen’s 8 “Must Do’s” on Oahu

Everyone dreams about the perfect Hawaiian vacation. And bliss is everywhere on these magical islands, but my ideal vacation to Hawaii isn’t just about surf and sand. Our favorite island is Oahu and I’ve discovered the eight most alluring things … Continue reading

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