Tag Archives: Extraordinary Desserts

Giving Thanks and Celebrating

Thanksgiving is spending days off with friends, family and football, but let’s face it, it’s really all about snacks and food. For me, it’s all about the dessert. Whether you make and bake things yourself or if you just want … Continue reading

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My Cake Walk in Paris

On my trip to Paris last month, I created a plan to bike throughout the city in search of the most delicious chocolate cakes, outstanding fruit tarts, contemporary takes on classic pastries, and other assorted sumptuous sweets.       … Continue reading

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Summertime, When the Sweet Treats Are Easy

Hello summer!  Where could you possibly enjoy the warm months better than right here in San Diego, where the living always is easy, but never more so than during beach season?  The long days and late, slow-fading sunsets are perfect … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen of Ways to Say “I Love You” to Mom

As a mother, I think the most precious gifts children can offer on Mother’s Day, which this year is May 12, is to say “I love you, Mom” and “Thanks for all you do, and for loving me.” There are … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Evening at the NAT with Karen Krasne

Extraordinary Desserts Lecture, Reception & Book Signing with Karen Krasne at the NAT Please join me for an extraordinary evening at the San Diego Natural History Museum on Wednesday, January 30th.  In honor of the museum’s limited-time Chocolate Exhibition, I … Continue reading

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‘Tis An Extraordinary Season!

When the days shorten and the weather turns cool, I see and feel the arrival of the holidays, and inevitably get in the mood to make everything festive, merry and bright. More than any other time of year, the season … Continue reading

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I love Paris!

I love Paris.  It’s a place where the most delicious and decadent things in life are celebrated: love, fashion, art, flowers, champagne, food, and, of course, pastry.  As home to the finest pastry chefs in the world, Paris offers desserts … Continue reading

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