Desserts

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I dare you to eat just one! By Kathy Marcks Hardesty I love just about anything made with dark chocolate, and the more chocolate in it the better! When I found this super easy recipe for these cookies from Whole…

Is your apple pie the best ever?

The Avila Beach Apple Pie contest takes place this Sunday, but you still have time to register! I know it’s almost here, the apple pie competition takes place this coming Sunday, September 20th, but that’s more than enough time to…

Maegen Loring’s easy dessert recipe

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Here’s an excellent recipe from the popular Park Restaurant in San Luis Obispo which was owned and managed by chef Maegen and Jeff Loring in 2008. Although the Lorings had to close “The Park,” she’s still very active in the food and…

Pastry chef Benjie Puga’s recipe for Blueberry, Ricotta, Cornbread Pudding with Pine Nut Brittle

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This dessert by chef Benjie Puga will be available on Lido’s Easter menu in 2012. Although he’s no longer there, he’s still creating his amazing desserts at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado. www.devilsthumbranch.com   Pastry Chef Benjie Puga’s blueberry, ricotta,…

Easy Recipe Sunday

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These easy recipes from two excellent Central Coast chefs are sure to impress your guests. Chef Chris Kobayashi of Artisan Artisan’s  Mussels (serves 2 as an appetizer or 1 as an entrée) 16 oz. mussels, cleaned and debearded 2 cloves…