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Lemon and basil you say? How about basil and lemon? Either way you spin it, these Lemon Basil macs are just about the best combination of sweet and savory you every did meet.  It all started in my garden, well, the lemon technically started as a bush somewhere, but it didn’t meet basil until that […]

Lemon Basil Macarons

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  Is there anything better than combining two treats into one?  I’d say not! These ding-dong macarons are the perfect mix between the classic Ding Dong that you got as a kid and the smooth crunch of a macaron. In order to make these beautiful chocolate shells, there are a modifications from our original shell […]

Ding Dong Macarons

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Want to make a fun, flavorful filling? What’s in a filling anyways? Well, for starters, a heck of a lot of flavor.  With every flavor I create I try to find a unconventional way of executing the brilliance.  These colorful candy-filled macs are pretty much perfect for any pre-teen, teen, kiddo or Mom’s Day Out get-together. […]

Skittles Candy Filling

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Are you trying to find that perfect American buttercream recipe for your macarons (or any cookie or cake for that matter?)  You know, the one that’s silky and white and smooth and creamy. YES!  The American buttercream recipes our grandmothers — no great-grandmothers — used for years? Well, look no futher! We often get asked […]

American Buttercream

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If you are a home baker who is turning out baked goods in your home kitchen, one of the things you worry about is how long your treats can stay on the shelf without refrigeration. Cottage laws are the governing laws for home bakers.  It’s more than the list of things you can use, they also have […]

Shelf-stable White Chocolate Ganache Buttercream