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While I call these Bubbly Champagne Macarons, I really mean Martinelli’s Macarons.  We always have bottles of Martinelli’s leftover as we are non-drinkers, and one kid likes the Peach Martinelli’s and one likes the Apple, and still another likes another flavor.  So, any flavor will work for this recipe.  It’s good to make these after […]

Bubbly (Champagne) Macarons

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If you were to pick a favorite pie, what would it be? Huckleberry never usually makes the top 10 for holidays, but I promise this Huckleberry Pie Macarons will leave you speachless. The sweet jam filling with the delicious pie crumble is a knock out combo. I used to shy away from using jam fillings, […]

Huckleberry Pie Macarons

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Red is for hot, hot summer.  Red is part of the Red, White and Blue for the Olympics.  Red is for summer fruit of cherries, strawberries, raspberries.  And red is the color of one of our favorite macarons: Baklava.  We chose red initially because we thought, Christmas, and then, Christmas in July, but hey! it’s […]

SweetMacShop’s Red Baklava Macs

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We have always loved our Bosch, and I know this may be surprising, knowing we have KitchenAids in every color of the rainbow. But the Bosch in our kitchen puts the muscle in our kitchen work. Making breads and all of our smash cookies and so much more.  So it was on one of those […]

How to make French Macarons in a Bosch

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Strawberry Milkshake Macarons I always know summer is on its way when the man stands on the corner selling his boxes of strawberries.  They also show up in the markets about that time, and oh my–what a fresh taste of summer a strawberry is: red and rosy and pink inside with a fresh burst of […]

Strawberry Milkshake Macarons

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Have you ever met a lemon bar you didn’t like? Have you ever met a Lemon Macaron you didn’t like? See where I am going with this? Now, imagine your favorite lemon bar tucked into the perfect macaron shell.  Now we are talking.  This recipe was a hard fast favorite from day one.  Maybe it’s […]

Lemon Bar Macarons

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German chocolate macarons definitively live up to their name with coconut, chocolate and pecan flavors all working together to bring forward a rich taste in a macaron.  Just like the famous cake from which this springs, there are several parts to this recipe, so stay with us.  Adding the pecan crunch is completely up to […]

German Chocolate Macarons

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Once is all it took. I saw them, made them, ate them and I thought, “I can Mac That.” We saw Tony Caputo’s Market Dark Chocolate Chip cookie recipe on Female Foodie,  a terrific site authored by Brooke Eliason and her team, and we were hooked. We let those sweet dough balls sit in the […]

Caputo’s Chocolate Chip Macarons

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Watermelon Wildberry Mint-Lime Macarons. Say that three times fast! It is amazing all the flavors you can squeeze into a tiny two-inch macaron. but you know what they say: “Go big, or go home!” (At least I think they say that.) This flavor came about when my friend Karen mentioned that her son had one […]

Watermelon Berry Mint-Lime 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