Category Archives: Desserts

Candied Citrus Peel

Serve as a sweet finish to a meal.  Dip into melted semisweet chocolate, let set, then pack as a gift.  Or finely chop and stir into muffin batter or scone dough. Prep Time 20 minutes Total Time 45 minutes, plus … Continue reading

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Spiced Fresh Orange and Honey Sorbet

If you’re stopping at a Greek market for ingredients, grab some butter cookies.  You could also serve with biscotti with nuts, which would be equally good! Makes about 4 cups Recipe by Michael Psilakis Ingredients: 3 cups water 1 cup … Continue reading

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Tropical Blend Popsicles

By Yael Tenenbaum Popsicles are a great treat for kids and are super easy to make.  This is my healthy version.  You can use virtually any fruit.  If you kids like a thicker consistency use Greek yogurt, for a thinner … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ice Cream- Vegan and Non-Vegan Versions

Note from Spago executive pastry chef Sherry Yard:  Adjust the sugar to the sweetness of the berries used.  Yael says: “This is one of my favorite recipes!  I have made it for years, and it is always amazing. You can … Continue reading

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Strawberry-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Prep Time 30 minutes, Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes Yield  6 Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled) 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature … Continue reading

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Frozen Yogurt Sandwiches With Strawberries & Chocolate Cookies

Yael says, “This is an easy recipe because you can use store-bought non-fat frozen yogurt. Add ½ cup of your favorite fruit into vanilla frozen yogurt, and it will make it a healthier snack.  See below for a tip to dip … Continue reading

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Mixed Berry Popsicle

Popsicles are a great treat for kids and  super easy to make.  This version is a healthy one. You can use virtually any fruit.  My kids love strawberry and banana blended with Greek yogurt.  If you kids like a thicker consistency … Continue reading

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Citrus Salad with Ginger Yogurt

Citrus Salad with Ginger Yogurt Bon Appétit  | December 2004 Yield: Makes 6 servings Ingredients 1 pink grapefruit, peeled 2 large tangerines or Minneolas, peeled 3 navel oranges 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 … Continue reading

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Tangerine Semifreddo with Salted Almond Brittle

Tangerine Semifreddo with Salted Almond Brittle Bon Appétit  | March 2009 by Joanne Weir Yield: Makes 8 servings Today’s new comfort dessert is anything that combines salty and sweet. The Creamsicle-like semifreddo is delicious with the salty, nutty brittle. Keep … Continue reading

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Tangerine Bavarian

Tangerine Bavarian Gourmet  | December 2007 Courtsey of Paul Grimes Yield: Makes 8 servings Active time: 25 min Total time: 4 1/2 hr (includes chilling) Of all the citrus fruits (conveniently in season right now), tangerine has perhaps the most … Continue reading

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