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macadamia nut shortbread crusted brownies – sorry forgot final photo

My mother loved these.  Loved loved loved loved.  She kept repeating this mantra “Oh my God I love these, Lisi these are incredible, oh my god I love these, Lisi these are incredible” as she nibbled again and again throughout the night and the next day.  The ground macadamia nuts in the shortbread base is…
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baking tips

chocolate Use the best quality chocolate that you can afford.  I like to use bittersweet chocolate in all recipes that call for dark chocolate as it has more flavor than semi-sweet.  I like Callebaut, Guittard, Scharffen Berger and Valrohna – but fiddle around and see what you like! Use a good quality milk chocolate –…
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baking tip

chocolate Use the best quality chocolate that you can afford.  I like to use bittersweet chocolate in all recipes that call for dark chocolate as it has more flavor than semi-sweet.  I like Callebaut, Guittard, Scharffen Berger and Valrohna – but fiddle around and see what you like! Use a good quality milk chocolate –…
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Wash fruits before you bake with them. Especially when you are using the fruit's zest.

baking tip –

Wash fruits before you bake with them.  Especially when you are using the fruit’s zest.  Try to use only the colored part of the zest – do not dig down with your microplane or grater because the white part – under the skin is very bitter. Pin It

bittersweet decadence cookies

“This is the most amazing cookie I’ve ever had.” “Lisi, you are the best” (obi my favorite comment :)) “The chocolate!” “I’ve never had anything so delicious.” “Lisi – please make these again.” “Mom, where did all the cookies go?” “Oh My God!” “No more cookies???” Do I need to say more?  I mean – seriously no other…
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