Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Dessert Day...or Week

Happy Dessert Day/Week...what I would like to call the week of Valentine's Day.

This is a week when diets should be put to the side and chocolate and chocolate-covered fruits embraced.

Treat yo' self!

Stuff yo' face!

It's for love!
So make a dessert for someone you love and share that warm, sweet feeling that desserts give us. Or just make something tasty for you!

Whether you're going out for Valentine's Day or staying in, a dessert can be the cherry on top of the sundae of your V-day.

Here are my top 5 recommendations for sweets for you and your sweetie (or just you) depending on the mood you're in:

For the gourmet who doesn't want to be in the kitchen for long:
Goat Cheese Custards with Red Wine Syrup
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For someone who can't get enough of the salty/sweet combo:
Apple Tart with Salted Caramel by Smitten Kitchen

For the classic chocolate lover:
Baked Chocolate Pudding
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For the adventurous eater who wants to try something new:
Banoffee Pie
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For those who like to eat their dessert for breakfast:
Blueberry Buttermilk Bundt Cake
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(Click on the recipe name or photo to go to the post page and click on "recipe card" to go straight to the recipe.)

Enjoy your Dessert Day/Week and enjoy love!

And thanks to my love Jason for drawing the illustration at the top of the page. See more of his work here.

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