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Orange Curd Macarons

by angelika on August 6, 2012

I am a big lover of all things orange. I just love the fresh smell of citrus, in food and fragrance. Have you ever smelled the natural cleaner citra solv? I feel like I clean my house just so it can smell that nice fresh orange smell. When I first discovered lemon curd, which I’ll admit was later in life, […]


Mint Chocolate Macarons

by angelika on August 2, 2012

When I was knee deep in a rainbow of macarons, I was having the hardest time coming up with a filling for the green. It was Stephen (formerly knows as Mr. Fabulous) who gave me this look like I was crazy as I spouted off my ideas, and said, “why not mint chocolate?” Well duh. Why hadn’t […]


Lavender Macarons

by angelika on July 29, 2012

I made a rainbow of macarons for our rainbow party, and of all the flavors the lavender was by far my favorite. I’ve never cooked with lavender before, even though I grow it all over my yard. I went out and bought culinary lavender, not being sure what the difference was, and not wanting to […]


Pumpkin Pie Macarons

by angelika on October 5, 2011

It’s Autumn. My favorite of all the seasons. I said it last year, and I will say it again. Everything good happens in the fall. The apples were cleared from our orchard last weekend, picked up by a local company to become cider and pie. We are also having out first rain of the season. […]


Vanilla Macarons with Chocolate Ganache

by angelika on March 5, 2011

When it comes to decadent luxury desserts, sometimes the very best combination is the classic combination. Is there anything more pure than vanilla and chocolate? One of the very first macarons I made successfully was a vanilla macaron. I think that the lack of extras like nuts or cocoa powder makes these a bit more […]

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Chocolate Macarons with Salted Vanilla Caramel

by angelika on February 21, 2011

I think we’ve had enough of healthy recipes for the time being. I had some friends come for the weekend, so of course I whipped up a batch of my most favorite little treat. I was going to go with my old standby of Pistachio Macarons with Lemon Curd, but when I put out feelers to […]


Cinnamon Dulce Macarons

by angelika on December 19, 2010

The Cinnamon Dulce Maracon was a little experiment of mine that turned out fabulously! After a night where Baby Girl slept fitfully, (damn teeth!), I found myself in the Starbucks drive through on my way to work, and I ordered a cinnamon dolce latte. As I drank it, and started to come to, I had the idea that […]


Pistachio Macarons with Lemon Curd

by angelika on December 5, 2010

The French Macaron is, without a doubt, my very favorite treat on the planet. I have only been to Paris a few times, but each time I have flocked back to Laduree as if I were a homing pigeon, programmed on some deep and unavoidable culinary bliss expedition. My father was in Paris a few years […]