Category Archives: Desserts

Chocolate Pecan Pie – Easy Thanksgiving Recipe

It’s funny how often I’m asked to bring dessert to holiday dinners and parties. The truth is, I’m not actually much of a baker. Making dessert is a lot of pressure–it has to be delicious and beautiful and above all, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chickpea Muffins (for Breakfast!)

This post was sponsored by S&W Beans. All opinions expressed in my post are my own. I love garbanzo beans. Or chickpeas. Whatever you call them, I love them in soups, stews, mashed and formed into patties and fried, in … Continue reading

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Honey Cake for Rosh Hashanah

Recipe Update: This Rosh Hashanah honey cake (originally published 9/20/11) is one of the most popular recipes (the most popular recipe?) here on Two Lazy Gourmets. I myself am getting ready to bake multiple batches up for friends and neighbors … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Pecan Tartlets with Date Caramel

I decided to make these delicious and adorable Gluten-Free Pecan Tartlets for #RecipeMakeover because they are practically health food. No, seriously. They’re not only gluten free, but also dairy free, refined sugar free, and packed with healthy pecans. The chopped … Continue reading

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Homemade Quince Jelly (Super Simple Recipe!)

I’ve always gotten a kick out of “finding” food and turning it into something delicious like quince jelly. At my first sleep-away camp at age 7, my buddies and I plucked huckleberries from vines alongside a hiking trail. We proundly … Continue reading

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Camp Cooking: Magic Layer Pie

It’s officially camping season and all around me, throngs of outdoor adventurers are readying their camping gear and pondering whether to head for the mountains or the desert, the coast or the woods. Me? I’m already planning the menu. Don’t … Continue reading

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Maple-Glazed Bacon Beignets

On the heels of my earlier success with homemade sufganiyot and a recent taste of Applewood-Smoked Bacon Beignets with Maple Crème Fraiche at Melissa Perillo’s San Francisco restaurant, Frances, I’ve been obsessing about fried balls of dough. As foodie obsessions … Continue reading

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Thai Black Rice Pudding with Coconut Milk

Rice pudding and coconut are both divisive food items, often inviting extreme reactions from supporters as well as loathers. As for me, I love both. And the sticky, sweet, faintly salty black rice coconut pudding that’s served in Southeast Asian … Continue reading

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Dessert Crepes with Sweet Ricotta Cream and Strawberries

If you’ve been reading Two Lazy Gourmets for a while you might have noticed that I LOVE TO MAKE CREPES! (Ever since I got a new crepe pan for my birthday, I can’t stop making crepes.) Yes, crepe-making is not … Continue reading

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Sticky Toffee Pudding: An Easy Recipe for an Elegant Christmas Desert

I tasted my first sticky toffee pudding while visiting Edinburgh when I was pregnant with my son. True to the myths about pregnant women, I had cravings. Uncontrollable, intense cravings. For instance, seeing a box of Nilla Wafers in the … Continue reading

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