Grapefruit Posset

A close-up of host Zoe Francois' grapefruit posset.

This grapefruit posset dessert was inspired by a visit to my friend and James Beard winning restaurateur, Christina Nguyen. She joined me for season 3 episode 6 of Zoë Bakes on Magnolia Network to show me how to make Chè, which is a delicious, chilled and colorful dessert soup she ate growing up and now serves at her amazing restaurant, Hai Hai! Everything Christina does is inspiring, so I went home and created this grapefruit Posset along with a ONE INGREDIENT fruit sorbet. Super easy and beautiful!

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Chocolate Icebox Cake with Caramel Cream

A close-up of host Zoe Francois' icebox cake.

I made this chocolate icebox cake with homemade wafer cookies and caramel cream in the middle of summer for season 3 episode 6 of Zoë Bakes! It’s hilarious that it just so happens to be available for streaming today, in the middle of a Minnesota blizzard with dangerous wind chills and after 8 inches of snowfall! Nevertheless it’s a fabulous dessert that I know you’ll love in any weather.

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Nut Recipes

Dairy Free Chocolate Pecan Pie | Nut Recipes

What are the holidays without a nut tray adorning your coffee table or centerpiece? There’s no need to confine walnuts, pistachios, almonds and pecans to the holiday season—I discovered just how often I use these little treasures putting together this list. There are so many ways to use the earthy flavor and texture of nuts in baking in my favorite nut recipes.

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