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Graduation Dessert: Blue Velvet Macarons

This past weekend, we celebrated Tori’s graduation from Penn State. On Saturday night after graduation, we had a celebratory dinner with a few other families. I, of course, was in charge of dessert. We knew we needed at least one Penn State themed dessert and so when Tori suggested blue and white macarons, I knew that… Continue reading Graduation Dessert: Blue Velvet Macarons

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Kentucky Derby Dessert: Derby Pie Macarons

I have to admit that I’ve never really celebrated the Kentucky Derby, mostly because the first weekend in May is typically reserved for Cinco de Mayo festivities. I decided to change that this year though. The more I researched Kentucky Derby parties, the more I realized that I have been missing out. One of the… Continue reading Kentucky Derby Dessert: Derby Pie Macarons

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French Macarons: The Basics

Over the last few years, french macarons have become a common place dessert in bakeries across the country. Many of these bakeries even fly macarons from French bakeries over here to the U.S. to sell. I first encountered macarons while studying abroad in Paris. While, I didn’t get a chance to try them, I was… Continue reading French Macarons: The Basics