Archive for October, 2010

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Autumn Palette: The Fall Dessert Menu

I managed to remember my camera tonight at work, and we also had the rare occasion of a slower night, which created a few opportunities to snap photos before the plates left the window. When I was brainstorming the dessert menu for this time of year, I was inspired mostly by the

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High Altitude Rocky Mountain Apple Spice Layer Cake with Caramel Whiskey Frosting

Last week I did a dessert special at the restaurant featuring this moist lightly spiced apple cake. Cubes of warmed cake were served on top of a spiced caramel (star anise, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, and peppercorns, to be exact) and then covered in a luscious scoop of pumpkin ice cream.  I

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