About Mindy Segal | Kate Leahy

Mindy Segal | Kate Leahy

Mindy Segal is the proprietor of Chicago’s popular HotChocolate Restaurant and Dessert Bar, where she specializes in contemporary American cuisine, putting a modern twist on traditional classics. The James Beard Foundation nominated her for Outstanding Pastry Chef in the country five years in a row, and she’s been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Food & Wine, as well as made appearances on TODAY and the Food Network. Kate Leahy is a freelance writer and recipe developer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She co-authored SPQR, The Preservation Kitchen, and A16 Food + Wine, the 2009 IACP Cookbook of the Year. @mindysegal @kateleahycooks

A pot of raspberry jam with framboise being added to it.

Raspberry Jam With Framboise

No, making homemade jam doesn’t need to be a big production. Not with the right recipe, anyways. This small batch raspberry preserves shows you how simple it can be.

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Eight homemade Milano cookies in a metal loaf tin.

Homemade Milano Cookies

Forget Pepperidge Farm. Where’s the satisfaction in just ripping the bag open? Where’s the longing that comes with anticipation? Right here with these homemade Milanos.

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Hot Fudge Sauce

Hot Fudge Sauce

Chocolate, cream, sugar, and butter. If ever there was a magnificent melding of ingredients, this is it.

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