On today’s episode of THE FOOD SEEN, pastry chef Stella Parks charmed a sweet tooth constituency in in Lexington, KY, for sweets and scribing on her blog BraveTart. She wasn’t necessarily reinventing dessert, instead fortifying them with plenty of sugar, butter, chocolate … leading her to document the history Chocolate Chips Cookies (which precede Ruth Wakefield’s 1938 “Toll House Chocolate Crunch Cookies”), cakes, pies, doughnuts, snacks (learn how to make your own “Fauxreos”), puddings, and candy bars, all documented in her book project “BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts”. She also runs pastry program for Serious Eats, reconditioning dessert and something to seek, rather than just wait until the end of a meal.

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