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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Fresh strawberries and lots of chocolate. What could be better? Learn how to make these simple little sweethearts here in the Ginger and Baker Teaching Kitchen! Chocolate Covered Strawberries 1 cup bittersweet chocolate chips1 cup milk chocolate chips1 cup white chocolate chips2 pounds ripe strawberries,…

Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

This recipe is for die-hard chocoholics… so simple, it’s really hard to believe it only has two ingredients: chocolate and water! You may have heard water and chocolate don’t mix, but this formula not only works, it delivers a powerful chocolate hit without any added…

Passion Fruit Meringue Pie

This tangy delight was created by our Head Baker, Chef Rachel Magaña and is available in our pastry case, or you can give it a try at home! Passionfruit Meringue Pie 1 9-inch fully baked pie crust ½ tsp. powdered gelatin 1/3 cup water1 ½…

Ginger and Baker Chicken Pot Pie

This belly-warming combination of roast chicken, creamy béchamel, veggies and fresh herbs within a flaky crust has been a mainstay in the Café ever since we opened. Really, is there anything more delicious than a bubbling pot pie on a chilly day? And just in…

Beef & Blue Cheese Tart

One of the most popular starters we’ve had on the menu up in The Cache, our Beef & Blue Cheese Tart, makes the most of juicy Colorado beef. A puff pastry shell holds a melt-in-your-mouth combination of seared tenderloin and a rich jalapeno demi-glace. It’s…

Apple Pie Manhattan

Our Café bartender Daniel Amoroso came up with this delicious libation. He even makes our housemade bitters and Apple-Bourbon simple syrup! Apple Pie Manhattan 2 ounces Old Forester Rye1/2 ounce Sweet Vermouth, such as Dolin Rouge1/2 ouncevapple-bourbon simple syrup, recipe below2 dashes bitters Add all…

Classic Candy: Martha Washington Chocolates & Aunt Bill’s

Growing up, the month of December always meant a lot of time in the kitchen. My mom made endless varieties of candies like divinity and Martha Washington Chocolates, peanut brittle and fudge, date loaf and Aunt Bill’s Brown Candy (pronounced “Ain’t Bill’s”) – it’s the most…

Gingerbread Cookies

The Fort Collins Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony is one of our favorite events, it’s a time when the community gets together and Fort Collins feels like a small town again. And the lights! Thousands of strands of sparkling, beautiful white lights from November through February!…

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