Kate Shaffer

Writer & Chef

Kate Shaffer

Kate Shaffer is the author of Desserted: Recipes and Tales from an Island Chocolatier, and owns Black Dinah Chocolatiers, an award-winning confectionery with locations in Westbrook and Blue Hill, Maine.

Before the Pie

Before the Pie

An apple-picking picnic

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Sep 15, 2018

Chocolate is the New Black

Chocolate is the New Black

Shake up your kitchen with two cool-weather entrées that bring out chocolate’s darker, savory side

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Sep 15, 2017

Fade to White

Fade to White

The story of high-end chocolate doesn’t end with the dark stuff

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Mar 15, 2018

Summer Chocolate

Summer Chocolate

What screams summer more than lazy-morning coffee cake and a picnic ice cream sandwich, both with chocolate front and center

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Jun 15, 2017

Discovering Hygge

Discovering Hygge

Scandinavian Comfort at Home

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Dec 15, 2017