Everyone has an opinion about fruitcake. I’m in the “don’t care for it” camp. My version of fruitcake is not too sweet and not too fruity. I make this every year. “Better Than Fruitcake” Holiday Cake AKA Almond Cake with Rum, Currants and Chocolate For this recipe you’ll need 1/2 cup dried currants 1/2 cup […]
These brownies are basically amazing. Plan ahead because you really do need to let them cool for a few hours before cutting them into squares. This is my go-to recipe when I need to bring a dessert somewhere new. Brownies are easy to serve and eat, and everyone loves them. They let people know what […]
This is a long, long list. I always offer to bring dessert to a party and I’ve gathered a collection of praise-worthy recipes. Like the main course, I think dessert is a place where you can go completely crazy. The key is to use great ingredients (no low fat substitutions please) and to make sure […]
These cookies are not for the kiddies. They are chocolaty, boozy and yummy. The recipe is here.
This year these are my favorite cookie. They are super crunchy and are packed with dried fruit, chocolate and nuts. A sprinkling of salt on the top adds just the right amount of saltiness. You might think they are healthy (with all that oatmeal and fruit) until you see how much butter is used! The […]
I’m drooling just thinking about these cookies. They are super crunchy, a little salty and stuffed with chocolate, fruit and nuts. For Christmas I use a small cookie scoop (about 1 teaspoon) but the rest of the year I use a larger (1 tablespoon) scoop. This recipe makes about 100 small cookies. For this recipe […]
This nostalgic ice cream is chocolaty and minty, with huge chunks of marshmallow. It’s exactly the kind dessert I want during the holidays. The recipe is here. Enjoy!
This ice cream is awesome! I hate to brag but I think it’s my best ice cream recipe yet. The chocolate is really rich, the peppermint has punch and the marshmallows are big and chewy. A garnish of crushed peppermints adds an extra little crunch. 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup whole milk 2 ounces […]