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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 16th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

The ultimate fall comfort food




We're deep into fall, which means it's time to embrace autumnal ingredients. I've shared sweet potato and apple recipes, and now it's time to highlight pumpkin. I love pumpkin-based dishes, both sweet and savory.

When I created this recipe, I wanted a bread pudding made

Apple Parfait- A Healthy Apple Dessert

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 11th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A moderately healthy dessert that lets the apples shine




Continuing with my sad theme of no new recipes this week, I have another apple recipe from the archives. This is newer than Tuesday's Caramelized Apples but comes from the same category of "What do I do with all

Irresistible Caramel Sauce

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 11th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A simple caramel sauce perfect for ice cream, cake, and more!




I'm a fan of caramel almost all of the time, especially if it's paired with something that has a hint of salt. However, I find that I'm more prone to think of caramel in the fall. Is it

Ice Cream Truffles

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 26th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A bite-sized taste of chilly sweetness




This recipe started like many of mine do: I had a gathering to attend and wanted to bring a dessert. Being the middle of summer, I wanted a dessert that would be fairly light and cooling on a steamy, summer night. I had

Triple Chocolate Truffles

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 24th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

A decadent treat, perfect for your favorite chocoholic


There are a few things to know about this recipe:

  1. Truffles aren't as difficult to make as you may imagine.

  2. However, it can be a fairly messy process.

  3. This recipes makes two dozen truffles.

  4. This recipe is enough to share with

Bourbon & Vanilla Peaches

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 19th, 2018| Appetizers, Desserts, Recipes, Tapas Monday

Bourbon & peaches- a new classic combination




We spent a weekend in Melbourne, Florida, in June to celebrate my brother's birthday. Arriving on Friday afternoon, they suggested we meet them at Downtown Produce to finish party shopping and do a wine tasting. Wine + family time = YES!

While

Sweet Strawberry Biscotti

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 28th, 2018| Breakfast Dishes, Desserts, Recipes

Delivering the flavor of summer all year long.




These biscotti are different than many of my other variations; there is no glaze on them. When I was first tinkering with the idea of this recipe, I wanted to be sure that it produced a sweet treat. I knew that

Strawberry Soufflé

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 26th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

Soufflé- there's no need to be scared of making it


I don't make soufflés all that often, but when I do, I often think of the fear this dish causes. They're difficult to master, they require so much work, they deflate as soon as you take them out of

Berry & White Chocolate Scones

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 14th, 2018| Breads, Breakfast Dishes, Desserts, Recipes

Yum! What more can I say?




Yes, these scones have a blue tint to them. If that bothers you, so be it. See, these scones are made with real blueberries, and sometimes they burst when mixing the batter. I'd far rather have a lot of blueberries in my scones,

Cinnamon Cereal Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 24th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

Instead of a bowlful of cereal, why not have a cookie-ful?


I enjoy most food documentaries. When I discovered that there was a new season of Chef's Table, I eagerly watched the first episode. I was delighted to see that Christina Tosi was the subject of this show. Although

Soft Sugar Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 22nd, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

Cookies + frosting = happiness




When sugar cookies come to mind, they typically are the crunchy sort that you shape with cookies cutters, right? However, once you make these soft sugar cookies, you may move your cookie cutters to deep storage and think only of these. What can I

Coconut Macadamia White Chocolate Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 17th, 2018| Desserts, Recipes

All sorts of yumminess in one handheld package.




Although I sometimes write about personal things in my recipes, I keep most of the focus on the food: how I thought of the idea, hints on making it, lessons learned. Today, I'm going to take a paragraph or three and