A sweet & savory fruit topping that tastes like fall.
Fall is in full swing, which means that the local orchards are overflowing with apples. There are so many varieties and so many ways to prepare them that fall becomes this apple-fest for me. I make the obvious dishes,
This really could be a breakfast dish.
Monday featured a dish that embraces fall. Today I have a dish that begs summer to stay for a few more days. I mean, you can eat ice cream all year long, but I primarily treat it as a summer food. Who
Serve it atop a cake or a spoon; it's your choice!
As I worked on my recipe for Margarita Cake with a Kick, I wondered what sort of frosting should be paired with it. I debated some sort of coconut frosting but didn't want to lose
All it's missing is the salted rim.
This cake is not for those who approach tequila warily. There is a half cup of tequila involved in making the cake. Of course, the cake serves anywhere from eight to twelve people, depending on slice size, so at most your slice
This is what indulgence tastes like.
This delightful recipe was the appetizer in our 5-course anniversary dinner back in July. As beef was the entrée, I wanted a different protein to be part of the appetizer. What says special occasion better than lobster? I guess other types of shellfish
A few ingredients, lots of flavor.
When I was creating this recipe, I wanted the stuffed peppers to be part of an afternoon snack menu and, as such, wanted them not to be large, filling dishes. For that reason I chose cubanelles as the pepper for this recipe. They're
Crunchy, sweet, & salty- these biscotti have it all.
As I wrote on Monday, I mostly eat healthfully. However, I do have a sweet tooth, which I keep under control more often than not. Sometimes, though, I just need to give into the cravings. (Although I do try and
All of the flavors, a lot less mess.
I love summer and all of the local produce that it brings with it. Unfortunately, I've learned that for all of the excitement of my new urban setting, local produce is more difficult to acquire. There is a weekly farmers' market
Chocoholics, be excited. I've found another way to deliver chocolate to you!
A couple tidbits about me:
- I thoroughly enjoy baking.
- I love cooking for others.
- I am not a big fan of chocolate.
All three of those facts play into today’s menu. On a recent Friday morning, I made
Asparagus, meet your new best friends, feta and lemon!
Every year for our anniversary I create a multi-course meal to celebrate the occasion. The only definite part of the menu is dessert, which is wedding cake with fruit filling and buttercream frosting. I shoot for a minimum of five
A little heat, a little sweet
Yes, ketchup is an invaluable condiment. There are many times that it's my preferred choice for dipping or topping. Sometimes, though, you need to mix things up. For example, my coconut crusted sweet potato fries. Dipping these semi-exotic fries in a basic condiment