Sweets

Pistachio, Carrot and Almond Cake

Pistachio carrot and almond cake is like a carrot cake but even better. It is gluten free and substitutes ground...

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Chocolate Madeleines

Madeleines, either plain or chocolate madeleines, are small shell shaped French buttery sponge cakes. The French eat these petite cakes...

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Chocolate Fudge Sauce

The chocolate fudge sauce at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan is renowned. In any given season, the hotel...

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Bourbon Salted Caramel Cheesecake

I can tell you from personal experience that this Bourbon Salted Caramel Cheesecake with Pralines is not only good but...

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West Coast Brownies

I always gravitate towards brownie recipes with brown sugar and coffee flavors such as my Coffee Rani brownies. These West...

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Coconut Flan

This dairy free coconut flan was a perfect ending to my Chinese lunar new year dinner. Flavor it with rum...

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Lindsey’s Almond Tart

Lindsey's almond tart, attributed to and a specialty of Chez Panisse, is like an oversized almond cookie. It is crunchy...

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Molten Chocolate Cake

Chocolate always says "I love you." A warm chocolate cake says "I love you forever." Share this molten chocolate cake...

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Dark and White Chocolate Terrine with Raspberry Sauce

This layered dark and white chocolate terrine with raspberry sauce is a barely frozen dessert like a semifreddo. It's a...

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Chocolate Strawberry Torte

I usually garnish this dense chocolate torte with handmade chocolate raspberry truffles, but this time I used Louisiana strawberries!

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthy cookies? These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies combine all of my favorite ingredients; oatmeal, brown sugar, peanut butter, chocolate...

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Double Ginger Snap Cookies

These rich ginger snap cookies give you a double hit of ginger; ground ginger and crystallized ginger. Cinnamon, cloves...

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