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Easy Fudge

You say “fudge” and I immediately smell the salty air that wafts up from the shores of the Atlantic. Although fudge is a traditional gift toted around in tins...

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Coffee-and-Espresso Layered Cheesecake

Last week was my sister’s birthday, and she spent it living it up out in Chicago, so this was a somewhat belated celebration. Last year for her birthday she...

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Three Cheese Beer Bread

As soon as I saw this bread, I was completely and hopelessly in love. There was no turning back. I couldn’t get it out of my head and plotted...

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Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Brownies

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention, and that’s exactly how these brownies were born. I NEEDED dessert. What I didn’t want was to go to...

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Pigu (Italian Gougeres)

It wasn’t until I broke one of these open for the purpose of my photographs that I realized what the perfect description for them is: Italian Gougères. Well, maybe...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte

Many of you know that until recently I suffered from a number of food allergies, one of which was peanuts. As a result, the most tempting dessert featured in...

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Banana Cream Pie and Tips on Pie Crust

If I were given this recipe and told that I had to come up with my own name for the pie, it would be Bananas Foster Cream Pie. With...

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