The recipe below first appeared in A Baker’s Field Guide to Christmas Cookies. Enjoy! They are perfect when you need a simple cookie for decorating – winter Holidays or any time of year. Habitat: United States Description: Here is a basic recipe for buttery, crisp sugar cookies. While it is simple, it is equally tasty. […]
My favorite way to make all all-butter pie crust is in the food processor. It’s quick, easy and practically guarantees great results.
This gorgeous sparkling red liqueur looks spectacular in a clear bottle; perfect for a host or hostess gift.
This purée of raspberries complements desserts with its fresh taste as well as its gorgeous color.
This tart, ultra-smooth lemon cream is easy to make and adds a puckery addition to tarts, cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts and more.
This recipe was developed when I was experimenting with a new winter squash variety called Bora Bora.
Learn how to make a parchment cone. My choice for piping melted chocolate. Dedewilson.com. Bakepedia.com
Tart cherries and apricots both blend so harmoniously with almond paste I can never decide which to use, so I have used both in this sophisticated, multi-layered bar.
Oatmeal cookies might seem “plain”, but when made with melted butter, as opposed to creamed, they take on a divine chewy texture.
It’s a banana bread, really, but the differences are the chopped peanuts and the golden raisins.
As smooth as honey, deliciously custardy, extremely chocolate (but not heavy), with a rum and espresso flavor.
This just might be the easiest bread you’ll ever make; the melted butter makes it quick and tender.
A classic commercially prepared ice cream dessert comprised of vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two thin, somewhat soft (some say cake-like) chocolate cookies.
Yes, the title is a mouthful and so are these! Can’t decide whether you’re in the mood for a Blondie or a Brownie? Why not layer both in one pan? That is the conclusion I came to, which led to this rich, dense, chocolate and nut filled creation. The bottom layer is a fudgy chocolate […]
While I like dried figs, I adore fresh ones. Just look at the photo! And they taste as luscious as they look. They should be plump and heavy for their size, which will indicate moistness and freshness. They are naturally quite sweet and their almost sticky texture is sensual and luxurious. This dish takes only […]
This white cake has coconut milk in the batter, coconut shavings all over the outside and a luscious peach filling between every one of its four layers. Plan accordingly, as this cake needs to sit in the refrigerator overnight. The cake was part of an all-peach article I wrote for the August 2002 issue. I […]
This is serious comfort food. Either pudding is great alone,. But layered in a clear glass makes these quite special. Note that I did use a natural peanut butter for this recipe. You could try it with Skippy or JIF. Let me know how it works if you do! Makes 6 puddings (a version first […]
A crisp sweet shell holds a chewy layer of caramelized, honey-sweetened peanuts, topped with a smooth creamy peanut butter filling and finally crowned with a ganache glaze. This tart keeps very well. NOTE: the tart is in the lower right of the picture. The three items were part of an all-peanut butter dessert article, for […]