Category Archive: Dessert

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Fudge

I wanted to make something delicious to give to all the loves in my life in honor of Valentine’s Day. In telling my mom about this, she gently suggested that I try to… Continue reading

Caramelized Pears

Dinner party dessert! This Southern Living cookbook is really amazing. They have everything divided by season in terms of what’s available (albeit in the south) but it means that when I choose a… Continue reading

Triple F Peppermint Patties

I tried making these 3 times, which is quite a commitment coming from me, but I have such a weakness for York Peppermint Patties, and this recipe had been sitting on my Pinterest… Continue reading

Baked Apple with Almond Egg-White Filling

This was one of those recipes where I pretty much had everything in my kitchen to make it anyway, I just needed apples. And I actually bought 3 different apples to see which… Continue reading

Blueberry Almond Linzer Cookies

Note: Everyone says that you can’t mess around with baking the same way you can mess around with cooking, but I would like to present the following success as evidence that sometimes you… Continue reading

Chocolate Orange Spongecake Roll

Well we weren’t kidding about making a second spongecake, and this one we demolished just as quickly – although the jury is out on which one we liked best. For this one we… Continue reading

Spongecake with Lemon Raisin Sauce

My family has started the wonderful tradition of going to Arizona in December, instead of, say, back to Minnesota! And what a perfect time to celebrate everyone’s birthdays (whether or not they fall… Continue reading

Eggnog Oatmeal Pudding

I was supposed to bring something for our office holiday party, and all I’d said was that I’d bring something with cardamom (I have this pretty cardamom that I’ve barely used!). But when… Continue reading

Ginger-Lime Kombucha with Green Tea Ice Cream Float

Well the name really says it all. The premise was: – People make floats with all kinds of soda – Kombucha is bubbly like soda We had homemade kombucha flavored with ginger and… Continue reading

Brooklyn Snow Cone

This is a take-off of what we used to do all the time when I was a kid in Minneapolis: Make snow cones out of freshly fallen snow! You don’t have as many… Continue reading