Category Archive: Dessert

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

Real Eggnog

I’m not sure I’d ever even had real eggnog before, because this was something else: so think and creamy and amazing. If you can handle the decadence of it (and all the dairy… Continue reading

Candy Cane Meringues

These little beauties are perfect for the holidays because they’re easy to make, you can make them in advance, and they’re so festive and delicious! I found this recipe from The Cilantropist (awesome… Continue reading

Cinnamon Apple Chips

It’s holiday-party time and I wanted at least one thing I made to be relatively healthy. I found this recipe from Munchin with Munchkin on Gojee, and they were perfect! – Slice apples… Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Dip

I saw this recipe for pumpkin pie dip from Shugary Sweets which calls for a bunch of crap, like cool whip, but I thought the concept sounded interesting, and I had leftover pumpkin… Continue reading