Every year when I am at home, my mom and I make holiday cookies and give them as presents to friends and neighbors.
Pralines! New Orleans’s famous candy – or is it a cookie?
Halloween is almost here and what better way to celebrate than with some cute little bat cupcakes?
Homemade fig jam spiced with cinnamon is swirled into creamy ice cream with balsamic glaze.
In this recipe, the basic yeasty donut dough is combined with spiced cooked apples and fried until golden brown and crisp before being dipped in a sticky apple cider glaze.
This recipe includes black peppercorns and cinnamon to give the jam a warmer flavor and a fall twist.
One year my family traveled to a small Greek island, Aegina where we stayed in a small, family-run bed and breakfast on the side of a cliff. Every day after tanning in the warm sun and swimming in the Mediterranean Sea we would walk into town and buy a box of baklava from a local bakery.
The cayenne adds just a hint of zing to these brownies as they are the ideal balance of sweet and spicy.
In this recipe flakey and buttery biscuits are served with macerated strawberries and topped with homemade whipped cream. I add a hint of balsamic to the strawberries and chopped basil for a twist on this classic dessert.
Coconut macaroons are baked until they are crisp on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside. I dip them in chocolate and top them with mini Cadbury eggs for an addicting Easter treat.