Lemon Sorbet

Lemon Sorbet

This is the lemon sorbet you’ve been waiting for – tangy, sweet, and oh so lemony.  Yum.  Adapted from The Kitchn, with notes from Serious…

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The Ultimate Cheesecake

The Ultimate Cheesecake

This is the only cheesecake that I will ever make, ever again.  It is tall, smooth, creamy, tangy, and delicious.  For an extra treat, cover…

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Roasted Plum and Ginger Sorbet

Roasted Plum and Ginger Sorbet

This is an intensely flavored dessert that draws out the flavor of summer plums in a spectacular way.  The ginger, which you can add or…

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Nectarine Sorbet

Nectarine Sorbet

This is an ideal recipe if you have extra fruit lying around.  Use very ripe fruit for the best results – more ripe than you…

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Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies

This is a heavenly chocolate recipe – dense, rich brownies paired with a not-as-sweet, creamy cream cheese mix.  The chocolate and the cream cheese balance…

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Vanilla Mascarpone Ice Cream

Vanilla Mascarpone Ice Cream

I made this ice cream without an ice cream maker – the custard base keeps it from forming ice crystals that are too big.  Adapted…

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Coconut Cardamom Panna Cotta

Coconut Cardamom Panna Cotta

I originally made this as a vegan dessert with soy milk, but I’ve adapted it here for regular milk.  Panna cotta is deceptively simple, and…

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White Chocolate, Apricot, and Cashew Biscotti

White Chocolate, Apricot, and Cashew Biscotti

A delicious, nutty and fruity take on the traditional biscotti.  The recipe is a bit time intensive because of the double baking, but the result…

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Light and Fluffy Scones

Light and Fluffy Scones

This recipe produces light and fluffy buttermilk scones – they can be mixed with any sort of dried fruit, or even fresh fruit.  Adapted from…

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Poached Pears in Red Wine

Poached Pears in Red Wine

This is a good recipe for using leftover red wine or ripe pears.  You can experiment with throwing in extra flavorings in addition to (or…

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