THIS CAKE. If there was ever a food so perfect that it could make time stop dead in its tracks, this is it. If you’re still searching for the perfect showstopper of a dessert for Christmas or New Year’s, this is it: two layers of rich, chocolatey cake that’s so good you’ll have a hard time […]
Miniature pumpkin whoopie pies filled with bourbon cream. Yum! This Halloween, go ahead and tell your kids you won’t be sneaking any of their chocolate. You have something better, and it’s for grown-ups only: mini pumpkin whoopie pie with bourbon cream. Because a touch of bourbon is definitely in order if the trick-or-treaters in your […]
This tender spice cake studded with apples and crystallized ginger is perfect on it’s own or layered with lemon yogurt, parfait-style. I really, really wish there was a way to transport smell over the internet because this apple gingerbread cake smells DIVINE. Standing over it and inhaling deeply is almost as good as actually eating […]
Pear and Almond Crumble, seasoned with a pinch a cardamom, is a unique and delicious alternative to apple crisp. With a dollop of yogurt, it’s perfect for breakfast; with vanilla bean ice cream, it makes a wonderful dessert. It’s been years and years since I’ve had a crumble or crisp, but once I got the […]
I was so excited when I opened the mail the other day and saw that my latest shipment of Walkers shortbread included some Stem Ginger cookies. Along with Highlanders, they’re my very favorites! They have a really assertive ginger flavor, and are kind of like the best, butteriest gingersnaps ever. As tempted as I was to just eat them, I decided that I really wanted to make a recipe combining them with pears. The pear-ginger combination is just so perfect for fall.