There’s no excuse for this Butterfinger Pie. Or should I say Butterfinger Cheesecake?. It’s just plain over-the-top DECADENT.
Yeah, it should be illegal. No card-carrying foodie would get within a mile of … [Read More...]
I began this exploration with a question. “What is the difference between sticky and regular gingerbread?” Put another way, “What makes sticky gingerbread, well, sticky?”
A couple of rounds of baking later, I had identified the differences. Namely, sticky … [Read More...]
I adore Hot Chocolate, as distinct from Hot Cocoa or Drinking Chocolate. Definitions abound, but here are my working guidelines:
Hot Cocoa: Made with unsweetened cocoa powder and milk. Usually low in fat.
Hot Chocolate: Made with a combination of bar chocolate and … [Read More...]
Okay, I know there are a zillion recipes for homemade marshmallows on the web, each claiming to be the lightest, fluffiest, springiest, tastiest, BEST marshmallows in the entire universe. But I’m giving you a marshmallow post this holiday season anyway, because:
I … [Read More...]
I am very fortunate that the newest member of our family, Christopher Weaver, LOVES cheesecake. Because I love to create endless variations, and can’t abide all those calories hanging out in the fridge taunting me.
Chris is a workout machine, so he doesn’t worry … [Read More...]
With New Year’s parties coming up, it’s time to corral all your favorite appetizer recipes and decide which ones will make the cut this year. (OK, yes, I know I am terribly late with this post. Mea culpa! But this is an easy appetizer and your last minute efforts will … [Read More...]
Christmas is the season of giving, and no gift is more welcome than something personal from your own kitchen. Pack your creation in a pretty holiday tin, canister, or gift jar, and you’re ready to make merry. The following are some of my favorite holiday treats, all … [Read More...]
Have you ever had a dish haunt you for years and years? Or perhaps one particular component of a dish? Have you tried repeatedly to reproduce that dish and failed miserably every time? Have you feigned innocence with one after another server to see if you could wheedle … [Read More...]