bavarian cream

Bavarian Cream

This easy-to-make Bavarian cream is light, airy and delicious and can be flavored with either hazelnut liqueur or served with an intensely fruity raspberry coulis. Both versions make a great dessert that you can easily prepare ahead of time. This...
maple pecan bread pudding

Maple Pecan Bread Pudding

This delicious maple pecan bread pudding is made with challah bread, infused with maple and vanilla flavors and drizzled with maple cream sauce. Because there is no butter in this recipe, the pudding is not greasy at all, instead it’s...
refrigerator pickles

Refrigerator Pickles

These refrigerator pickles are easy to make at home (just 24 hours in the fridge, no canning required). They are crunchy, a bit sweet, a bit spicy, a bit acidic and subtly flavored with cinnamon, clove, pepper, a bay leaf,...
pulled chicken sandwich

Spicy Pulled Chicken

This tangy and spicy pulled chicken is delicious and easy to make. You dry rub boneless, skinless chicken thighs with a mix of Hungarian paprika, ground chipotle and chili powder, then bake the chicken in a low-temperature oven until tender....
chocolate espresso pots de creme

Chocolate Espresso Pots de Creme

These no-bake chocolate espresso pots de creme are topped with espresso-flavored whipped cream and drizzled with a sweet coffee sauce made with coffee liqueur and cream. They are not only delicious but also very easy to make, all components come together quickly on the...
meatball salad

Meatball Salad

This delicious meatball salad is the perfect dinner for a crisp fall evening. It is filling but light at the same time, made with roasted cauliflower, quinoa, fresh parsley and a flavorful homemade ranch dressing that ties all the components...
stovetop apple crisp

Stovetop Apple Crisp

This warm, comforting and healthy stovetop apple crisp takes a total of only 20 minutes to prepare and does not compromise on flavor. You cook the apples in a skillet and sprinkle them with a buttery and crunchy toasted oat,...
bourbon balls

Bourbon Balls

These Bourbon balls are as delicious as they are potent. They are made with a sweet Bourbon buttercream that’s briefly put in the freezer and then rolled in chopped pecans. A drizzle of bittersweet chocolate is optional. This post was...
cheesecake cupcakes

Cheesecake Cupcakes

These easy cheesecake cupcakes strike the perfect balance between sweet and tangy with a lavender caramel sauce swirl and a lemony cream cheese and goat cheese filling. The subtle lavender flavor in these cheesecake cupcakes comes from the caramel sauce that is...
lemon cream puffs

Lemon Cream Puffs

These delicate lemon cream puffs are a great summer dessert with subtle floral and citrus flavors from a coriander-infused whipped cream filling and a light lemon drizzle. Citrus and coriander are a great pairing that I first came across a little while ago in this Coriander Key...
thai chicken curry

Thai Chicken Curry

This delicious coconut Thai chicken curry is bursting with flavor from cumin, coriander and mustard seeds, ground ginger, yellow curry and turmeric powder and lots of vegetables. Red bell pepper, pineapple and lime juice add freshness and chopped peanuts make for...
raspberry custard

Raspberry Custard

Say hello to spring with this creamy and delicious raspberry custard that’s flavored with lime zest and tiny pieces of crystallized ginger. The fresh fruit, the citrus and the sweet spice work together beautifully and also give this easy-to-make dessert...
sesame tofu in a bowl with chopsticks

Sesame Tofu

This dish tastes exactly like the sesame tofu that is served in U.S. Chinese restaurants. Honey, rice vinegar and red pepper flakes make it sweet, sour and spicy; sesame oil and seeds add sesame deliciousness. And the recipe takes no...
mediterranean chicken salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

This mediterranean chicken salad is full of delicious flavors from a rainbow of vegetables, a drizzle of lemon sumac dressing and tender grilled chicken marinated in a yogurt and homemade ras el hanout spice mix. How to make mediterranean chicken...
chocolate bourbon donuts

Chocolate Bourbon Donuts

These delicious, light, baked chocolate Bourbon donuts are wonderfully moist thanks to a hazelnutty Nutella batter. The glaze is a wonderful espresso chocolate bourbon ganache made with heavy cream, butter, chocolate, vanilla extract, espresso powder and, of course, Bourbon. This...
roasted cauliflower salad on a wooden plate

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This delicious roasted cauliflower salad makes a great side dish, lunch or light summer dinner. It’s drizzled with a nicely sharp and intense lemon Dijon dressing and is served with buttery and smoky tarragon grilled baguette slices on the side....