bourbon milk punch

Bourbon Milk Punch

Bourbon milk punch is an awesome dessert cocktail made with milk, cream, vanilla extract, sugar, nutmeg and, yes, Bourbon. It may look like a winter drink but it’s actually great any time of the year. This post was originally published...
mini chocolate bites

Mini Chocolate Bites

These mini chocolate bites consist of little chocolate cupcakes that are topped with a fluffy but firm whipped cream chocolate mousse. The mousse frosting contrasts well with the cupcakes and together they make a wonderful bite-size dessert that’s full of...
caramel almond cake

Caramel Almond Cake

This delicious caramel almond cake is moist, has a wonderful texture, just a hint of almond flavor and is frosted with a pillowy buttercream that is flavored with caramel sauce. It makes a perfect birthday cake. This post was originally published on...
star anise cranberry sauce

Star Anise Cranberry Sauce

This star anise cranberry sauce is a new twist on the traditional Thanksgiving classic. The unmistakable licorice-like anise flavor works great in the sweet, sour and fruity sauce and the recipe couldn’t be any simpler to make: just simmer fresh...
chicken andouille gumbo

Chicken Andouille Gumbo

This delicious chicken Andouille gumbo is full of great flavors all the way from spicy to smoky. As a bonus, this recipe doesn’t require much work because rather than stirring for hours at the stovetop, the roux is baked in...
cardamom meringue cookies

Cardamom Meringue Cookies

These cardamom meringue cookies are light, crunchy, sweet, citrusy and minty all in one bite. The touch of ground cardamom adds a new and delicious twist to the classic. This post was originally published on Aug. 18, 2015. How to...
stir fry sauce

Stir Fry Sauce

The only from-scratch stir fry sauce recipe you need! A simple mix of sake, soy sauce and corn starch flavored with fresh ginger, garlic, sesame and red pepper flakes. Works great with chicken, beef, shrimp, tofu, vegetables, you name it....