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Category: Desserts

A pile of Triple Ginger Cookies

Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies

If you love ginger and you are not afraid of a little spice, this cookie recipe is for you! It is a triple threat…fresh ginger, powdered ginger and crystalized ginger make these Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies the perfect sweet and spicy treat. I love them with a cappuccino in the

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Pumpkin Bread with Pecan Crumble

Pumpkin Bread with Pecan Crumble Topping

Another pumpkin bread recipe? YES!! My husband and son kept asking when I would be making it, so I figured that it was the right time of year to dig in. This Pumpkin Bread with Pecan Crumble Topping is moist and light and point of fact, crumble topping greatly improves

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Cornmeal Cake with Pinenuts

Polenta Cake with Plum Compote

Sometimes you just need a little cake. This Polenta Cake with Pinenuts is perfect on its own with a nice hot cup of coffee but I had made a Plum Compote the previous day and needed something to put it on so this is the pairing I came up with.

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Summer Plum Galette

Summer Plum Galette

I don’t know what it is about this Summer Plum Galette but I have made it 6 or 7 times in the past two months. What is the allure of a galette? Maybe because it is fairly quick for a fruit tart. In addition to being quick, there are not

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Free-Form Mixed Berry Tart on wood cutting board

Easy Free-Form Mixed Berry Tart

This is an easy Free-Form Mixed Berry Tart that you will want to make over and over again. Why is this tart so easy? The crust can be prepared in the morning or even a couple days ahead of time. Rather than using a tart pan, the dough gets rolled

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Summer Plum and Almond Tart Close up

Summer Plum and Almond Tart

This Summer Plum and Almond Tart reminds me of a pastry you would find in a cafe in Florence or Rome – that is to say it is slightly sweet and perfect with a strong cup of espresso. I discovered this Plum Tart last year towards the end of summer and

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My Banana Bread

My Banana Bread

Everyone and their grandmother has a banana bread recipe that they love… My Banana Bread happens to be my favorite banana bread but it is constantly evolving. The original recipe came from “How to Cook Everything” by Mark Bittman which is one of my favorite cookbooks. One of my favorite

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