Desserts

Apricot-Almond Babka

Every once in a while you need to change things up. Chocolate seems to be the usual filling for babka these days, but instead, let’s take time to appreciate the…

Apple Cider Croissant Doughnuts

Food trends come and go just as quickly as your weekly grocery circular or acid-washed jeans or tube tops (thank goodness). But one I hope will stick around a little…

SWEET HONEY CORN BREAD

I grew up eating corn bread often; it was one of those frugal foods that filled the belly but also tasted like incredible comfort food. It’s such a versatile side…

SPICED PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE

Pumpkin pie and cheesecake lovers, this special dessert is for you! Thick and creamy cheesecake joins the classic spices and flavors of pumpkin pie in this delectable treat that the…

CHOCOLATE-SPICED PUMPKIN BREAD

Spiced pumpkin bread is such a treat during the colder months when pumpkin is in season. The sweet winter squash adds a nice texture and flavor to this easy quick…

Strawberry Scones

The word “scone” originated from the Dutch and means “beautiful bread.” These little wedges of beautifully baked goodness are filled with juicy red strawberries and make a satisfying breakfast bite…

Quinoa Porridge, 3 Ways

Quinoa is a seed with its origins in South America. It is high in fiber, protein, and B vitamins, making it a great choice for breakfast. Prepare a batch of…

Caramel-Popcorn Sundaes

MAKES 8 SUNDAES As a kid, I loved going to baseball games. It should come as no surprise that one of the things I liked best about going to the…

Quadruple-Chocolate Brownie Sundaes

MAKES 8 SUNDAES This is my “death by chocolate” dessert. Every element has chocolate, and I grate a little more over the top. I love the combination of chocolate and…

Maple-Pecan Tart

MAKES 1 (10-INCH) TART Most people make pecan pie, but I prefer a tart. The filling is so rich and intense that I like the smaller bites, and this way…

Chess Pie with Sweet Curry Crust

MAKE 1 (9-INCH) PIE I love the flavors of curry. The warm spices are so aromatic and addictive. One of the interesting things about working with curries is how the…

Applesauce-Apple Pie

MAKES 1 (9-INCH) PIE The best apple pies are sweet and juicy. You have to add thickeners to apple pie filling or once it’s cut the juices soak through the…