• Banana Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

    Banana Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce

    Greetings from the Gulf of Oman! I'm currently on vacation in beautiful Zighy Bay, a remote fishing village on the Musandam Peninsula on the northern tip of Oman. After a 13…

    • 45 Minutes
  • Coconut Macaroons with Pineapple Jam

    Coconut Macaroons with Pineapple Jam

    Today marks the first official day of spring, and New York City is celebrating the change in seasons with a local temperature of a sweltering 44ºF. Forget the spring shower…

    • 70 Minutes
  • Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce

    Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce

    My love affair with churros began at the age of 8, when I visited Disneyland with my best friend, Jenny. I ate six churros that day and didn't share a single bite of the foo…

    • 30 Minutes
  • Homemade Samoas Cookies

    Homemade Samoas Cookies

    Homemade Samoas Girl Scout Cookies. I don't think I've ever typed sweeter words in my life. Move over Pepperoni Pizza Pull-Apart Bread because mama's got a new favorite r…

    • 17 Minutes
  • Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

    Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

    It's not officially February in my mind until I roll out the red velvet desserts. From raspberry red velvet cupcakes to homemade red velvet pudding, nothing says "Valentine…

    • 45 Minutes
  • Nutella Chocolate Football Truffles

    Nutella Chocolate Football Truffles

    Forks and sports are about to collide in what's bound to be a rough-and-tumble Super Bowl XLVII. I'm planning a gourmet game day capped off by a plateful of these Nutella Ch…

    • 3 Minutes
  • Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce

    Easy Homemade Butterscotch Sauce

    I had grand plans today to share what I touted in last week's newsletter as a recipe starring "nutrient-packed leafy greens." Instead, my lack of willpower has resulted in E…

    • 10 Minutes
  • Chocolate Gingerbread Bundt Cake

    Chocolate Gingerbread Bundt Cake

    Gingerbread houses may have met their match last week in the form of Christmas Tree Cupcakes, but with just six days left until ol' Saint Nick monopolizes the nation's cooki…

    • 50 Minutes
  • Christmas Tree Cupcakes

    Christmas Tree Cupcakes

    Gingerbread houses, meet your match. These festive Christmas Tree Cupcakes serve a similar function as part dessert, part decoration for your holiday table. Moist chocolate …

    • 45 Minutes
  • Homemade Holiday Lollipops

    Homemade Holiday Lollipops

    What better gift to give this holiday season than one that can be eaten? Of course the traditional fruitcake has its place among the festivities. And in my opinion, that pla…

    • 17 Minutes

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