Valentines Banana Caramel Cream Dessert

A few weeks ago I was laying in bed late at night, dreaming up the creation I have for you today.  Mind you, it’s nothing all that ground breaking… but it sure is delicious!  A layer of rich pastry cream, fresh bananas, whipped cream, caramel sauce, and a graham cracker crust.  Each element is pretty tasty on it’s own, […]

Valentines Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse

Today’s recipe is pretty, pink, and delicious!  If you like cheesecake (even a little), you are likely going to love this!  This Valentines Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse is light and fluffy, sweet (but not overwhelming), and has a deliciously light cream cheese flavor. Contrary to other recipes I am adding fresh fruit puree to the mixture, (instead of […]

Christmas Chocolate Roll with Fresh Cherries

“Silent night! Holy night! All is calm, all is bright round yon Virgin Mother and Child, Holy infant so tender and mild, sleep in Heavenly peace! sleep in Heavenly peace!”   This is a chocolate roll that you will get many raves about. Keep this recipe handy because I am afraid you will be asked […]

Classic Creme Brulee

Crème Brûlée is one of those classic French dessert recipes that chefs seem to insist on “enhancing”: adding bits of fruit, nuts or – worse still – oatmeal! I suppose their reasoning is that nobody could possibly be interested in such a simple dessert in these complex foodie days. Well, they are wrong. Crème Brûlée is […]