Category: Dessert

Apple Banana Bread with Peanut Butter Swirl

During one of our afternoons in New York City, Martin and I visited the Morgan Library with my cousin and her 16-week-old daughter. On display was a new exhibit of Ernest Hemingway’s letters and...

Lemon Blackberry Panna Cotta – Vegan!

  Oh my. I have a treat for you!  Panna cotta is a traditional Italian dessert typically made with heavy cream, sugar, and gelatin, which makes it not even vegetarian. I love the custard...

Fire Hot Shortbread

  January 8, 1999 is a date I remember well. I woke up to the smell of smoke and panicking voices. My home was on fire.  I had just finished my third semester of...

Adventures with Chocolate

Peanut Butter and Chocolate No Bake Cookies I’ll admit it: I have a pretty insatiable sweet tooth, especially when it comes to chocolate. I like to have at least a little piece of chocolate...

Peanut Butter and Chocolate No Bake Cookies

  Growing up, I loved my mom’s no bake cookies. They consisted mainly of chocolate, oatmeal, and coconut. Delicious. My husband is not a big fan of coconut, so I rarely make them anymore....

Chocolate Vanilla Birthday Cake

  This week, both my husband and I celebrated our birthdays. For four days, he and I are the same age…until his birthday rolls around. This means that we often celebrate our birthdays together. ...

Dark Chocolate Rhubarb Pudding

  First of all – I always knew that Ben Bars were delicious, but maybe not the extent of their fabulousness until last week’s post. Thank you to everyone who shared stories and thoughts...

Ben Bars

  Well, it’s about time I shared this recipe with you – plus it is fitting to share it on Father’s Day.  Ben Bars are so much more than just a simple dessert. I...

Cheer Up Brownies

Ugh. This morning I woke up and saw this out my window…     I am not impressed. While it isn’t uncommon for us to get snow in April, I was really hoping that...