Deceptively simple and endlessly versatile, these Bittersweet Chocolate Cakes are the little black dress of desserts. …
Who doesn’t love lava cakes? Warm and flowing, their centers always feel so decadent and satisfying, especially as the molten chocolate mingles with vanilla ice cream. …
Until my romance-writer friend Rebecca mentioned that she was writing a Christmas story featuring a magical fruit cake, the idea of baking this holiday dessert had never, ever occurred to me….
When I was a kid, I used to eat brown sugar by the spoonful….
When the weather turns cooler, nothing beats a generous square of good old fashioned gingerbread. With a dollop of whipped cream and a drizzle hot lemon sauce, the warm spices and earthy molasses richness of this classic American quick bread make it a superb fall treat….
After my daughter Eliza helped me develop a dainty 6-inch Vanilla Raspberry Cheesecake, I decided I needed more cheesecake in my life. Eliza suggested that chocolate cheesecake should be next on our list, and I had to agree with her….
We didn’t go on vacation for Spring Break this year, so my kids made lists of activities to fill our week. As the days went by, we checked off things like going to beach, visiting the Exploratorium, riding our bikes, and watching movies….