Flavored with lime juice and zest, these whimsical Cactus Meringues deliver a light, crisp texture with every sweet, addictive bite.
Fruity and moist, these Ginger-Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins include generous quantities of crystallized ginger and chocolate chips for extra flavor and richness.
We’ve been mixing crystallized ginger into all kinds of recipes at my house lately. Tessa loves it in her chocolate chip pancakes, and I love it in my granola. …
Mango Pie topped with Lime Whipped Cream delivers vibrant, tropical flavors in a delightfully flaky pastry packaging.
We take Pi Day (March 14 — 3.14) seriously at my house. We sometimes send Pi Day cards in lieu of traditional holiday cards, and we always celebrate this annual event with a Pi Day party….
Lightly spiced with cardamom and a pinch of nutmeg, this Pear Pie highlights the delicate, enticing flavor of ripe pears. A flaky all-butter crust provides the perfect backdrop for the luscious pear filling.
Pears, so smooth and creamy with a delicate floral flavor, may be one of my favorite fruits. Ripe and juicy, they taste amazing all on their own. …
Dried fruit and sliced almonds give this Holiday Fruit Cake amazing flavor and texture. With its warm spices and a delightfully boozy bourbon backdrop, this take on fruit cake will add magic and merriment to your holiday season.
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….
Tart and sweet with a brilliant golden hue, this rich Hot Lemon Sauce adds bright color and zing to nearly any dessert.
My search for the perfect lemon dessert sauce began when my mom told me that my grandmother always served hot lemon sauce over homemade gingerbread….
These Strawberry Oat Muffins deliver bursts of fresh strawberry goodness in tender, hint-of-vanilla packaging. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or snack time, this quick and easy recipe produces flavorful, delightfully textured muffins that disappear in a flash.
These days, I can’t walk past the deep red, succulent strawberries at the farmer’s market without buying a flat. While I love to bake, I confess that I’d rather eat summer fruit fresh and simple rather than bake with it….
Smooth and indulgent, this Vanilla Raspberry Cheesecake hides a surprise layer of tart raspberry filling in the center. Decorative heart embellishments add flair to this petite, delicious cheesecake.
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….