My 15-year-old niece and I baked like maniacs during her recent visit from New Mexico for spring break. On her second day at our house, she asked when we could start baking; I handed her a pad of paper and told her to make a list of ideas to try….
Tiny Pumpkin Pies simplify serving dessert. Deeply spiced smooth pumpkin filling gets extra depth and flavor from caramelized brown sugar as well as molasses.
I‘ve been baking pie for as long as I can remember. I love to make it, and I love to eat it. Apple, blackberry, chocolate cream, butterscotch, peach, pumpkin, you name it — pie is practically perfect. And I only add the “practically” because slicing pie makes me curiously anxious….
A crisp chocolate cookie crust layered with ganache and creamy peanut butter filling make these mini peanut butter pies rich and indulgent.
Few things have stunned me more than my daughter throwing up in the backseat of the car while we raced along the highway. …
Ever since I made a miniature version of my mom’s Grasshopper Pie recipe, I’ve experimented with all kinds of petite tarts and desserts. Eliza asked me to make her favorite of my diminutive experiments — Raspberry Cream Tartlets — to take to school for her birthday….
Pale green minty deliciousness billows up from inside little chocolate cookie crusts. These cupcake-sized grasshopper tartlets make perfect finger food.
We didn’t eat much junk food at my house growing up, but we did indulge in dessert most nights after dinner. Often, we finished our meal with a simple bowl of ice cream, but sometimes my my mom — a master of sweet, indulgent treats — served us something much more exciting….