dessert

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Guava & Cream Cheese Macarons

Guava & Cream Cheese Macarons

If you’re going to make macarons for the first time, you go to the master. And the master of almost all things food is inarguably Thomas Keller. Another Thomas I [...]

April 18, 2013 × 2 comments

dessert, sides & bites

Crema de Vie (Cuban Eggnog)

Crema de Vie (Cuban Eggnog)

I love Christmas. (Especially now that I can just Amazon presents right to my doorstep.) I love our traditions, and how we have merged old ones with new ones. How [...]

December 21, 2012 × 1 comment

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Garam Masala Pumpkin Bread

Garam Masala Pumpkin Bread

I’ve been neglecting this blog for almost a whole year. I have no excuses, no interesting stories about sabbaticals and traveling abroad, no real reasons why I’ve been so quiet. [...]

October 22, 2012 × 4 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe

Blood Orange Polenta Cake

Blood Orange Polenta Cake

I think it’s finally time to fill you in on that project I’ve been working on for the past 6 months. The one that’s kept me out of the kitchen [...]

March 18, 2011 × 27 comments

dessert, entree, recipe

Ricotta, Cinnamon and Honey Breakfast Casserole

Ricotta, Cinnamon and Honey Breakfast Casserole

Last April, Tom and I spent two weeks eating our way through Italy. For me, there’s no greater joy than that. Almost everything we tried was delicious – simple cacio [...]

February 3, 2011 × 26 comments

dessert, entree, recipe, sides & bites

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes

I know it’s been pretty quiet around here lately. I have no excuse other than I’ve been busy and haven’t had much time to cook. I’ll definitely be cooking this [...]

November 10, 2010 × 14 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Molasses Spice Cookies

Molasses Spice Cookies

Usually I’m a chocolate chip cookie kind of girl. I love the classic with crisp edges and a chewy interior. Nothing fancy and that’s what I like about them. But [...]

November 4, 2010 × 25 comments

dessert, recipe

Pumpkin Flan

Pumpkin Flan

My memories of flan are many and varied. Growing up in a Cuban family, we almost always had flan for dessert after Sunday afternoon dinners, and it was almost always [...]

October 8, 2010 × 17 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Key Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

Key Lime Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing

I grew up in Miami where Key Lime pie isn’t exotic or hard to find. It’s a staple dessert – on every menu, at every party and on the table [...]

August 6, 2010 × 23 comments

breakfast, dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Strawberry Nutella Tart with Graham Cracker Crust

Strawberry Nutella Tart with Graham Cracker Crust

It’s time to come clean. I have a new obsession I’ve been holding out on. A summer snack that I just cannot get enough of. Something I sneak when no [...]

July 20, 2010 × 12 comments

dessert, sides & bites

Strawberry Cupcakes with Chocolate Almond Frosting

Strawberry Cupcakes with Chocolate Almond Frosting

I don’t know what got into me this weekend. Normally when I want a Sunday cooking project I make a roast or bread or some kind of complicated savory thing. [...]

June 28, 2010 × 10 comments

dessert, recipe, sides & bites

Banana, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cookies

There’s nothing better than a really good cookie. Usually when I want one I make Chocolate Chip. Because I love a classic cookie with bits of melty bittersweet chocolate, crisp [...]

May 19, 2010 × 10 comments