White Chocolate and Pistachio Semifreddo

Pistachio White Chocolate Semifreddo

  Semifreddo is a creamy, luscious frozen dessert a lot like ice cream with less work. The process is quicker and doesn't require an ice cream maker. You can make this luscious frozen dessert in mere minutes using only 5 ingredients including … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

White Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti 1

Festive biscotti laced with the cool, zinginess of peppermint and balanced with the sweetness of white chocolate, perfect for Christmas morning and worthy of gracing your holiday cookie platter. Biscotti are dry, crunchy cookies destined for dunking into coffee, tea or dessert wine. They were … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Cheesecake

Gingerbread Cheesecake

A dreamy gingerbread cheesecake baked on a gingersnap crust! It's laced with rich, warm spices that dance across your tongue and fill your house with the welcoming smell of Christmas. A holiday season without Gingerbread would be like Christmas without Santa! A criminal offense as far as I'm … [Read more...]

Nutella Pots de Crème (Baked Custard)

The first time I tasted Nutella the sky opened up and a ray of enlightenment light beamed down upon me as I sat awestruck and mesmerized, eating spoon after spoon of my newfound chocolate hazelnut delight. Even though I grew up in an Italian-American family I wasn't introduced to Nutella until … [Read more...]

Ginger Peach Pie with Gingersnap Crust

A delectable dessert recipe using fresh, juicy peaches over a gingersnap crust with a sweet crumble topping. The addition of crystalized ginger heightens the flavors and gives it a little zing.I've been dreaming of lusting after this pie for weeks now. I had it all worked out in my head, … [Read more...]

Cherry Almond Clafoutis

This is a classic French recipe for Clafoutis or Clafouti (kla-foo-tee) a simple, baked, custardy, crepe-like dessert made with eggs and cherries. The leftovers serve as an incredibly special breakfast treat the next morning. Or vice versa. Traditionally the pits are left in the cherries for … [Read more...]