Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

In case you are in the mood for chocolate chip cookies……And you don't have a personal recipe to call your own.Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip CookiesMakes about 18 cookiesRecipe from All RecipesIngredients2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 cup insalted butter, melted1 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup white sugar1 tablespoon vanilla extract1 egg1 … Continue reading Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Savoring the Season: Summer Berry Bread Puddings

This is a summer bread pudding that is dressed to impress.  There is nothing complicated here.  The season's berries are peaking and they steal the show here in this easy to prepare bread pudding.You may want to skip the main entree and go right to dessertBerry Bread PuddingsServes 8Recipe from EpicuriousIngredients:8 cups of bread, cubed … Continue reading Savoring the Season: Summer Berry Bread Puddings

Double Chocolate Tart With Black Pepper Ice Cream

A deep rich milk chocolate tart topped with a velvety ice cream that has a hint of cracked black pepper, and garnished with candied hazelnuts.My friends this is what makes for a dramatically delicious dessert.Double Chocolate Tart with Black Pepper Ice CreamServes 8Recipe from Bon AppetitIngredients:Ice Cream2 cups heavy cream2 cups whole milk1 cup sugar, … Continue reading Double Chocolate Tart With Black Pepper Ice Cream

Cherry Clafouti

A simply inspiring French dessert. Served warm or at room temperature. Either way, you are going to be delighted.Cherry Clafouti8 servingsRecipe from Bon AppetitIngredients:1lb. fresh cherries, stemmed and pitted, or frozen pitted cherries, thawed and drained1 cup whole milk1/4 cup heavy whipping cream4 large eggs1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar3/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest3/4 teaspoon … Continue reading Cherry Clafouti

Chocolate Lava Muffins

It's not often, that I follow-up a dessert post with....Yes, another dessert post.  This one is for the chocolate lovers in the family.  Lava muffins is a perfect description of what happens when your spoon hits the center of this warm muffin, it explodes with warm gooey chocolate.Chocolate Lava MuffinsMakes 12Recipe from Alton BrownIngredients:8-ounces semisweet … Continue reading Chocolate Lava Muffins

Balsamic-Roasted Pears with Pepper and Honey

Pears surrounded by cheese is a fabulous way to have a very Italian ending to a good meal.   The roasting of the pears with balsamic vinegar sharpens the flavor.   The addition of Manchego cheese,  a mild sheep's milk cheese, and drizzling of honey, with fresh black pepper adds dazzle to this very elegant and … Continue reading Balsamic-Roasted Pears with Pepper and Honey

Cocoa brownies with Browned Butter and Walnuts

When is the last time a brownie rocked your world?  These are the best-ever brownies that you will ever eat.  The family recipe you have tucked in the kitchen drawer, throw it away!  You have a new brownie recipe that will be your new favorite.The brownies are chewy with a fudgy center and are graced … Continue reading Cocoa brownies with Browned Butter and Walnuts