Category Archives: Desserts

BBQ Season In Full Swing

Like Me? Please Share MeDon’t let the dog days of summer get you down. The BBQ Season is in full swing and there is no better way to keep your kitchen cool than to use your outdoor grill. Be it … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, BBQ Ribs, BBQ Sauce, Beef, Beer, Brine, Cedar Plank Grilling, Charcoal Grill, Chicken, Chocolate, Corn, Cranberries, Dessert, Dessert/Pastry, Desserts, Entree, Fennel, Fish, Food For Thought, Garlic, Graham Cracker Crust, Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate, Italian Meringue, Lemon, Lobster, Meat, Pork, Potato, Recipes To Share, Salad Dressing, Seafood, Shrimp, Sides, Sugar, Tarts, Turkey | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Peach Season Deliciousness

Like Me? Please Share Me It’s the beginning of June and Peach season has started here in South Carolina. At Greenville’s Saturday Market I picked up the beginning of this season’s Peaches and set out to make some of my … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Ancho Chili Preserves, Crostada, Dessert, Dessert/Pastry, Desserts, Food For Thought, Jam, Peaches, Pie, Salad Dressing, Shortcake, Tarts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Easter Brunch 2017

Like Me? Please Share MeEaster Brunch 2017 Frittata with Ricotta, Italian Sausage and Ham Tomato Bacon Asparagus Quiche Cranberry Orange Bread Bloody Marys and Mimosas Roasted Boneless Leg of Lamb with  Lamb Sauce Honey Baked Ham with Cranberry-Citrus Compote Potatoes Au … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Apples, Asparagus, Beets, Blue Cheese, Caramel Sauce, Cheese, Cheese Sauce, Dessert, Dessert/Pastry, Desserts, Easter, Egg Dishes, Eggs, Entree, Fennel, Food For Thought, Frittata, Fruit Desserts, Goat Cheese, Italian Sausage, Lamb, Lamb Sauce, Luncheon Salads, Meat, Menus, Pate Sucre, Potato, Quiche, Quick Bread, Roasted Beet Salad, Sausage, Tarts, Vinaigrettes and Dressings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Like Me? Please Share Me This is the best Carrot Cake I have ever made. It’s moist and delicious; exactly what a Carrot Cake should be. It took 20 years to perfect the recipe as I started developing it when … Continue reading

Posted in Ahh Haa Moments, Cake, Carrots, Confectioners Sugar, Cream Cheese, Desserts, Food For Thought, Fruit, Nuts, Recipes To Share | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Christmas Dinner 2016

Like Me? Please Share MeChristmas is less than two weeks away and if you haven’t planned your Christmas Dinner here is a suggestion that will knock your Reindeer Socks off. Much of this dinner can be made a day in … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Apples, Bacon, Brown Sugar, Cabbage, Cake, Chicken Stock, Coconut, Cranberries, Cranberry Citrus Compote, Custard, Dessert, Dessert/Pastry, Desserts, Duck, Entree, Food For Thought, Frosting, Menus, Pickled Vegetables, Potato, Poultry, Recipes To Share, Red Cabbage, Red Onion, Red Wine Vinegar, Salad, Salad Dressing, Sauces, Sweet Potato, Vegetables, Vinaigrette, Vinaigrettes and Dressings, Vinegar | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Give Me S’More Of That Tart

Like Me? Please Share Me It’s summer time and the weather is fine for a cook-out. And what better dessert is there at a cook-out than S’Mores? How about a S’Mores Tart? You can have all of the deliciousness of … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Chocolate, Dessert, Desserts, Food For Thought, Graham Cracker Crust, Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate, Italian Meringue, Sugar, Tarts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Give Me S’More Of That Tart

Tequila Lime Semi-Freddo with Tequila Berry Compote

Like Me? Please Share MeTequila Lime Semi-Freddo with Tequila Berry Compote Many years ago a chef friend gave me a recipe for Margarita Lime Parfait. It had a bit of tequila in it to give it a twist. He had … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Berries, Dessert, Desserts, Fruit, Fruit Desserts, Semi-Freddo | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Tequila Lime Semi-Freddo with Tequila Berry Compote

Easter Brunch

Like Me? Please Share MeThe Leg of Lamb is ordered (smittysmeatsandwines.com) and so is the Ham (honeybakedham.com) now all I have to do is the grocery shopping and begin the preparations for our Easter Brunch. This year we will be … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Ahh Haa Moments, Appetizers, Asparagus, Beets, Brunch, Cheese, Cheese Sauce, Coconut, Cranberry Citrus Compote, Custard, Dessert, Desserts, Egg Dishes, Eggs, Fennel, Food For Thought, Lamb, Lamb Sauce, Lamb Stock, Meat, Quiche, Recipes To Share, Ricotta Cheese, Salad, Sauces, Semi-Freddo, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vinaigrette, Vinaigrettes and Dressings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Easter Brunch

Triple Chocolate Brownies

Like Me? Please Share Me Finally, my Triple Chocolate Brownie Recipe. Many of you have been asking for it but I didn’t have any photos of these brownies from heaven to post. I finally got around to making the brownies … Continue reading

Posted in Ahh Haa Moments, Brownies, Chocolate, Dessert, Desserts, Hershey's Special Dark Chocolate, Mini Chocolate Chips, Unsweetened Chocolate, White Chocolate | Tagged | Comments Off on Triple Chocolate Brownies

Thanksgiving Desserts

Like Me? Please Share MeFor me the only desserts on Thanksgiving are Pies and Cheesecake. I’ve assembled some of my favorites for you to try. If you make only one of these desserts and you have success, my Thanksgiving wishes … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Pie, Apples, Cake, Cheesecake, Chutney, Chutney Cream Cheese, Cream Cheese, Dessert, Desserts, Food For Thought, Nuts, Pasta Dough, Pastry Crust, Pate Sucre, Pie, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Chutney Bread, Pumpkin Pie, Recipes To Share, Sweet Potato, Sweet Potato Pecan Pie, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Pies, White Chocolate Whipped Cream | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Desserts