All posts filed under: Dessert

squash pie

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Dairy-Free / Dessert / Pie / Sweet / vegan

                                                           BRÛLÉED BUTTERNUT SQUASH PIE BRÛLÉED BUTTERNUT SQUASH PIE  *VEGAN // makes enough for two 9′ inch pies or six 4′ inch pies. Filling and crust recipes adapted from Andrew Weil, M.D.   TAHINI-GRAHAM CRUST 1 box graham crackers 3 tablespoons sesame tahini 6 tablespoons maple syrup 2 […]


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CHEWY CHOCOLATE SLICE-AND-BAKES WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE-PEPPERMINT GANACHE  Cookie Swap // Food and Wine Cookie Week  // Makes 36 – 2 ½-inch cookies Cookies 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup Valrhona cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 2 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated cane sugar + ½ cup for dusting 2 tablespoons unsulphered molasses 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 egg yolks 3 ounces candy canes, crushed for garnish Peppermint Ganache 6 ounces white chocolate, […]

tea cake and clams

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Dessert / Gluten Free / Seafood

In August, I had the opportunity of baking and shooting a few of Silvana Nardone’s gluten-free desserts featured on Food and Wine. For those of you who don’t know Silvana, she is the cookbook author of Cooking for Isaiah, where she shares tips and stories to cooking delicious gluten-free and dairy-free recipes. One of my favorites from the shoot was this Almond-Streusel Tea Cake. It’s soft, almond-rich crumb is perfect alongside cups of green tea in the afternoon. You can find […]

Salted Mango Sherbet. Brûléed Banana. Waffle Cone Chips. Lemon Caramel. Petals.

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Dessert / Fruit / Summer / Sweet

  Salted Mango Sherbet Makes a little over 1 quart   3 cups ripe mango 1/3 cup lemon juice 3 tb citrus flavored vodka 1/4 cup cane sugar 2-3 tb honey 1-2 tsp kosher salt  zest of half lemon 1 1/4 cup whole milk Garnish: mini flower buds, mint, sea salt flakes   In a blender, purée mango, lemon juice, vodka, sugar, and honey. Add the zest and salt. Pulse mixture, taste and adjust desired […]

A Sea of Strawberry Lemon Sugar Scones + Share Our Strength

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Dessert / Fruit / Spring / Sweet

  I live boldly in ritual. For me, it’s drinking morning coffee, getting outside, cooking with friends, exercise. It’s playing a record, baking a favorite banana bread recipe, hearing a special song on repeat, or taking in the salty air at an oceans coastline while proceeding with an impulse instagram shot of my cute running shoes on the sand, obviously right? You get where I’m going with this :) We can rely on these minutes and […]