Category Archives: dessert

WILL WORK (luxury travel) FOR FOOD

It occurred to me the other day that is exactly what my job is: travel the globe to first-class destinations featuring the finest cuisine. I stay in the best rooms of four-star hotels, enjoying the spas and other amenities. Then … Continue reading

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All Bark & No Bite

This Valentine’s Day Say I LOVE YOU With Easy Homemade Chocolate Bark Candy If you can boil water you can make this candy! Chocolate is a traditional Valentine gift and it is easy, too! While the majority of women say … Continue reading

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Prescient and Persevering – My Culinary Writing

On January 6th, 2011 I declared 2011 is The Year of the Pie. It was so, although the cupcake did pretty well too. Probably 2012 is the year of the Cupcake, if the Grilled Cheese Sandwich doesn’t beat it out … Continue reading

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Strangest One Star Michelin Dinner – Ever!

All right, maybe I’m jaded, but I just had a fantastic dinner – GREAT flavors, composition and taste – perhaps one of the best ever. And (I hear you comment ) still you complain. You be the judge: I order “Sot … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cookies to Die For

Double Mascarpone & Cocoa Cheesecake The to-die-for recipe just got better! Some of you may remember the Cheesecake in almond tart crust recipe I posted a while back – if not – it is here: RICHARD FRISBIE – Cheese Cake … Continue reading

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Brie en croûte with French Preserves

In culinary circles, the French term “en croûte” translates as “in a crust.”  It refers to any food wrapped in pastry and baked. I’ve used it here in reference to a wheel of brie baked for New Years Day. Modern … Continue reading

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Milk Crumbs, Boiled Cider & Apple Dessert

Simple, inexpensive, tasty and healthy, is that too much to ask for in a dessert. It turns out that. . . No, it isn’t! Apples are plentiful and cheap, and they are good for you. I was looking for a … Continue reading

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