Tag Archives: Dessert

Pink Grapefruit Meringue Pie

Here is a  little twist on lemon meringue using those gorgeous pink grapefruits that are at the height of their season right now. One frustration I have with meringue pies is that the meringue tends to weep and causes the … Continue reading

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Candied Apples

You just bought way more apples than you needed at the farmer’s market this weekend.  You need to make these! cooking spray 2 C. sugar 3/4 C. water 1/2 C. light corn syrup 1 cinnamon stick 10 drops red food … Continue reading

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Mini Key Lime Cheesecakes

I love mini, single-serve desserts for entertaining.  It’s so nice to have a tray of cupcakes or pots of chocolate mousse to quickly pass around the table.  No cutting, no scooping, no mess.  These key lime cheesecakes are the latest … Continue reading

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Brennan’s Infamous Frozen Rainbow Chiffon Cake – DO NOT ATTEMPT!

This is one of my most popular posts- Happy Birthday Brennan! This cake is amazing.  This cake is beautiful.  It’s like eating sorbet, but light and fluffy, like a cloud.  This cake will move people to sing your praises.  People … Continue reading

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Butterscotch Pudding with Caramelized Bananas

I was inspired to make this after tasting the Caramelized Banana Ice Cream at our neighborhood ice cream parlor, Cloud City Ice Cream. If you’ve never been, I really encourage you to go (no reason to make the trek to Salt and … Continue reading

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Almost Instant Strawberry Sorbet

This went from whole berries to soft-serve in about 20 minutes.  When the local Oregon strawberries come into town I always buy too many and then they sit in the fridge and after a couple of days begin to wrinkle. … Continue reading

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Eaton Mess

This is a traditional English dessert that apparently was invented at Eaton, the famous prep school.  The recipe came from Nigella’s book, Nigella Express.  It sounds heavy, but it’s actually very light and refreshing.  The combination of the tart berries, … Continue reading

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Mini Rhubarb Cheesecakes

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you know I love to make mini versions of things, especially desserts.  It’s my way of pretending that desserts aren’t that bad for me.  If they’re mini then they must be … Continue reading

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Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Special Dark Chocolate Pudding

I recently read an article in Saveur about the best types of chocolate for making homemade chocolate pudding.  Surprisingly there were a few supermarket brands of chocolate that were clear winners in the experiment.  One of them being Hershey’s Special … Continue reading

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