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Rice Krispies Treats Go Compost for Valentine’s Day

Get Cooking Channel’s spin on the Rice Krispies Treats recipe — Compost Crispy Treats for Valentine’s Day. These heart-shaped treats are perfect for the holiday.

An Upside Down Cake Brightened Up for the Holidays

The color of this cake alone is enough to bring me great joy on a dreary day. The ruby top is a mixture of tart cranberries and sweet raspberries. Raspberries both sweeten the cake and also create a luscious texture. I personally love the tartness of cranberries alone, but they have so much natural pectin […]

Monkey Bread Made Better

Monkey bread reinvented as muffins is the perfect recipe to add to your Christmas day menu.

Poached Pears: The Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert

Our poached pears recipe can be made days ahead, doesn’t require any oven space and is decadent with flavor, but light enough to follow your Thanksgiving feast.

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Candied Crunch and Amaretto Whipped Cream

I adore pumpkin. Its bright orange shell is such a relief, during a season when the grey of winter is settling in. But my love of pumpkin goes beyond its brilliant color. Its luscious texture and earthy sweetness make it perfect for baking all kinds of desserts: pumpkin creme brulee, classic pie, breads and cheesecake. […]

How to Make Caramel Apples

Skip store-bought and make this caramel apples recipe instead. The caramel is easy to make and not overly sweet like the store-bought version.

Easy as Pie: Apple Galette

A galette is a French tart, or simply a pie without a plate. It is easy to make and there is no fancy fluting or lattice top crust to worry about. Right now apples are abundant, with many varieties to choose from. You can mix and match to suit your mood. Some will turn to […]

Make This Plum Cake Before It’s Too Late

A brown sugar cake batter and sweet crumb topping are a perfect compliment to not-too-sweet Italian plums.

Vietnamese Ice Coffee Reinvented as Panna Cotta

This panna cotta is inspired by Vietnamese ice coffee, my favorite summer time drink. Take strong coffee, mix it with sweet condensed milk and pour over ice. I’ve taken those simple flavors and created an elegant, no-bake dessert. I like my panna cotta with as little gelatin as possible, just enough to keep it together. […]

Star Sugar Cookies

I love sugar cookies, but sometimes they are more about the pretty shapes and decorations then they are about the flavor. This recipe is both festive and delicious. I add lemon juice and zest to give the cookies and icing a bit of a zing. The decorating can be as simple as spreading the icing […]

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