Pumpkin Brioche Donuts with Molten Chocolate Truffle Center

Pumpkin Brioche Donuts with Molten Chocolate Truffle Center

A luxurious pumpkin brioche is converted into soft and pillowy brioche donuts with a silky molten chocolate truffle center, then dusted in a sweet pumpkin pie spice sugar.

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Poached Pears in a Chocolate, and Mascarpone Nutty Tart with Malbec Molasses

Poached Pears in a Chocolate, and Mascarpone Nutty Tart with Malbec Molasses

What could be more elegant during the holiday season than a chocolate, almond & pistachio tart filled with a creamy, dreamy mascarpone filling & then topped with Malbec poached pears & the most heavenly Malbec molasses?  

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Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Layer Cake

Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Layer Cake

Why choose between cake, cookie or pie when you can have all three?  This Chocolate and Pumpkin Pie Layer Cake has stacks of fluffy & moist chocolate cake alternated with creamy maple-infused pumpkin pie nestled on a sweet & crunchy cookie crust.   

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Booo!

I’ve got a secret for you.  But shhhh!  You have to pinky swear not to tell anyone.

In all my twenty (err. . .maybe a little more) years I’ve never, ever . . .not in a million years. . . been trick or treating.  Gasp!  I know.

But before you start judging me for what you may be thinking was a deprived childhood, you should know that my wonder years were not completely devoid of all the festivities surrounding Halloween.

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Blueberry Galette with Lavender & a Pecan Crust

Blueberry Galette with Lavender and a Pecan Crust

 

This Blueberry Galette has an ultra flaky, buttery crust containing bits of pecans and vanilla beans for a sweet, nutty flavor.  It’s then filled with fresh, juicy blueberries that have been marinated in a fragrant lavender infused sugar.

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Well. . .hello there.  I have a couple of  short updates for you today before I run off and shackle myself in the kitchen for the upcoming months.  Yep, holiday season is upon us and I will be up to my ears preparing delicious pumpkin based recipes for you and, soon, Christmas cookies and other tasty holiday treats.  Stay tuned for all of these.

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Tropical Banana Upside Down Cake

Tropical Banana Upside Down Cake

This Tropical Banana Upside Down Cake is filled with sweet mandarin oranges & pineapple, then topped with bananas nestled into a luscious caramel & coconut topping.

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Well hello there.  Long time no see.

Since it’s been far too long since we last chatted, I wanted to peek my head in & let you know that I absolutely, positively have not forgotten about you.  As a matter of fact, I think about you, and this little space, each and every day.

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