Desserts

Creme_Caramel_Flan_Recipe

Rum and Orange Flavored Creme Caramel

This decadent Rum and Orange Flavored Creme Caramel Flan is rich, and creamy. Flan is one of those desserts that is hard to resist. It is no surprise that this flan, a classic Spanish dessert, provides a twist that is a rich, sweet custard topped with caramel sauce. It’s similar […]

Delicious Rum Glazed Pound Cake with Fresh Berries

This Delicious Rum Glazed Pound Cake made from Scratch is dense, rich and soaked with flavorful rum sauce. A great treat for any party! Pound cake is British in origin and received it’s name for early recipes that called for a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. There […]

The Ultimate Outrageous Brownies

These brownies are a rich, chocolate, almost flourless, brownie that will melt in your mouth! Cafe Laurie adapted this recipe for The Ultimate Outrageous Brownies from Ina Garden. Her first cookbook, The Barefoot Contessa came out the year I opened, Cafe Laurie. I took one look at the recipe and […]

How To: Beat Egg Whites

I just posted a recipe, Country-Style Almond Cake, from a new cookbook called Food of the Italian South, which called for stiff egg whites. I was amazed in this recipe that is gluten-free, how much the egg whites gave moisture to the cake. So this leads me to think about this […]

Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake

I came across this recipe, Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake, in a free cookbook, “Food of the Italian South” I received from  Clarkson Potter/ Publishers. I receive new books every month. Now I am cooking from and soon will add my reviews before they are released. Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake is the easiest almond […]