Tag Archives: desserts

Sunday Suppers: S is for Sorghum

We know those of you living outside the Southern U.S. may not be too familiar with sorghum. (Go ahead and Google it, we’ll wait.) But we also know the world is getting smaller and we figure if we can find … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Eggnog Cookies

Santa Claus is coming to town. There’s still time to have these ready for him. Eggnog Cookies 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 egg yolk 1/2 cup eggnog 2 tsp spiced rum 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp cinnamon … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without adding a few biscotti to the cookie jar, or at least really meaning to. Biscotti with prunes, dried cherries and chocolate 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Peppermint Brownies with Dark Chocolate Ganache

These triple-decker babies are rich, perfect for a party or a big crowd or perhaps just to get a serious chocolate fix. Peppermint Brownies with Dark Chocolate Ganache For Peppermint Cream Cheese Layer 8 ounces cream cheese (softened at room … Continue reading

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Poached Pears with Chocolate and Wine Sauce

This dessert is a great way to use up sweet wine that may be a bit past its prime. Even if you skimp on the wine, go for broke on the chocolate. Poached Pears with Chocolate and Wine Sauce 1 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Don’t think of this as a substitute to pumpkin pie. Think of it as a great addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table, which we think can always fit one more dish. It’s really the best of both worlds, a bread … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Biscotti

These are the best biscottti we’ve made since the last time we made biscotti. OK, seriously these are fantastic. Earlier this fall we tried to make pumpkin spice cookies and they turned out too cakey. So we turned to our … Continue reading

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All Pumpkin, All the Time

Everyone seems to go gaga over pumpkin at this time of the year and we’re no exception. But we realized two things in looking at our archives: 1) We have quite a few recipes with pumpkin 2) We could stand … Continue reading

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Watermelon and Raspberry Granita

We planted our watermelon late, so we’re still harvesting it. Those of you reaching for your fall sweaters can bookmark this for next year. Watermelon and Raspberry Granita 12 ounces raspberries, fresh or frozen juice from one lime 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Baked Figs with Amaretti

By Katherine I was a bad girl and ate all the baking chocolate. (Not the unsweetened stuff, but these dark bars Greg buys for chopping and melting.) That ruled out making my favorite fig recipe from last year. But as … Continue reading

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