When time is short and you need a quick and whimsical holiday dessert, semi-homemade is perfect. McCormick is one of the most trusted names in the food industry and we couldn't wait to share their extravagant fudgy brownie with a peppermint filling and rich chocolate glaze. PEPPERMINT BARS Serves 36 INGREDIENTS Brownie 1 package (family-size) … Continue reading Peppermint Bars by McCormick
Friends and family will love these elegant little holiday gems. When piping, try and leave a small area or divet to cradle the cranberries. You can find our sugared cranberries recipe here.
A decadent twist on the pecan pie will be an instant hit this holiday season. The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is "dessert table" baking day and the aroma wafting through the kitchen is intoxicating. Pies, small decorative cookies, and cakes are dessert menu staples, and this year Pecan Pie with a twist is new on the … Continue reading Francois Payard’s Chocolate Pecan Tart
The holiday season has arrived, which means it’s that time of year when guests expect you to bring them some figgy pudding – or any type of pudding for that matter. After all, those guests likely subscribe to the idea that grabbing an extra slice of ham or overindulging in that box of chocolate-covered cherries … Continue reading guests for the holidays? simple recipes could elevate your hosting reputation
We are getting close to setting our clocks back an hour for daylight savings time, and soon the holiday season will begin. Grocer coolers will fill to the top with turkeys and foil roasting pans will find their way to the end of every aisle. Candy canes and Christmas themed M&M's will be artfully placed … Continue reading Francois Payard’s Apple Honey Cake
Each Easter Sunday the dinner table is filled with delicious foods and sweet treats. While the younger crew might want cake and fluffy coconut frosting, a few others will love nibbling on something of a different flavor. These delicious little Feta and Olive Oil Cakes are sure to please.
Finish your holiday feast with the grand finale of all desserts – a moist, pumpkin cake base, studded with chocolate chips and topped with a sticky caramel sauce. It all comes together in your slow cooker, saving time, effort and oven space. Scoop baked cake into individual ramekins and top with whipped cream for a … Continue reading Dazzling Holiday Desserts: Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Sauce
Whether you choose to avoid gluten due to allergies, or want to bake a batch of everyone's favorite treat for the holiday season, Blends by Orly has you covered. They have sent us these two delectable brownie recipes - one for Chocolate Chip Blondies and one for Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies - that are rich, delectable and gluten-free, … Continue reading Delectable Gluten-Free Brownie Recipes for the Holiday Dessert Table
The day before Thanksgiving is hands down, the busiest day in the kitchen. Anything that can be made ahead of time is created in 36 hours before family and friends and sit down to dine together. Pies, cookies, desserts, croutons for stuffing are made and before I go to bed Wednesday evening, potatoes are peeled … Continue reading Chef Jeff Anderson’s Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Pumpkin Spice Whipped Cream
THANKFULLY, THE ART of baking is alive and well in Scandinavia, where coffee breaks are a cherished part of the day. I’m especially fond of the sweetened yeast breads made in all sorts of intricate shapes. The truth is, anything with almond paste makes me swoon, and this beautiful wreath is a particular favorite. During … Continue reading Holiday Traditions: Swedish Almond Wreath by Darra Goldstein