Francois Payard’s Chocolate Pecan Tart

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

Francois Payard’s Apple Honey Cake

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

Dazzling Holiday Desserts: Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cake with Caramel Sauce

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