Thin Mint Key Lime Tart Recipe

Thin Mint Key Lime Tart Recipe -- A minty Key lime custard in a Girl Scout Thin Mint cookie crust. This fresh, creamy dessert is beautiful, unique and oh-so-tasty!

A minty Key lime custard in a Girl Scout Thin Mint cookie crust. This fresh, creamy dessert is beautiful, unique and oh-so-tasty! UPDATE (March 11, 2017) -- This recipe won 1st place in the Greater Los Angeles Girl Scout Cookie Contest in conjunction with Melissa’s Produce.  You can see a few more of the entries … [Read more...]

Passion Fruit Chocolate Ganache Bars

Passion Fruit Chocolate Ganache Bars -- Sweet, tart and oh-so-chocolaty! Rich, creamy and oh-so dreamy! It's the perfect Valentine's Day dessert.

Sweet, tart and oh-so-chocolaty! Rich, creamy and oh-so dreamy! Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate and passion, right?I’m sure we can definitely agree on at least the chocolate!  Either way,  this passion fruit chocolate ganache dessert is perfect.This dessert can be made into these bars, as a pie or tart.  … [Read more...]

Seville Orange-Key Lime Pie with Cardamom Crust

Seville Orange-Key Lime Pie with Cardamom Crust | Cooking On The Weekends

I know it's likely we're all thinking about Valentine's Day chocolates, however I couldn't wait another moment before sharing this recipe because Seville Oranges are in season right now.Never having tried one, I was so happy Melissa's Produce sent me Seville Oranges for recipe testing -- they are not like any … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Agapanthus and Crustless Zucchini-Gruyère Tartlets

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Summer zucchini recipes!  I just love them! Never mind that our new, cutest puppy ever, makes it impossible for me to have a thriving summer vegetable garden.Never mind that this adorable little canine enjoys digging up the roots of my baby lemon tree.And never mind that the same little sweetie dug all the way … [Read more...]

Brûléed Port Wine Poached Pears Two Ways: Sweet and Savory

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The sweet: Port Wine Mascarpone Pear Tart Want to feel like a fancy and talented pastry chef?  Excellent. Read on!Brûléed Port Wine Poached Pears are brilliant in both sweet and savory courses!  I'm presenting ideas for an appetizer and a dessert -- and the pears are the star of each one!First, let's make a … [Read more...]