Cranberry Amaretto Crème Brûlée Recipe

Cranberry Amaretto Crème Brûlée -- It's rich, creamy and full of delicious bites of fruit. Beautifully presented, this is an elegant and festive dessert for the holiday season.

Cranberry Amaretto Crème Brûlée is rich, creamy and full of delicious bites of fruit.  Beautifully presented, this is an elegant and festive dessert for the holiday season. I have a friend who wins every contest she enters.  Every one! (You know who you are!) Whether it's for a delicious recipe she's created or simply … [Read more...]

Port Plum Glazed Cookies and Vanilla Cream

Port Plum Glazed Cookies and Vanilla Cream | Cooking On The Weekends

Forgive me if I sound like a broken record, but I must mention it yet again.My dad has the most amazing garden, full with fruit and vegetables at any given time of the year.   This is one of the many reasons I'm so fortunate to quite close to my parents' house.While the tomatoes are ripening on their vines, and … [Read more...]

Friday Flowers: Trumpet Vines and Salted, Spiced Caramel Pumpkin Gelato

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As a kid, I was always excited when October arrived, and a special, seasonal pumpkin ice-cream would arrive at our local Baskin-Robbins ice-cream store.  I thought it was so delicious.  And while I'm sure it still is, I've since learned a thing or two about cooking since then, and created my own -- kicking it up about … [Read more...]

Dessert Party: Vanilla Bean Custard Recipe And Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla Bean Custard Recipe And Vanilla Sugar | Cooking On The Weekends

Perfect Vanilla Bean Custard. Yup, that's what we're making today. It will be featured in the Fresh Fruit Tartlets we're having at our dessert party next week!  Yesterday, we prepared the Ganache, which is now wrapped and waiting in the fridge.  The party is going to be great, so don't miss it!There's something … [Read more...]