Hazelnut Praline Cheesecake

Hazelnut Praline Cheesecake

Hazelnut cheesecake with praline crust is a crowd-pleasing dessert that will make your dinner guests love you until the end of time, or until the end of the cheesecake, whichever comes first.  I’m pretty sure Matt moved from London to New York mostly for the...
Custard Tart with Pear and Ginger

Custard Tart with Pear and Ginger

  A simple-to-make holiday dessert tart which disguises itself on the table as a fancy restaurant-style dish, this custard tart with pears is flavored with a warm ginger note. We all have our culinary strengths and weaknesses and I freely admit that making pastry is a...
Seriously Lemony Lemon Bars

Seriously Lemony Lemon Bars

No matter what the time of year, we could all use a bright citrusy boost every now and again. Enter these extra-lemony lemon bars – packed with gumption and vitamin C to ward off all that scurvy, me hearties. I know we’re smack-dab in the middle of Fall...

Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Like most fancy-pants wanna-be’s, I often read recipes in the New York Times dining section and think “Yes! I am SO going to make that!”. Then I get distracted by work or something sparkly out of the corner of my eye and forget all about it. Not this...

Salted Caramel Sauce

You’ll never buy jarred Salted Caramel Sauce again once you realize how easy it is to make at home. Plus it tastes so much better without all the additives. It has a million uses, one of which is to be eaten straight out of the jar with a spoon while no one is...