Tag: summer dessert

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta

Coconut Milk Panna Cotta

Sometimes you can’t beat a simple dessert. Panna cotta is just that. Considered a traditional Italian dessert, panna cotta, (which means “cooked cream” in Italian) is a well-known and incredibly popular dessert made of sweetened cream thickened with gelatin and molded.  Panna cotta, often referred to […]

Stracciatella Ice Cream

Stracciatella Ice Cream

At my kids suggestion, I kicked off summer this year with a new Cusinart ice cream machine. Seriously, best decision ever made. The motivation; our family trip to Copenhagen last Spring. The food scene in this charming little city is truly amazing. From fine dining, […]

Strawberry Hand Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

My thoughts on pies are no secret: I’m not a huge cooked fruit person, I say this yet I still enjoy a pie on occasion, especially a really good one.  This year, I decided to play around with an easy pie-like type of dessert—fruit hand […]

Frozen Grand Marnier Soufflé

Frozen Grand Marnier Soufflé

A frozen Grand Marnier soufflé is a thoroughly elegant dessert.  It is also one of the tastiest. Some say it’s similar to ice cream. But not in my book. Frozen soufflés are rich and heavenly. They are light, but luxurious. Back in my restaurant days, I […]

Oven Skillet S’mores, In Case You’re Missing Summer

Oven Skillet S’mores, In Case You’re Missing Summer

Oven s’mores are my new thing. S’mores make me happy in the summer; toasting marshmallows on long skewers brings me joy (all except the part when my boys start sparring with the utensils).  National S’mores Day is not till August 10th, but who can wait […]

A Strawberry Rhubarb Muesli Crisp Perfect For Summer

A Strawberry Rhubarb Muesli Crisp Perfect For Summer

I may not be a huge pie fan, but I absolutely love a good fruit crisp served warm, with homemade whipped cream.  A crisp is a simple yet hearty dessert that can be made for casual meals (served in free form) or made for more […]