Desserts

Wonderful Whipped Cream

Today will be a short post. Whipped cream is quite literally the crème de la crème of dessert toppings. The perfect addition to pies and cakes, soft airy cream mellows out very sweet or tart desserts. This recipe is a classic version of basic whipped cream that my Mom and Grandmother always made. Perfect on… Read More Wonderful Whipped Cream

Desserts

Maple Pouding Chômeur

It’s maple sugar season! As the last of winter drags on, one of the first signs of spring is sugaring season. In the Northeast USA and Southeast Canada, maple trees begin the process of moving sugar sap from their roots and trunk to the branches, feeding the budding leaves. The cycle of warm days but… Read More Maple Pouding Chômeur

Desserts

Beautiful Baklava

Winter is the time for baked desserts. The cold, snowy evenings call for the oven to be turned on and heavenly scented sweet treats to be made. Cookies and cakes are often the most common items made, but for less common dish I like to make baklava. Baklava is a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dessert. It has… Read More Beautiful Baklava

Desserts

Apple of My Eye Crisp

Apples are one of the best things about the fall season. My favorite fall activity is going apple picking and eating apple products. I didn’t get to go apple picking this year, but the farm share has been booming with apples. Apples have been one of my favorite fruits, and my absolute favorite dessert was… Read More Apple of My Eye Crisp