Desserts

Banana Bread Pudding

My friend Catherine just turned 50, and didn’t want any fanfare.  And she wasn’t just saying it in the way that some of us do sometimes, “Oh, no….no party for little ol’ me, I don’t want to be a bother.”  She insisted on no celebration with an ardor that left nothing to be wrongly interpreted. …

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Mummy Cupcakes

These adorable little mummy cupcakes don’t take much more time that just frosting a regular batch of cupcakes, but the fun/cool factor is extremely high.

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Our Favorite Apple Crisp

Some people have very firm opinions (slight pun, slightly intended – stay with me) about which apples to use in pies, crisps, and other baked goods.  I don’t.  I like to use a mixture when possible to give every bite a slightly different twist, and I like to use apples that are more tart than …

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Pear Tart Tatin

A sheet of pre-made puff pastry plus a handful of just-ripe pears turns into this.

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