Category Archives: Dessert

Strawberry Ice Cream

For those of you who are late to this story, I picked ten pounds of strawberries over the weekend and I’ve been trying to think of ways to use them up. Cue: This strawberry ice cream. I made jam and … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake with Orange Blossom Whipped Cream

This is the first in a series of posts about everything I did with strawberries that I picked over the weekend. Somewhat incredibly, they’re almost all gone. Before I went out to Eckert’s on Saturday, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Blueberry Rhubarb Pie

You’d think that I’d be really good at making pie, but until this past weekend, I wasn’t. Historically, I’ve had a lot of problems making pies. I think it’s because I’m impatient. I don’t refrigerate the dough long enough. When … Continue reading

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Tiramisu with Edelbrand Cherry Brandy

A couple weekends ago, I drove out to Marthasville, Missouri to spend time with my friends Lynn and Martin from Edelbrand Pure Distilling. We had plans to go to dinner in nearby Washington, but first, Lynn and I made tiramisu. … Continue reading

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Flourless Chocolate Cookies with Cherries

I made these beauties for a project that I’m not at liberty to discuss. I know that makes me sound like I’m in the FBI for cookies…which I probably am. The project involved getting two ingredients delivered in the mail … Continue reading

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Baby Shower Cupcakes

I made these cupcakes last night for my friend Mark. He and his wife are about to have their first baby so we decided to throw him a surprise baby shower at work. It was kind of awkward because when … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodle Cookies

One of my favorite movie quotes comes from (I shudder to admit) “27 Dresses.” The main character, a cynical wedding reporter, said: “Love is patient, love is kind, love is slowly losing your mind.” That got a big laugh out … Continue reading

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