Category Archives: Dessert

Honey Lavender Ice Cream

The past couple weeks of my life could be known as: “Lavender on Everything.” I’m fine with that. In this installment, I decided to combine honey and lavender in ice cream. It was a test of patience and resolve, because … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This ice cream has been a year in the making. I had grand plans to make mint chocolate chip ice cream last summer. I bought fresh mint leaves at the farmers’ market in D.C. I let them steep in milk … Continue reading

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Peach Crisp with Brown Butter Crumble

This is the best thing I’ve ever made. I know I say that a lot, but it’s only because I taste something that upends the last delicious thing I made. The struggle is real. I saw the recipe for crisp … Continue reading

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Dutch Baby

A year ago, I had a piece of flourless chocolate cake for dessert at Zuni CafΓ© in San Francisco. When I took my first bite, I temporarily blacked out. I started silently weeping. The waiter came to my table to … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pistachio Galette

I’m going to be coming at you with A LOT of strawberry recipes the next few days. You’ve been warned. Yesterday morning I drove out to Belleville, Illinois, to pick strawberries at Eckert’s. I used to go there when I … Continue reading

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Salted Chocolate Chip Tahini Cookies

I saw this recipe the other day on David Lebovitz’s blog. He said that they were the best chocolate chip cookies he’s ever had, and he makes A LOT of chocolate chip cookies. That was enough endorsement for me. I … Continue reading

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Matzo Crack

Last night, I wasΒ too tired to cook a full Passover seder. Instead, I used all my energy to stay up late and make matzo crack. I knew the reward would be worth the effort. I wasn’t wrong. The crack (it … Continue reading

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