Luscious, rich caramel ice cream softened with spice and the subtle bitterness of black coffee. The kind of dessert that you feel compelled to tell every one who tries that you made that, that ice cream is you. Take said coffee caramel ice cream and sandwich it between two layers of soft, rich chocolate cookie, you […]
Deliciously boozy and buttery homemade orange caramel sauce takes hot chocolate to the dizzyingly sumptuous sip and sigh territory, the treat I’m willing to wade through winter for. And while I’m busy pushing the resolutions aside why not add whipped cream (spiked, of course, with even more caramel sauce)? So this is Christmas Eve and […]
Ice cream floats for grown ups. Smoked Maple Bourbon Caramel sauce drizzled over your choice of Milk Chocolate Extra Stout or Double Vanilla Ice Cream and Extra Stout Beer. Yesterday we had an ice cream social, the house full of family, friends, and stout (root beer for the kids). I guess you could also call […]
Tender sugar cookies that melt on the tip of your tongue: the scent of cardamom with an apple caramel chaser. Each half, now together, and greater than the sum of its parts.
My love affair with spiced apple cider continues. And I finally made a caramel sauce I’m completely happy with. Not grainy, with a subtle apple back-note. The secret, it turns out, is only paying some attention. A sort of half-assed state of Zen where I am at the stove but not at the stove; in […]
Hot Shots For Halloween You’d think I would have learned by now- a recipe just for the blogs sake never works out as intended. It is the german chocolate cake debacle of ’84 all over again. An event that turned me against baking for years. A day in which I learned you cannot properly frost […]