Desserts - The Perfect End to a Meal for Two
At long last rhubarb has appeared at the grocery store. This is an event I eagerly anticipate each spring both because of the change in season and because I love the tangy flavor of rhubarb.
Favorite Holiday Desserts
Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukah or Kwanza, these dessert recipes are perfect for completing your holiday feast.
Cooking with Fruit
Unadorned fruit is the ultimate dessert - perhaps with a bit of cheese for contrast and complement and a liqueur for sipping. But cooked fruit makes an excellent dessert (or side dish) too.
Great Summer Desserts
In the summer we look for cool desserts, light desserts, or - for picnics and cookouts - portable desserts. I've gathered some summer dessert recipes here, from ice cream to cookies, that are guaranteed to hit the spot this summer.
Strawberries Image Gallery
It impossible to beat fresh, locally grown strawberries when they're in season. These are far superior to the huge, hollow, flavorless berries usually available in the grocery stores.
When I lived in California there was a road-side stand about a mile from my house manned by a Vietnamese family and next to a strawberry field. They sold the best strawberries I've ever eaten in my life. The berries were all perfectly ripe and about the size of my thumbnail. Instead of a couple of dozen berries per pound there were around four...
“Dessert is probably the most important stage of the meal, since it will be the last thing your guests remember before they pass out all over the table.” ~ The Anarchist Cookbook
Blueberries are native to North America and are related to cranberries. They're also hign in anti-oxidants and so quite healthy, which is a great characteristic in a dessert. Here are five of my favorite blueberry recipes.