Dessert Recipes

Halloween Peach Pie Recipe

October 28, 2011 3 Comments
Halloween Peach Pie Recipe

It’s Halloween on Monday so what better way to get into the holiday than learn some history about Washington Irving, Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman. My friend Chef Mark Vogel wrote this article about these guys and finishes it off with a recipe for Peach Pie to “honor Ichabod and the Legend of Sleepy […]

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Peach Melba Recipe

May 25, 2011 0 Comments
Peach Melba Recipe

Here’s a new article and recipe from my friend Chef Mark Vogel. He gives a little history of the peach, where it came from, how it used and finishes with a classic Peach Melba recipe. I have never made this dish but I am going to give it a try after reading his recipe. Looks […]

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Eggs a la Neige or Eggs In Snow Recipe

April 27, 2011 3 Comments
Eggs a la Neige or Eggs In Snow Recipe

What the heck is Eggs a la Neige? Here’s contributing writer Chef Mark Vogel’s article and recipe for “Eggs a la Neige.” This may be a bit more advanced for the beginner cook but if you are into classic French recipes, you’ll really enjoy it. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of meringue and to […]

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Pound Cake Recipe and Crust Fix

March 10, 2011 20 Comments
Pound Cake Recipe and Crust Fix

Simple Pound Cake Recipe Plus Crust Fix Yet another baking problem requiring an answer. I’m not much of a baker (yet) although my 13 year old daughter loves to bake and her mom (my wife) is a very good baker. In fact she made an Apple Pear Cake recipe given to her from our friend […]

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Cinnamon Coffee Cake With Chocolate Chips Recipe

January 4, 2010 4 Comments
Cinnamon Coffee Cake With Chocolate Chips Recipe

My Daughter Makes This Cinnamon Coffee Cake Yesterday my 12-year-old daughter decided she wanted to make a cinnamon coffee cake recipe she received at school from one of her friends. She loves to bake and is a big fan of the Cake Boss television series. I’m not a baker so it’s great having her in […]

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Ganache Recipe

December 21, 2009 4 Comments
Ganache Recipe

 Seizing Ganache Some of you may not be that familiar with “ganache”. I know I wasn’t until I became friends with Pastry Chef Jenni Field and she started teaching me about various baking techniques and how some of my recipes call for ganache and I didn’t even know it.  See Chocolate Pudding Recipe Italian Style […]

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Van Halen Pound Cake Recipe

December 10, 2009 3 Comments
Van Halen Pound Cake Recipe

Jenni’s Best Pound Cake Recipe By contributing food writer, Chef Jenni Field I consider myself a bit of a pound cake snob. I grew up eating my mom’s chocolate pound cake, which is one of my favorite cakes ever.  She also makes a mean almond pound cake as well as a really incredible cranberry-orange one. […]

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Traditional Creamy Pumpkin Pie

November 23, 2009 2 Comments
Traditional Creamy Pumpkin Pie

How To Make a Traditional Pumpkin Pie Pumpkin pie is basically a custard pie.  It contains dairy, and is thickened with eggs and sits in a wonderful, flaky pie crust like the one we just talked about a couple of days ago.  The pumpkin and spices evoke the aromas and flavors of fall, and more […]

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Pie Crust – Store Bought or Home Made

November 19, 2009 20 Comments
Pie Crust – Store Bought or Home Made

How to Make Pie Crust at Home My wife makes a fantastic apple pie.  She is really good at it and can put together a perfect apple pie in about fifteen minutes.  She uses commercial pie crust found in the refrigerator section of the supermarket, and feels no guilt about it at all. Being a […]

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

June 4, 2009 10 Comments
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Pineapple Upside Down Cake When I was a kid I was given my choice of cake my mom would make for my birthday. I’m not sure why but I always asked for pineapple upside down cake. It may be that I just liked the taste of pineapple with a classic yellow cake mix or it […]

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