When Rick and I were in Porto last week we had the opportunity to try serradura, a typical Portuguese dessert made from sweetened whipped cream layered with cookie crumbs. Serradura means sawdust which describes the fine crumbs. This is a fun and easy dessert.
Start this three ingredient dessert (with an optional fourth ingredient) around lunchtime and you’ll have a flavorful treat for after dinner!
Crema de Limon isn’t pie filling. It’s a creamy lemon dessert that will have lemon lovers licking the bowl clean.
Fresh, juicy nectarines are used to make this take on a classic dessert that’s normally made with apples. Nectarine Charlotte is started on top of the stove and finished in the oven then topped with fresh whipped cream. It’s based on a recipe developed by Jacques Pépin.
I received a copy of Cups Sticks and Nibbles to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. We have a friend who is the group hostess. She has an awesome house with a huge yard and over the years she’s learned to master the art of the party. There’s always a banging array of…
Don’t you love it when you get an idea in your head and it all comes together? How about when it’s even better than you’d imagined? That was our experience with this Amazing Peanut Butter Pie. It’s a decadent treat that lives up to its name.
Hummingbird Cake features the fruity flavors of banana, pineapple and coconut. It’s traditionally served as a layer cake but cupcakes are much easier to transport to a cookout!
Here’s another old fashioned dessert that is enjoying a renaissance. A fool consists of pureed fruits gently folded into (real) whipped cream. The result is a silky concoction that’s not quite ice cream, not quite mousse and definitely NOT pudding. Our strawberry fool is a variation which includes bananas and chocolate shavings for a cool…
Fried biscuits with cinnamon sugar are a fun, old fashioned treat. They’re reminiscent of other fried doughs like churros and zeppole. Try them with your morning cup of coffee, tea or even a tall glass of milk.
Classic Pretzel Salad is a picnic tradition. It’s sweet and salty, crunchy and creamy all at the same time. Take it to your next cook out and bring back some memories or create new ones.