Tag: "almond"

Chocolate Pear Hazelnut Tart

August 18th, 2014
Yield: 12 servings more »

Hearty Whole Wheat and Nut Bread

December 26th, 2013
Make your homemade bread even more awesome by mixing in a few bonus ingredients. Yield: 2 loaves more »

Chocolate Almond Silk Pie

December 23rd, 2013
What's better than a birthday cake?  A birthday chocolate almond silk pie! Yield: 12 servings more »

Pepper Popper Fingers

October 31st, 2013
These creepy fingers will look great at your halloween party.  And the cheesey filling will ensure you eat a whole handful.  (Haha.  Get it?) Yield: 24 poppers more »

Watermelon Salad

July 26th, 2012
I never would have guessed that watermelon and red onion go together so well.  It's amazing how much the watermelon takes on the onion's flavor.  All around, this is a great summer-time dish. Yield: 6 servings more »

Seasoned Dinner Rolls

March 1st, 2012
Bread is awesome.  No meal is complete with bread of some form, and these rolls have some flavorful spicing that will smell great while they're baking. Yield: 24 rolls more »

Anise & Almond Biscotti

December 26th, 2011
Now you can get that classy coffee shop food at home.  Anise, almond, chocolate.  Yum. Yield: About 30 cookies more »

Almond Torte

December 19th, 2011
This was a unique dessert to make.  It combines a cake with meringue and custard to create a great flavor and texture. Yield: 10 servings more »

Cannoli Cake

July 25th, 2011
This is a moist cake that combines a lot of great flavor.  If you have trouble finding mascarpone cheese at your local grocery, you can substitute neufchatel.  It doesn't taste quite the same, but it'll still be good. Yield: 12 servings more »

Nanaimo Bars

April 25th, 2011
Nanaimo bars are one of Canada's contributions to baking.  There's some controversy about the origin and the original recipe.  Nonetheless, you can try this tasty version.  I flavored it with spearmint, but you could use any flavor you like or have… more »

Almond Cheesecake

April 14th, 2011
If you don't love this cheesecake then you may not be human.  It's the richest cheesecake I've ever baked. more »

Two-Layer Gianduja

April 11th, 2011
Gianduja is a nut & chocolate confection that comes from Italy.  My pronunciation is terrible, so I couldn't tell you the right way to say it.  But it's definitely a tasty treat that everyone will enjoy. more »


September 20th, 2010
This is a traditional Finnish sweet bread.  The cardamom gives it a unique taste, topped off with a coating of  egg, sugar, and almonds. more »

Apple Cheese Torte

June 12th, 2010
I made this for a company pot-luck/cooking competition.  It's a great combination of a lot of flavors -- guaranteed to leave everyone wanting more (there's a blue ribbon to prove it!). more »