dessert


Brown Butter, Bittersweet Chocolate, and Pear Cake Recipe

Last November, I made this cake from Smitten Kitchen.  I stumbled upon the recipe after searching for a dessert that combined pear and chocolate.  Hoping for a treat that would be relatively quick and easy, this cake looked perfect.  It wasnt until I had already laid out the ingredients, that I realized brown butter played…


Pecan Pie Recipe

I have strong opinions about my Thanksgiving pecan pie.  It has whole, toasted pecans and is encased in a flaky, homemade pie crust.  It has no chocolate.  And most of all, it is delectable. In preparation for Thanksgiving, I tried two versions: one close to the Karo version I grew up with, and one using…