The other day my mother asked me, “Of all the things you cook, which one do you love the best?” I replied, “Dessert! All kinds. English...

My grandmother was in love with aspics and jellies. She made them into garden salads that jiggled. She made them into coral pink fish that you would eat...

I caught drift of a conversation in one of my cooking classes that fascinated me. One of my students was raving about the beautiful flower cookies she...

I have to admit I was tempted to play with this recipe. I have made it for a long time and look forward to it when fresh strawberries are in the market....

          I adore Cherry Garcia ice cream flavored with bing cherries and chocolate, so I thought I’d try to improve on it and make some on...

I’ve been baking more cakes lately than I have in years. It seems the more time pressure I am under with writing deadlines, the more baking cakes...

All of a sudden, the kitchen fills with the aroma of oranges and cinnamon. And when I sneak a taste at the very end of baking the pudding, the flavor...

I bake and make desserts all winter. It might be something to do with cocooning or comfort or simply loving desserts, but this winter especially I have...

    Can you smell it??? The fragrance of strawberries and fresh basil is intoxicating. This strawberry ice cream is not silky smooth, but...

    Sometimes I feel like a comforting dessert, like a vanilla or chocolate mousse, but then end up playing with the recipe. Today I felt...

Cooking with a French accent..