Holiday Recipes

Tres Leches Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream

dare you to eat just one I created this recipe for our February 2010 Third Thursday event in honor of The Oscars.  There was a movie nominated called Milk of Sorrows, and, of course, my mind went to Tres Leches.  A traditionally hispanic dessert, it’s exact origins are disputed.  One bite, however, and there is no argument about how heavenly it its. More on Tres Leches Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream »

Schlopp with a Cherry on Top

Chocolate mousse with a cherry on top This chocolate mousse dessert has homemade whipped cream, homemade chocolate mousse, Kahlua brownies and is not complete until the cherry is on top. Before serving this delicious and easy Kahlua dessert cook up some Waffle Fry Burgers on the grill, it might just turn out to be your families new favorite recipes. More on Schlopp with a Cherry on Top »

Hot Whiskey Caramel

hot creamy caramel with whiskey I mean really I didn’t think dessert could get any better but with this easy dessert recipe you can turn just about any dessert into a gourmet dessert. Hot Whiskey Caramel is a creamy carmel syrup that is the perfect topping to Egg Nog Panna Cotta, ice cream, brownies,  you name it. So go get your favorite whiskey bottle and get started on this hot caramel dessert topping. More on Hot Whiskey Caramel »

Egg Nog Panna Cotta

Sweet winter dessert Egg nog is most commonly served in the winter as an adult beverage but this egg nog recipe is not your classic egg nog.  This egg nog panna cotta recipe is such a fun and easy winter holiday dessert.  With the fresh cinnamon and Hot Whiskey Caramel this will be the best egg nog dessert you will ever taste. Pair this dessert with Farfalle Pasta Alfredo and Pesto Pork Tenderloin. More on Egg Nog Panna Cotta »

Holi-dog Gourmet Hot Dog

I was inspired to create this easy hot dog recipe when I got my very own meat grinder just before Thanksgiving.  While it may seem crazy, I really enjoy butcherie (it was my favorite class in culinary school), and making sausages in particular.  To christen my new toy, I made homemade hot dogs with some great hunks of pork and dried apricots inside.  This concoction seemed like the logical next step. More on Holi-dog Gourmet Hot Dog »