Feta and Olive Oil Cakes

Each Easter Sunday the dinner table is filled with delicious foods and sweet treats. While the younger crew might want cake and fluffy coconut frosting, a few others will love nibbling on something of a different flavor. These delicious little Feta and Olive Oil Cakes are sure to please.  

Gaea’s Olive Oil Cake

Shake up your holiday dessert table this year with zesty, fresh flavors. Christmas dessert tables are filled with a various assortment of sweet delicious pastries. Holiday decorated cookies take center stage while heavily frosted cakes and cinnamon spiced pies wait to be cut. This year we are adding a bit of a zesty twist to our collection. Friends…

Francois Payard’s Chocolate Pecan Tart

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is traditionally the day I bake for the holiday dessert table. The aroma wafting through the kitchen is intoxicating and keeping all foods intact for guests arriving Thursday, is a bit of a chore with two teenagers in the house. Pies, small decorative cookies and cakes are dessert menu staples, and this year Pecan…

Francois Payard’s Apple Honey Cake

Setting clocks back an hour for daylight savings time seems to be the official moment each year when the holiday season begins. Grocer coolers are filled to the top with turkeys and foil roasting pans have found their way to the end of every aisle. Candy canes and Christmas themed M&M’s are artfully placed at…

Blackberry Pear Soup

Blackberries are a hardy species that have adapted to nearly all climates and conditions around  the globe. Through the centuries the deep hued berries have been utilized medicinally and as  indigo and purple dye. While the uses are many and have varied from culture to culture, their popularity today is due to the fact they…