Cross section of Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake Icebox Cake.

Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake Icebox Cake

When the weather is stinking hot and you’re invited to dinner in a friend’s backyard and you’ve promised to bring a dessert, you look for something that doesn’t involve turning your oven on. If you’re still in Covid restrictions and weekend shopping can sometimes involve lining up (in aforementioned stinking heat) and you just don’t … Read more

Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs topped with chocolate ganache and sprinkles.

Chocolate cheesecake choux puffs

Happy (nearly) Easter! Today’s recipe is a happy accident, inspired by one of my cooking club member’s sisters who cooks along with her brother some weeks (one silver lining of the pandemic is that I get to cook and bake with not just my students but also their families, as they are at home for … Read more

Tangerine-Topped Cheesecake from Everyday Dorie on a white plate.

Cook the Book Fridays: Tangerine-Topped Cheesecake from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one I can’t wait to make for a crowd (original recipe serves 16!). It’s one that requires a bit of time and patience – it bakes a long time, cools in the oven a long time and … Read more

Cross section of Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Twelve Days of Holiday Treats: Cranberry Cheesecake Bars

Welcome to Day 2 of The Twelve Days of Holiday Treats! Once again, this year, from December 1-12th I’ll post a new holiday treat recipe every day – inspiration for your holiday entertaining! The recipes I’m sharing are small batch (perfect for this year of smaller gatherings – each recipe makes 1-dozen) that are simple … Read more