Roasted Pumpkin Mascarpone Cheesecake

Adapted from a recipe in Bon Appetit, November 2019. Using roasted pumpkin instead of canned pumpkin makes all the difference in the color and flavor of this cheesecake. The combination of cream cheese and mascarpone…Continue Reading

Pear Balsamic Chutney

The sweet and savory flavors of this chutney are the perfect complement to roasted pork tenderloin, grilled chicken. Spread it on sandwiches made with smoked turkey, or serve it with our Stilton Gougére. Makes ½…Continue Reading

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract…Continue Reading

Vanilla Pizzelle

Ingredients 3 eggs ¾ cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder Directions In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until thick. Stir…Continue Reading

Cranberry Pistachio Cantuccini

Makes about 2 dozen Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 3 tablespoons Grand Marnier 2 teaspoons dried orange zest 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup whole pistachios 3 large eggs…Continue Reading

Christmas Tree Salad

Makes about 6-7 cups Ingredients for the salad: 4 cups kale, rinsed well and sliced into thin ribbons 2 cups Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced (a mandolin or food processor is great for this.) 1/2 cup…Continue Reading

Homemade Almond Paste

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups blanched almonds 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 egg white 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Place almonds in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Add the confectioners’ sugar,…Continue Reading

Dark Chocolate Pizzelle

Makes about 2 dozen Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tbsp plus 1 tsp unsweetened dark cocoa powder (I used Hershey’s Special Dark) 1 tsp baking powder 1 egg 1/2 cup brown sugar* 5 tbsp…Continue Reading