desserts

Wellesley Fudge Cake with Cocoa Frosting

Before I get to the cake, let’s talk a bit about women and college admissions. Women’s exclusion from a great many colleges and universities was part of the social order for most…

Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Cookies

If you’re anything like us, you know what it means to love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate. The addition of peanut butter turns chocolate into food, right? Just in time…

Pear Panna Cotta Cake

Panna cotta is Italian for “cooked cream.” If you haven’t tried it, it’s a delicious Italian dessert made of sweetened cream that’s molded and flavored with all kinds of coffees and sensational…

Stone Fruit, Blueberry & Frangipane Galette

Summer baking is the best. Yes, it’s hot and no one feels much like looking at a stove, but early morning is actually a good time to indulge in a little dough…

Cherry Strawberry Streusel Cake

We raise a glass to the streusel cake that has so much fresh fruit, we can’t decide whether to eat it for breakfast or dessert. Put those locally picked strawberries and cherries…

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie with Almonds

I really have no idea where this particular recipe originated, I’ve been making it, or some form of it for decades.  My husband loves strawberry rhubarb pie, so it’s been his birthday…

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