Oat Pecan Sandwich Cookies

Creamy date caramel sandwiched between brown butter oat pecan cookies. Richly sweet toasted oat and pecan cookies with creamy bourbon date caramel. The idea for these cookies started out as being a “healthy” cookie with low sugar and low gluten. But like so much of my cooking, they ended up being the opposite. What can […]

Bourbon Cherry Chocolate Cake

Bourbon chocolate cake, cherry bourbon filling, chocolate ganache, and fresh cherries. Indulge in this rich chocolate cake with its sweet dark cherry filling, creamy chocolate ganache, and bright, fresh cherry garnish. A delicious way to start the new year! Ganache First layer with the filling Cake with ganache This cake has a spreadable chocolate ganache […]

Eggnog

Creamy egg custard with freshly ground nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, and a splash of spiced rum. I never liked eggnog growing up. Only ever trying store-bought. For years and years, I thumbed my nose at it. Then a friend of mine made me some homemade eggnog. I was skeptical, but I tried it. I was oh […]

Pumpkin Apple Slaw

Shaved kabocha pumpkin, gala apples, and brussels sprouts, with black pepper honey pumpkin seeds, bourbon macerated craisins and orange dressing. The majority of people probably aren’t used to eating raw pumpkin. It is a hard, starchy fruit that most often requires boiling or baking. But when shaved, shredded, or spiralized, the pumpkin’s texture becomes crisp […]