Potato Garlic Rolls

Fluffy potato rolls baked parker house style with layers of garlic butter. Tender potato dough filled with garlic butter rolled into petite rolls and baked into bites of butter-soaked heaven. I made this recipe into small two-bite rolls so that I could eat more than one and not feel guilty. But with a couple of […]

Melting Heart Cakes

Chocolate fondant heart cakes with gooey melting centers and a chocolate ganache coating. Treat your valentine with these heart-shaped molten chocolate cakes. The batter and ganache are a mix of red-tinted white chocolate and semi-sweet chocolate for festive color. This recipe makes five 4-ounce heart-shaped cakes. They can also be made in a cupcake pan. […]

Olive Stuffed Sausage Balls

Chorizo spiced sausage mixed with manchego cheese and wrapped around manchego stuffed Castelvetrano olives. These are a dressed-up version of classic sausage balls. With the briny olives, salty cheese, and spicy sausage, these balls are the perfect appetizer to serve with martinis or red wine. Making these olive stuffed sausage balls isn’t much different than […]

Croquembouche

A tower of profiteroles, filled with caramel pastry cream, held together with caramelized sugar and garnished with a snowfall of powdered sugar. The first time I saw a croquembouche, I was amazed. The dramatic presence of it just blew me away. I knew one day I would have to make this decadent tower of deliciousness. […]

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 […]