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  • Baked Pears with Honey, Cranberries and Pecans

    Baked Pears with Honey, Cranberries and Pecans

    Ingredients: 4 pears, I prefer Bosc as they are firmer and hold their shape well 24 fresh cranberries4 tablespoons chopped pecans1/2 teaspoon Ground Saigon Cinnamon, plus more, if needed1/4 teaspoon Grenada Nutmeg Ground, plus more, if...

  • Bananas Foster

    Bananas Foster

    This is Brent's favorite dessert of all time! We all have our kryptonite and this is his. Bananas Foster is an American dessert that originated in New Orleans made with cooked bananas served in a butter, brown...

  • Caribbean Spiced Fried Plantains

    Caribbean Spiced Fried Plantains

    Fried plantain may be served as a snack, a starter or as a side dish to the main course, such as with Jollof rice, Jerk Chicken, barbecued meat, tomato stew or beans.  Ingredients: 4 large yellow-ripe plantains, peeled 1 tablespoon ground ginger1...

  • Coconut Chai Rice Pudding

    Coconut Chai Rice Pudding

    Ingredients: 1 cup medium grain white rice1/4 tsp salt1 1/2 cups almond milk, divided3/4 cup coconut milk6 tbsp. sugar (or more to taste)1/2 tsp cinnamon1/4 tsp ginger1/4 tsp cardamomPinch of ground clovesPinch of coriander1 egg1/2 cup golden raisins...

  • Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

    Cranberry Orange Pound Cake

    Orange and Cranberry are such wonderful flavors, especially during the winter and holiday months. The sweetness of the cake contrasts nicely with the tartness of the fresh berries, and the icing on the cake is a sweet orange glaze that puts this stunning...

  • Delicious Fruit Curds for Tea Time Delicious Fruit Curds for Tea Time

    Delicious Fruit Curds for Tea Time

    Used traditionally as a topping for scones or as a filling for cakes, curd is easy to make and so yummy! You can substitute any number of frozen or fresh berries or citrus fruits and some of my favorites have been mixed berries, lime and grapefruit. Just...

  • Easy Blueberry Cobbler

    Easy Blueberry Cobbler

    Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup sugar1/4 teaspoon salt1 - 1/2 teaspoons baking powder3/4 cup whole milk1/3 cup butter, melted2 cups fresh blueberries1/3 cup lavender or vanilla sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven...

  • Easy Seafood Bisque

    Easy Seafood Bisque

    Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or bacon drippings½ cup onion chopped1 ½ teaspoons garlic minced1 cup dry white wine2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon celery salt1 teaspoon dried thyme½ teaspoon Hungarian...

  •  Lemon Lavender Greek Yogurt Pound Cake

    Lemon Lavender Greek Yogurt Pound Cake

    The delicious flavor combinations of lavender and lemon pair well together in this moist and easy pound cake. A lovely afternoon pick me up with a cup of Earl Grey makes a delightful respite from a busy day. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/4...

  • Microwave Salted Caramels

    Microwave Salted Caramels

    Gorgeous, creamy, buttery, soft caramels with just the right amount of salt to balance the sweetness. This easy to make and practically fool-proof microwave version only requires a few ingredients and just under 15 minutes to make. The hardest part...

  • Persian Saffron, Rose and Pistachio Ice Cream
Persian Saffron, Rose and Pistachio Ice Cream

    Persian Saffron, Rose and Pistachio Ice Cream

    Ingredients: 1 ½ quarts good quality vanilla ice cream½ tsp saffron, ground very fine with mortar and pestle1 tablespoon very hot water1 tablespoon rose water1 tablespoon rose petals ground very fine in mortar and pestle½ cup...

  • Poached Pears in Wine

    Poached Pears in Wine

    Ingredients: 1 bottle Merlot or Cabernet (enough to fill saucepan 3/4 full)4 pears – Bosc works best - pears should be firm but not too firm1/2 cup sugar1 Tbsp. Salty-Savory-Sweet Mulling  Spices2- 2 inch pieces of orange peel or 1 tsp...

  • Surprise Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Filling Surprise Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

    Surprise Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

    Ingredients: Cream Cheese Filling:1 - 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened¼ cup granulated sugar1 egg, beaten Cake Batter:2 cups flour1 ¾ cup sugar2 teaspoons baking soda1 tablespoon British Baking Spice Blend1 teaspoon salt1 cup liquid...

  • Sweet Spiced Nuts Sweet Spiced Nuts

    Sweet Spiced Nuts

    Year over year this has been one of our most requested recipes for holiday gift giving. Fun and easy to make in large batches and tied with festive bow your friends, neighbors and co-workers are sure to love these. Or keep them all for yourself, we wont...