Category Archives for Desserts

Pumpkin Cupcakes

I love pumpkin desserts of all kinds, but I’ve been playing favorites lately. Since my first pumpkin cupcake a few years ago, I’ve been hooked on rotating making them opposite pumpkin bread throughout the fall. I’m always on the lookout for new … Continue reading

23. October 2012 by Nina
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French Breakfast Doughnuts

Doughnut. Fritter. Pastry. Part dessert, possibly breakfast (why bother arguing when it’s right in the name?) and quite possibly goûter (Pamela Duckerman’s “Bringing Up Bebe” relates humorous and awe-inspiring tales of the French 4:00 p.m. snacktime). I’m not the kind of person who … Continue reading

03. October 2012 by Nina
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Gluten-free Flourless Chocolate Cookies

I’m always on the lookout for gluten-free snacks and desserts to make for my gluten-free friends. I recently came across a recipe for flourless chocolate cookies, which immediately intrigued me because I love flourless chocolate cake. I checked out the … Continue reading

16. September 2012 by Nina
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Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

My friend, Stephanie, passed this great summer dessert recipe along to me. As soon as I picked up our first three quarts of fresh local strawberries from our fruit share through Native Offerings’ CSA program, I knew I would make … Continue reading

18. June 2012 by Nina
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Mini Chocolate Mousse Pies

A couple weeks ago, while browsing some recipe blogs and cookbooks, I felt the urge to make something sweet. In the mood to try a new technique, and feeling rather festive, baking mini pies seemed perfectly appropriate. As some of … Continue reading

29. March 2012 by Nina
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Blueberry-Sour Cream Muffins

For years, I have been following my mom’s lead by using sour cream and yogurt to moisten muffins, breads and cakes. My mom adds these ingredients to recipes that don’t even call for them, just sensing it might be too … Continue reading

27. February 2012 by Nina
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Ricotta Cheese Cookies

Looking for a new holiday cookie to bake this weekend? If you’ve ever had a cake made with ricotta cheese, you can probably imagine what these fluffy cake-like cookies will taste like. I guarantee this Italian cookie staple will become … Continue reading

16. December 2011 by Nina
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