To celebrate the height of California peach season, here’s a recipe that’s a more contemporary twist on peaches and cream — Peaches and Crème fraîche Ice Cream with Crystallized Ginger.
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A super easy dessert of puff pastry tarts filled with cardamom-mascarpone cream and orange juice-soaked strawberries.
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A Birthday Ice Cream Cake made with a modern take on the tin roof sundae combo of chocolate, peanuts, and vanilla ice cream.
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A cheesecake bar recipe that would do right by Dad made of a decadent combination of pecan shortbread, classic cheesecake, and a salted whiskey caramel.
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A showstopper of a dessert recipe for mocha-cocoa nib meringues with berries and cream.
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This is an easy vegan coconut cookie recipe courtesy of chef Bryant Terry. The result is a chewy coconut cookie topped with a simple lemon icing.
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A simple, dairy-free recipe for spicy, sweet curry coconut ice cream topped with salty-sweet toasted cashews.
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Remember when I was gifted that slew of citrus a few weeks ago? Well, I never got around to sharing one of my most favorite recipes from all the experimenting, so here they are, Meyer Lemon Icebox Bites.
I originally made this recipe as part of my Oscars Viewing Party for “The Help” as a nod to the traditional Icebox cakes of the South (I couldn’t bring myself to whip up a version of Minnie’s “famous” chocolate pie). Well, last week came and went but I didn’t want this recipe to go unnoticed. These sweet, tart, floral mini pies are perfect finger food for a cocktail party or anytime you just want a bite-sized dessert.
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Today was très amusant! I woke up to throw together a 1920s French-themed party and share it with my friends on Access Hollywood Live. Seeing as I’ve been working with Moet & Chandon a French-ified party seemed parfait. So, I donned my best 1920s makeup, decorated with a mix of modern metallics and vintage glasses, and assembled an assortment of finger foods with classic French flavors.
Here’s a few tips I passed on, a menu inspired by classic French foods, and a few behind-the-scenes snapshots of the food I prepared.
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This recipe is dedicated to all you guys out there looking for a last minute, very affordable Valentine’s gift. Yes, I’m calling out the men on this one but it’s with good measure. Over the course of the last day, I have had not one, not two, but three guys start to panic in my presence. It starts with realization and then frustration that there’s less than 24 hours to pull off something classy that looks like it took weeks to plan. Well, boys (and procrastinating girls), I’m giving you a freebie: Chocolate-Pistachio-Wafer Wedge.
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