Pear and Apple Tart

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Dessert and Sweets, General Recipes | 0 comments

Pear and Apple Tart

Ingredients: ½ cup Pecans ½ cup Sugar ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for the pan – 2 large egg 1 teaspoon pure almond extract 2 large Eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled 2 teaspoons Baking powder ½...

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Lemon Sorbet

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Dessert and Sweets, General Recipes | 0 comments

Lemon Sorbet

Sorbetto di Limone Serves 6 (if Grandpa is not home) Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 2 cups water 3 tbsp. vodka 2 cups lemon juice Zest of 2 lemons 1 really full tbsp. mascarpone cheese   Directions:  Put the sugar, water, and vodka into a pan and bring to...

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The Best Sangria

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Dessert and Sweets, General Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: 1 bottle dry red wine 1/3 cup brandy 1/3 cup Triple Sec 2 tablespoons sugar 2 sliced Blood Oranges 1 sliced green apple 1 ½ cups seltzer Directions: Mix 1 bottle dry red wine, 1/3 cup brandy, 1/3 cup Triple Sec and 2 tablespoons sugar...

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Rich Chocolate Muffins

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in Dessert and Sweets, General Recipes | 0 comments

Rich Chocolate Muffins

Ingredients: 12 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped 6 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 ¼ lb. unsalted butter 8oz all-purpose flour 4 cups sugar 12 large eggs, cracked into a bowl   Directions: In a saucepan, melt the 2 chocolates with the butter. Let...

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Chocolate Apricots

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in Dessert and Sweets, General Recipes | 0 comments

Chocolate Apricots

Ingredients:  2 oz chopped Dark Chocolate Fresh Apricots 1 walnut   Directions:  Microwave 2 ounces finely chopped dark chocolate on medium power until melted. Dip Fresh apricots halfway in the chocolate, place on a parchment-lined plate and press an...

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Bitter Chocolate Cake

Posted by on Jan 31, 2013 in Dessert and Sweets, General Recipes | 0 comments

Bitter Chocolate Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for the pan(s) ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for the pan(s) 2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon...

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