almost lindy’s cherry cheesecake

sometimes, someone pesters you so much about something, that you have to cave in and my mom is relentless about cheesecake. for a while now, i’ve been making a version of new york cheesecake, that is just cream cheese, sugar, eggs and vanilla cooked in a water bath. but i was waxing nostalgic for the cheesecake that i grew up with. there’s no water bath and a just touch of flour for structure. IMG_4286 Continue reading

chocolate dulce de leche beignets with mrs cathy’s raspberry sauce

sometimes the universe allows several great events to converge on a single day. today, is national doughnut day,  i had leftover raspberry sauce made by my friend Cathy and i found chocolate dulce de leche in the supermarket.

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ginty’s shortbread valentine’s style

while working on a recipe for a fabulous cookie bar that i hope to post very soon, i tinkered with the recipe for traditional shortbread that i got from my friend Brenda. i needed a shortbread cookie as a base for sure, something not too sweet with a touch of saltiness to complement another ingredient, the Continue reading

boston cream pie

join me for a late and sort of half-hearted celebration of national chocolate cake day.  in my morning facebook feed, i spied a martha stewart post with a link to a recipe for boston cream cupcakes. i’m not really a cupcake girl so i set about adapting it into a gluten free cake recipe.

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