Archive of posts from May 2020

    So-Cal Churros


    The mess and unhealthiness of deep-frying make it a special occasion occurrence at our house. For my son’s birthday, we ended up making churros, an easy fried treat that could be dipped in chocolate sauce.

    Blueberry-Lemon Scones


    Mother’s Day at our house, is often a breakfast-in-bed affair. This year, we decided to change things up from the usual pancakes or waffles, and make scones.

    Chocolate Cupcake with Raspberry Ganache, Raspberry and Mango Sorbet


    For birthdays around here, my go-to cupcake recipe is one I’ve been making for the last 10 years, namely, the Cook’s Illustrated “ultimate” chocolate cupcake. This year, my daughter and I brainstormed and researched, to come up with her ideal birthday dessert.