Pumpkin White Chocolate Cheesecake with Mast Brothers Maple Chocolate Shavings

We are starting our third week without a kitchen.  We are making progress, though!  A wall went up today and the old floor came out.  The windows are ready to be replaced and we have decided on cabinets…so although the end is not really in sight it is at least being imagined.  In the meantime,Read more

White Chocolate Cheesecake Puddings with Blueberry Bourbon Jam & Basil

When I was a little girl my mother was really good at making desserts.  Two of my favorites were pudding (which I feel like we had a lot of in little pyrex cups ) and cheesecake cupcakes.  The puddings were usually chocolate and the cupcakes always had either blueberry or cherry topping right from theRead more

Chocolate Black Currant Cheesecake with Thin Mint Crust

Let’s just start by saying this is not a recipe that can be made quickly…as I sit here at roughly 4:00 this afternoon, I am realizing I began making this scrumptious concoction at roughly 7:45 this morning.  If I had followed all of the directions correctly I’d still be waiting.  Until tomorrow!!! I cheated.  IRead more

Cranberry Orange Pomegranate Sauce for Cheesecake

  When we think of winter fruits we think of cranberries and pomegranates.  We like to use them in salads and sauces throughout the winter months.  When we were asked to bring a dessert to Christmas dinner we knew we would be including them in our plan.         We began by washingRead more