Tag: Dessert

Cheesecake Carr Fire Scholarship Dinner

Cooking with Doni

Well, we did it! Dinner for 8 is in the books! If you’re a local reader, you are all too aware of the Carr Fire that raged through the west side of our city six months ago. That never ending night of Thursday, July 26th brought our entire community to […]

Florentine Tacos

If you’re not afraid of butter and sugar…this recipe is for you. I have recently added to my skill set the ability to make and mold Florentines (almond lace cookies). On our most recent adventure, Chef Husband had the idea to take Florentines, mold them into the shape of a taco shell, […]

Oh, The Bunny

Pinch hitting is often the name of the game in cooking. When I determined that I was short on chocolate for my dessert, a baked chocolate mousse, I was faced with a harrowing challenge. We only had on hand a typical bag of chocolate chips, which weighs 12-oz., four ounces […]

Simple Palate Cleanser

Tonight was our wine group gathering. Three couples, four courses, eight wines. Each couple brought the makings for a dinner course to pair with their wine selections. We started off the evening with some bubbly and an appetizer with Brie Cheese atop a slice of Baguette, topped with fresh pear […]