Waffled brownie with homemade caramel and toasted cashews

Waffled Brownie with Caramel and Toasted Cashews

I am going to be painfully honest and tell you that this was a last-minute thing.  Tasked with making dinner and a dessert for a birthday celebration in just a couple of days, plus dealing with…

There was this one time that I made 16 pies.

Our friends Jeremy and Kial got married on March 14.  In case you don’t understand the significance, the date (at least in the US) is 3.14.15, or the first few digits of the number Pi….

Cornflake crunch

Momofuku Cornflake Crunch

Momofuku Cornflake Crunch (makes about 4 cups)   Ingredients: 5 cups cornflakes 1/2 cup dry milk 3 tbsp. granulated sugar 1 tsp. kosher salt 8 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted Preparation: Preheat oven to 275 degrees. In a…

Momofuku cornflake cookies

Momofuku Cornflake Marshmallow Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are as over the top as they sound. In case you don’t obsess over reading about food and cookbooks like I do, I will let you know.  Momofuku Milk Bar is the “sweets” faction…

Chocolate Croissants

Chocolate Croissants – from homemade puff pastry

I gotta be honest guys – homemade puff pastry is one of those things that I thought only crazy people did.  It seemed so fussy and in general not-worth-it that it wasn’t on my radar…

I just want to show you how awesome my apple pie was for Thanksgiving.

In case you were wondering, I am a sucker for slightly fussy things.  Not fussy like little paper wrappers on the ends of bones, but more fussy like process-intensive ways of cooking things for the…

Birthday Cake Booze Balls

Birthday Cake Booze Balls

I really tried to come up with a more elegant name for these, but this is what happened. After a recent conversation with someone wanting birthday cake flavored caramels (I have no idea how to…