Treat of the Week: Cardamom Apple Kataifi Nests

cardamom apple katifi nests

There is no denying how much I love my job. I am blessed with the ability to do what I love for a living every day. Of the many perks of the position is the frequent product that comes my way to sample. This is NOT a sponsored post, but the apples in this recipe […]

Treat of the Week: Harvest Spice Cake

harvest spice cake

These days, I continually find myself looking for ways to simplify my life. This week I let go of my old bike. It had 18 gears. I estimate that 16 of those had never been used. I replaced it with a single-speed bike which I have subsequently adorned with wire cargo baskets on the back […]

Treat of the Week: White Chocolate Pecan Cookies

white chocolate pecan cookies

I am happy to report that we have moved a safe distance from the 100˚ mark in Dallas. It’s still hot, but not the kind that makes you break into a sweat if you dare go out to check the mail. Over the coming weeks we will get our VERY short autumn and then straight […]

Treat of the Week: Pear Tarte Tatin

pear tarte tatin recipe

This is NOT a sponsored post. The fine people at Stemilt did send me some pears to use, but it was without pay or obligation. I say this only to tell you that I am proud to use fruit from Stemilt. I recently visited their orchards and packing facility in Washington and I was blown […]

Treat of the Week: Cinnamon Raisin Chocolate Brioche

cinnamon raisin chocolate brioche recipe

It seems like a breakfast item, and it well could be, but this week’s treat of the week could be enjoyed at any time of the day. I do like a good cinnamon roll, but this is so much more. The brioche dough makes a roll that is completely different from a traditional cinnamon roll. […]

Treat of the Week: Lemon Tart

best lemon tart recipe

I am citrus obsessed… and I proudly proclaim it.Today’s Treat of the Week celebrates all that is wonderful about lemons. It is tart and sweet and oh, so yellow. This recipe is similar to a lemon bar. However, it incorporates the salty flakiness of the pie crust and is topped with candied lemon slices to take it over […]

Treat of the Week: Applesauce Loaf with Caramel Icing

applesauce loaf with caramel recipe

I frequently have leftover materials from projects that need to be used up, given away, or in the worst case, tossed. For an upcoming project that will appear in the next month or so I had to purchase a ridiculous amount of apples. Admittedly, my selection was primarily based on color, as the apples in […]

Treat of the Week: Pumpkin and Dark Chocolate Mousse

pumpkin and dark chocolate mousse recipe

September has finally arrived! I’ve been seeing many autumn photos in my Instagram feed from people around the country, people clearly further north of the equator than I am. For many of you leaves are starting to turn and you are waking up to cooler temperatures. I am anxiously awaiting those days. In the meantime, […]

Treat of the Week: Lemon Ricotta Ice Cream

lemon ricotta ice cream recipe

What do you say to an ice cream that requires no egg tempering, no strainer smashing, no hassle? That’s what we have for you today. A super simple (and tasty) ice cream treat that is bursting with summer flavor. Our month-long devotion to ice cream continues with Lemon Ricotta Ice Cream. This ice cream is […]