Dairy

Kadayif with Mozzarella and Lemon
Dairy, Dessert

Kadayif with Mozzarella and Lemon

Kadayif with Mozzarella and Lemon is prepared with phyllo dough that’s been rolled up and sliced very thinly. It resembles rolls of shredded wheat. We ate many cheese dishes and pastries when we were in Turkey that were based on this amazing type of phyllo dough. The easy recipe I’m […]

Pavlova
Dairy, Dessert

Pavlova

A Pavlova is a sure fire way to wow your guests with a dessert that you can make in advance! Make the meringue shell in advance and fill it right before serving. You can fill it with the traditional whipped cream and berries; but you can also choose to fill […]

Cream Cheesecake
American, Dairy, Dessert

Cream Cheesecake

This Cream Cheesecake is all cream cheese and cream. The addition of sour cream or the popular Italian cheesecake based on ricotta just doesn’t do it for me. Truth be told, my son has eaten a whole Cream Cheese cake cake by himself- It’s that good! This cheesecake is perfect […]

Chocolate Cheesecake
American, Dairy, Dessert

Chocolate Cheesecake

This Chocolate Cheesecake is a chocoholic’s dream! It’s so rich and dense that you can truly serve a crowd from one cake. That extra whipped cream and chocolate shavings in the middle take it over the top. For those of you who prefer a basic but fabulous cheesecake, clink on […]

American, Dairy, Dessert

Seven Minute Frosting

This frosting turns any cake into a fluffy snowball! Most standard double boilers are not large enough to allow for the volume of frosting that fluffs up from this recipe. I create a makeshift double boiler by using a large soup pot filled with simmering water into which I place […]