Fruit-Stacked Sticks


This is my kids’ absolute favorite dessert, even more than candy and ice cream. It is way more than just fruit on a stick. We like to make these in the summer, especially when we grill outside. It’s perfect for breezy summer evenings when the sun has finally set and it’s not quite as hot. My husband throws some burgers on the grill while I make the syrup. Then I let the fruit … [Read more...]

Czech Squares


Czech Squares   Print Serves: 24 Ingredients 1 cup walnut pieces ¾ cup granulated sugar 2½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg ⅛ teaspoon ground clove Pinch fine salt 1½ sticks butter, diced and slightly chilled 5 large egg yolks 2 tablespoons brandy Filling 1 cup cherry jam ½ … [Read more...]

Peach Crisp

Peach Crisp

This is just like a recipe my grandmother taught me. No family gathering was ever complete without a dessert of her peach crisp. I remember when she would set out her ramekin collection to serve them in, and us kids would fight over which color we wanted. Every summer we would pick peaches from a local orchard and end up with hundreds of them by the end of the season. Dozens … [Read more...]

High Protein Peach Cobbler


Doesn’t peach cobbler just remind you of summer or early fall? Every time I make this recipe, the house smells delicious and I can’t wait to dig in. Unlike other cobblers that have a lot of flour, this one is a light version that makes it easy to stick to your diet and have a bit of dessert too. No one would ever know by the taste that this is just simply packed full of pro … [Read more...]

Peach Melba Open Face Brioche


Sometimes in the summer when we’re having a cookout, I like to cook everything on the grill. Even dessert. This is the perfect recipe for that, plus it’s pretty healthy too. This is a great way to use produce you’ve picked up at the store or farmer’s market, or even picked yourself. It’s also an excuse to grab some fancy bread, a loaf of challah bread or brioche. It feels lik … [Read more...]