Chocolate Sorbet {vegan}

Chocolate Raspberry Sorbet @dessertfortwo

People like to say that life isn’t fair. French fries have more calories than salad. Paris is all the way across the ocean. Neither of the Property Brothers will ever propose to me. But, in some cases life is totally fair. This chocolate sorbet is completely fair. It’s rich, creamy, and easy to make with [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Grilled Stone Fruit + Almond Mascarpone Dip

Grilled stone fruit with mascarpone and candied almonds @dessertfortwo

I know this is hard to believe, but I don’t always cook for two. Even harder to believe: I have friends! Real life friends. (of the non-internet variety!!). And since my real-life friends have to hear about my internet friends and pretend it’s not weird, I cook for them. Quite frequently, actually. I made this [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Apple Pie Pizza

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I’m not naming any names, but someone in my house in on a juice cleanse.  And that someone’s favorite dessert is apple pie.  Their favorite food is pizza.  So, because I’m cruel, I made apple pie pizza.  It’s just that the house is starting to smell like raw kale.  I can’t deal anymore.  This apple [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Strawberry Mascarpone Yogurt Pie

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You’re just here for the strawberries, I know.  I get it.  I could smell the first season’s berries at the farmer’s market a mile away.  Winter was so dang brutal this year, so we are all jumping for joy at the strawberries. Have I told y’all before that Happy Hour is a big deal in [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Eclairs

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These mini chocolate eclairs for two positively melt my heart.  I want to dunk them in my coffee in the morning, snack on them in the afternoon, and eat them for dessert after dinner.  The good news in that scenario is that this recipe only makes 6 mini two-bite eclairs.  If you share these with [ Click to continue Reading! ]

A small batch of BEIGNETS.

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I’m just going to say it:  this is the best recipe that has ever come out of my kitchen.  Sorry to be so demonstrative, but I’m still on a powdered sugar high.  I bought a 7-pound bag at Costco last week. I’m a beignet freak.  They make me a bit emotionally unstable, as in, I [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Moscato Gelee with Blood Oranges

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Last week, I made a recipe for my Valentine that consisted of exactly what he wanted:  a small batch of chocolate cupcakes with chocolate buttercream.  Simple, delicious, and zero frills.  Today, I’m sharing a recipe for my ideal Valentine dessert:  a quick and easy Moscato gelee topped with blood oranges and whipped cream.  It’s definitely [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mixed Berry Mini Pavlovas

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Another dessert with berries? YES. Since my grocery store was sold out of broccoli (both fresh and frozen) and the baby spinach bin was empty too , I’m assuming you’re still on a health kick.  That’s fine, y’all, but seriously:  Valentine’s Day is coming up.  Get ready.  Your honey wants chocolate. Besides, calories are just [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Balsamic Berries and Cream

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You’re still doing the healthy thing, aren’t you?  How’s that going for you?  I will admit, I’m doing the healthy thing, too.  Since I bake and eat desserts year ’round, I had to learn moderation a long time ago.  And stick to it, too!  I have a few rules that help me along. One of [ Click to continue Reading! ]