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Chocolate covered strawberries, dipped in tempered chocolate, are a favorite romantic treat on Valentine's Day or other suitable moment.
Simply temper a bowl of chocolate and place into your favorite candy molds to let dry.
Tempering is just getting the chocolate to melt so you can make candy with it. Be sure to use real chocolate.
This easy assemble mousse dessert is made with lemon curd made with Meyer lemon.
For many people Easter Bunny Egg cookies like these, with a hard boiled egg, is an Easter tradition.
Everyone loves cinnamon buns and making your own homemade sweet dough makes them even better.
This rich sweet dough forms the basis for several sweetroll and coffeecake recipes. It is especially good with cinnamon rolls.
You can make your own pumpkin pie using sugar pumpkins and the usual ingredients like cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg and ginger.
The base for a good pumpkin pudding is a good pumpkin bread recipe and then adding maple syrup and cream before baking again.
The old world discovered chocolate in the new world and this Mexican stone ground chocolate from Taza is as close as you will get to that today.
These Italian Anise cookies have a mild anise flavoring, which is typical for many Italian desserts. Serve at Christmas, weddings or other special occ
Another delicious and simple desserts from Mary Ann Esposito's 5 ingredients cookbook. Garnish with peppercorns.
Making these cookies involves a two-step process but is worth it when you taste these raspberry cookies.
Tiramisu is considered by some to be the ultimate Italian dessert, or any dessert. You can make it yourself after watching this video.
Using fresh vanilla beans and lemon juice, this traditional Italian dessert makes an elegant dessert when served still warm with a fruit compote.
If you want to learn this technique for candy making or cake decorating then this is a very useful video.
These Italian Wedding Cookies are very similar to the Russian Tea Cake and the Snowball Cookies but use butter and almonds instead of the Crisco and p
As the name of the recipe suggests, these are as tasty as you will find lemon squares anywhere.
These small, round donuts ae fried and coated with powdered sugar and best eaten right after making. They may remind you of "donut holes."
Making this authentic version of the Italian pastry Pastiera Napoletana takes a while but is well worth the time.
These sweet crepes use fresh Granny Smith apples and pistachios as part of the batter. Then you fill with sliced banana.
This is a perfect cool, no bake dessert with raspberries and cream. The crust made with vanilla wafers, pecans and butter.
This is a vegetarian and raw food recipe that makes a chocolate pudding dessert every bit as tasty as a cooked version.
This red berry galette, French term for rustic tart, uses a combination of strawberries and raspberries for the filling.
The key to pairing wines with dessert, especially in the summer, is to keep it simple, and “let the wine shine.”
Infusing a syrup (which starts with a mixture of sugar and water) is a very simple process. You can be making your own infused syrups with a variety o
The basic process of grinding chocolate is actually very simple. Starting with raw, whole cacao beans, you roast and grind them.
When making your own whipped cream you should buy what is called whipping cream or else buy heavy cream.
Granola is good for breakfast, lunch, or as a snack not to mention its easy to make. And, unlike with prepackaged food, you are in control of what you and your family are eating.
It is possible to buy cannoli shells already made, which of course is a lot easier for the home cook. This traditional recipe uses both ricotta and ma
Tuiles are a French dessert cookie that are molded into round shapes and are served with ice cream, gelato and custard or filled with cream.
This caramel sauce recipe uses ripe bananas to infuse flavor into the caramel.
Sugar cranberries are especially popular during the holidays but are a great treat if you like the combination of sweet and tart.
European butter cream icing is less sweet than American and is made with a Swiss Meringue as a base.
These chocolate and pistachio biscotti are a creative variation incorporating new ingredients and flavors like pistachio and chocolate.
The combination of champagne or sparkling wine and chocolate is an effective mood changer for many people.
A trifle is a layered dessert made with a cream, fruit and cake - often known as a fool. It is a quick and easy recipe.
This version of a ginger flavored shortbread cookie has added flavor with mini chocolate chips.
White chocolate and dried cherries make these typical Scottish scones very, very tasty.
The meringueis often thought of as being difficult to make but this video teaches how easy it is.
Meringues are not only delicious, they are extremely versatile. Last week, Annie Schennum, who trained and taught at the prestigious Cordon Bleu cooking school in London, showed us that meringues are
Chocolate bark with rice krispies is one of the easiest sweet snacks to make. Just temper the chocolate, mix in the krispies and let harden.
Saint Lucia Day, a Sicilian holiday, is December 13 and a pudding is traditionally eaten. It is made with wheat berries, milk, sugar and cornstarch.
These Italian holiday treats are little bites of fried dough slathered in a honey/Kayo syrup mixture and topped with bits of chocolate, toasted nuts and fresh cinnamon.
This bread pudding recipe from Nova Scotia is actually made with day old donuts. The filling is a custard, meaning that it is made with eggs, sugar, m
This dessert is based on Reeses candy and has three layers; a graham cracker crust, a peanut butter filling and a chocolate topping.
Pumpkin bread is a holiday tradition and treat for many. Serve this with the honey butter recipe.
If you are like Executive Chef Tom Bivins of New England Culinary Institute you make different types of shortcake.
The shortcakes are so easy to mix and bake yourself that you may even forget about the store bought version.
This cake from Mastering The Art of French Cooking is called Reine de Saba, “Queen of Sheba,” and was recomended personaly by Julia Child
Hood milk held a contest using dairy desserts and this is the grand prize winner. Pumpkin cakes with caramel sauce and topped with a sour cream mixtur
Warm chocolate cake in minutes, using only common baking ingredients, a mug, a spoon, and a microwave?
You only need to use your favorite ice cream and cookies to make this cake. Store in freezer until ready to eat.
This recipe tops a pumpkin cupcake with maple cream cheese filling and a carmalized sauce with diced apples.
A sandwich named after "The King" himself, Elvis Presley, this recipe video for The Elvis Sandwich yields the perfect lunch of bananas, bacon and peanut butter.
Even though it is a little out of the ordinary, this recipe for a banana and almond butter quesadilla is simple to prepare. It's almost too simple. Just mix, spread, and toast!
This creamy pumpkin ice cream is a great combination of sweet bananas and spicy pumpkin for the perfect autumn dessert. Says Perry, “It is very seasonal right now, but delicious any time of the year
Another no-cook, homemade tasting dessert using store bought ingredients - but you could make it from scratch too!
This recipe uses Moose Tracks but you can substitute any of your favorite flavors.
This is based on the original recipe using the real juice from key limes.
One of the best desserts from England that uses summer fruits such as raspberries and strawberries.
You can use whatever ice cream you have or want to in this easy and fast recipe, but here it is made with strawberry.
Why do the Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospital Chefs want to show you how to make Poached Pears in Red Wine with a Balsamic Glaze reduction? Partly because it is great tasting but another reason is
Chocolate fondues can be made as a fairly healthy dessert if you use pure 86% cacao and use fruit for dipping.
These ricotta pies are a variation on ricotta lemon pancakes and go well with fruit sauces.
Make your own candy with this helpful video tutorial for Turtle Candy. From melting chocolate and caramel to making cute edible creations, this how-to video teaches you many useful techniques.
Learn how to make your own homemade Limoncello Biscotti in this how to recipe video. The lemon flavor in tandem with the sweetness of the frosting and pastry allows for a perfect mix of sweet and sour that appeals to all.
In this recipe, host Rosanne LeBlanc makes an easy summer dessert out of the most basic ingredients: chocolate, caramel, nuts and coconut. Learn how to make your own candy with Chocolate Turtles with Coconut.
These fruit tarts are made from all store-bought ingredients but taste like you made them from scratch.
Kelp adds a salty depth of flavor to the already sweet and rich chocolate turtle candies. Follow along with this how-to video and make your own Chocolate Turtles with Kelp.
Biscotti make for a classic Italian dessert or snack. Learn how to prepare the Almond and White Chocolate Biscotti, an easy treat calling for just four ingredients you may already have your pantry.
Easy to make with ingredients you are sure to find in your cupboard, these candy turtles are the perfect summer dessert. Learn how to make these Chocolate Turtles with Dried Cranberries in this how-to recipe video.
Who can resist a marshmallow? It doesn't get any better than melted chocolate, walnuts and marshmallows in this Rocky Road biscotti rendition!
Turtle lovers will be charmed with Rosanne LeBlanc's combination of caramel, chocolate, brazil nuts, pecans, hazelnuts, almonds and cashews as she molds her biscotti into an irresistible sweet creation.
This is a chocolate lovers dream gift basket of treats dipped into chocolate. Taking the time to make homemade chocolates says you care.
This Yin and Yang Creme Sans Brulee recipe is from Gary Wall, the 2000 Southwest Regional Cookoff winner of the PBS series Master Chef.
Jennifer Spencer, winner of the Master Chef USA 2000 Southeast Regional Cookoff, wowed the judges with this homemade Baked White Chocolate Mousse in Puff Pastry recipe.
Enjoy a refreshing warm weather treat when you savor this recipe for Watermelon Lime Granita.
For an elegant, sophisticated dessert, enjoy this recipe for Victorian Creams.
This sweet dessert recipe uses phyllo cups filled with sugared peaches over ice cream, either butter pecan, peach or vanilla.
This exotic recipe for Banana-Filled Eggs Rolls with Custard Sauce can be readily customized. For example, try chopped crystallized ginger in place of the chocolate chips.
Served as a snack or alongside ice cream for dessert, this Fried Sugar-Cinnamon Won Tons recipe is a tasty treat.
An easy, flaky dessert, this Banana Dumplings recipe is a clever use of crescent rolls. You could also use fresh bananas for this recipe, substituting 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced fresh bananas for the dried.
Use fresh or dried blueberries to make this delicious bread pudding Blueberry Bread Pudding recipe.
Great at a Halloween party or on a dessert buffet, enjoy this recipe for Caramel Dipped Lady Apples. If the caramel hardens as you are dipping, return it to the microware and heat on High for 15 seconds, stir, then proceed with dipping.
You can vary the fruit used on this pizza according to what's in season when you enjoy this Mango Dessert Pizza recipe.
Try this exotic Chocolate-Dipped Starfruit recipe for a clever variation. Be sure to dry the star fruit pieces well before dipping, as chocolate will not stick to wet fruit.
Exotic-looking horned melons make an interesting serving bowl for this light melon dessert recipe for Melon With Minted Horned Melon Sauce.
Tantalize your tastebuds with this Orange-Glazed Bananas recipe. Serve over waffles at breakfast or over ice cream or pound cake for dessert.
Enjoy this Mango Dessert Sauce recipe warm or chilled over ice cream desserts, fresh fruit, cheesecake, pancakes or waffles, or spooned over a dessert souffle.
For a puff pastry delight, enjoy this recipe for Peach Tarts With Coconut Cream.
For a sweet open pie treat, enjoy this recipe for a Mexican version of flan. If you do not have a double boiler, the flan can be made in a metal bowl fit snugly in a saucepan of simmering water.
For a tasty treat, enjoy this recipe for banana squash In ginger cream. Banana squash is a large (usually 10 pounds or larger) winter squash.
This quick and easy blueberry wraps dessert may be made in advance up to step two and refrigerated. Continue by sauteeing in butter just before serving.
This Peppered Blueberry Dessert Salsa is a recipe great served over sliced pound cake or vanilla ice cream.
This Blueberry and Tropical Fruit Topping is great recipe served alone or as a topping for sorbet, sponge cake or frozen yogurt.
This quick and easy recipe for Blueberry Apple Frosty is great for breakfast or as an afternoon snack.
This recipe for Gorgonzola with Honey is a dessert that couldn't be more simple.
This medieval Siena fruitcake is the ancestor of our modern ones. Nick Malgieri says that the sweet, chewy panforte is best enjoyed in small wedges with coffee or sweet wine.
Serve this recipe for Grilled Honey Glazed Cinnamon Apples as a side dish to grilled chicken breasts or pork chops.
Nick Malgieri says that this citrus-scented recipe for Pastry Cream & Sour Cherry Pie is a Neapolitan favorite and that, in season, fresh strawberries replace the jam.
Faith Willinger prepared this Italain version of ice cream on the PBS series The Chefs of Cucina Amore.
This recipe for Pears and Prunes with Wine and Spice is a classic dessert, simple to prepare and dramatic to look at.
Nick Malgieri notes that pan di Spagna is the most popular type of cake in Italy. It may become your most popular recipe.
For an elegant dessert, savor this recipe for Chocolate-Filled Dome Cake (Zuccotto alla Cioccolata ).
Indulge your tastebuds when you enjoy this recipe for Arborio Rice Pudding with Currants and Dark Brown Sugar.
This recipe for Roasted Strawberries with Balsamic Vinegar and Cinnamon Sticks is a wonderful way to showcase your fruit.
This low-fat recipe treat for Strawberry Nachos makes a pretty summer dessert or a simple afternoon snack.
Serve this low-fat recipe for California Skinny Dips at your next dinner party.
This simple cheese-based appetizer recipe for Strawberry Brie is made sweet with the addition of ripe strawberries.
Find the freshest and sweetest strawberries you can find to enjoy this recipe for Classic Strawberry Pie at its finest.
This recipe for Strawberry Filled French Toast makes a good entree for weekend brunches.
Use your imagination when making this recipe for Banana Split Strawberry Pie.
Use your imagination when it comes to ice cream flavors when making this recipe for Chocolate-Strawberry Ice Cream Cake.
This refreshing dessert recipe for Strawberry Shortcuts takes about 15 minutes to make and can be prepared ahead of time.
This recipe for Strawberry Banana Cream Pie is the ultimate comfort food.
What could be better than chocolate and strawberries? Savor this recipe for Berry Delicious Black Bottom Pie.
What could be better than chocolate and strawberries? Savor this recipe for Strawberry Chocolate Mousse Pie.
The longer you refrigerate the trifle in this recipe for Strawberry Trifle Cake, the better it will be because the strawberry glaze will soak deeper into the pound cake.
This recipe for Chocolate Strawberry Port Cake is a decadent variation of a sponge cake is flavored with port.
When enjoying this recipe for Strawberry Angel Cake, you may use a prepared angel food cake from the supermarket if you are pressed for time.
For a fresh and elegant dessert, enjoy this recipe for Strawberry Almond Cream Napoleons.
Serve this quick, light dessert recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake In A Glass elegantly in a wine glass, at your next dinner party.
Serve this quick, light dessert recipe for Strawberry Almond Parfait elegantly in a wine glass, at your next dinner party.
Homemade ice pops like the ones in this recipe for Frosty Strawberry Pops are fun for children to make.
This easy recipe for Strawberry Yogurt Freeze can be modified by mixing other flavors in with the strawberries.
Deliciously decadent yet low in fat and simple to prepare, this tiramisu uses Neufchâtel cheese to cut the calories and fat in half. It can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance.
Serve this recipe for Strawberry Cornmeal Muffincakes for dessert at your next summer dinner party.
Serve this recipe for Strawberry Puffs for dessert at your next summer dinner party.
Enjoy this healthy cookie recipe for Cocoa Cookies and Cream from Graham Kerr. The chocolate cookies are made with prunes and cocoa powder.
You can serve these Chocolate Cookie Sandwiches at room temperature or freeze them for a icy treat. Enjoy this versatile recipe from Graham Kerr.
This delicious recipe for Graham Kerr's Carrot Cake is easy to make and low in fat.
This Graham Kerr recipe for Steamed Carrot Pudding is for a moist, steamed cake that it is low in fat and cholesterol.
Sweet corn and hazelnuts add texture and sweetness in this low-fat recipe for Graham Kerr's Indian Pudding.
This JoAnna Lund recipe for Banana-Butterscotch Cream Pie is low in fat and calories.
Emjoy the fresh taste of fruit when you savor the flavor of this JoAnna Lund's Fresh Peach Pie recipe.
Graham Kerr uses fruit to make a healthy frozen dessert in this recipe for Cranberry-Raspberry Ice.
The pears provide a dense, smooth and rich texture reminiscent of ice-cream in this Graham Kerr recipe for Pear Ice In A Blackberry Puddle.
This Nick Stellino recipe for Raspberry Tiramisu is his creative alternate to an Italian favorite. He reminds you to make sure that the beaters are thoroughly cleaned before beating the egg whites
This Jacques Pepin recipe for Vanilla Flan with Caramel-Cognac Sauce is a surprisingly easy dessert to make and can be prepared a day ahead of time.
The little pumpkin custards in this tasty recipe for Gingered Pumpkin Flan save you the trouble of making a pie crust.
Also referred to as a tart, a galette is a French culinary term for a round pastry or cake, either sweet or savory. The Chef, Liz Walkowicz, adapted this tart from a Julia Child recipe.
Don't shudder at the thought of hand tempering chocolate. With this recipe and a little attention to detail and patience, anyone can make tempered chocolate.
To make your own chocolate pops, find the appropriate mold for your event, and simply scoop your tempered chocolate into each cavity. It's so easy.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries are popular recipe choice, so share and enjoy this recipe.
This delicious recipe for fresh cinnamon buns uses a homemade dough recipe. These decadent buns can be served as a sweet addition to Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner or in the morning for a delicious sweet breakfast, or even the day after.
Sheree DeLorenzo learned how to make this pie from her mother, who learned how to make it from her mother, who learned from hers in Nova Scotia. This recipe for Mother Grant's Apple Pie is actually a mile high apple pie since the recipe calls for putting
This classic cookie recipe for Laurel Tarantino Snowball Cookies was submitted to the first annual Good Morning Gloucester Holiday Cookie Contest. They will melt in your mouth and are similar to what are known as Russian Tea Cakes and Mexican Wedding Cook
One of the easiest things to do with tempered chocolate is to make a simple bark. This recipe for Chocolate Bark with Rice Krispies would make a wonderful holiday gift.
This The Radio Lady Pecan Wafers recipe came from “The Radio Lady” who took notes during the 1920s while listening to a cooking show on WJAR radio station in Providence, RI. Enjoy the taste of pecans from the Old South with this adaptation from the Br
This Brass Sisters Apple Custard Pie recipe is adapted from a recipe written on the back of a private outpatient admitting notification form from Salem Hospital. No holiday is complete without a good apple pie, and this bakes in less than an hour.
Enjoy a French caramel delight when you enjoy this Jacques Pepin recipe for Caramel Cups With Coffee Frozen Yogurt.
These Crystallized Mint Leaves and Rose Petals provide a special decorative recipe for cakes, ice cream (Jacques Pepin’s Caramel Cups With Coffee Frozen Yogurt – see link) or custard.
You could also add vanilla or lemon yogurt to turn this cool and delicious recipe for Peach Slush into a smoothie.
Cool off with a tasty treat! Enjoy this refreshing recipe for Orange-Yogurt Smoothie.
For an elegant recipe treat, serve this Guava Dessert Topping warm over shortcakes, ice cream or pound cake
For a cool and elegant treat, enjoy this fruity recipe for Mango Mousse.
You may use this recipe for Mango Papaya Sauce as a quick and easy sauce for ice cream, pound cake or sliced fruits. The puree can also be mixed with seltzer or tonic water for a refreshing summer drink.
If you don't like buttermilk, you can substitute regular milk or plain yogurt when you try this refreshing recipe for Strawberry Buttermilk Shake.
For a tropical twist on an old favorite, enjoy the flavor in this recipe for Guava Berry Pie.
When buying lychees for this refreshing recipe for Lime and Lychee Ice, look for heavy fruit with red shells. This ice will have the grainy texture of granita.
Enjoy a tropical twist to a traditional shortcake when you enjoy the island flavor in this recipe for Papaya and Mango Ginger shortcakes.
For this dish, use plantains that are mostly yellow, with some streaks of black. If passion fruit are unavailable, substitute 1/3 cup orange juice. Serve this recipe for Passion Fruit Plantains as a side dish to pork or chicken.
This unique, heart-healthy cake recipe for Sweet Onion and Apple Upside Down Cake was the winner in the dessert competition at the annual "Dining A La Heart" event in Indianapolis.
Nothing better than homemade when you cool off with this recipe for Strawberry Ice Cream.
Granitas are simple dessert--no ice cream machine needed. This recipe for Granita di Caffe is from Nick Stellino.
This recipe for Apple Cranberry Nut Bars is a great take-along snack packed with the goodness of grains and fruit.
This recipe for Apple Crumb Bars is a wonderful snacks for the road, but heated briefly in the microwave and topped with vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt they make a warm homestyle dessert.
"Kugel" is a noodle dish that adapts very well to apples. If making for the lunchbox, prepare this Apple Kugel the day before and refrigerate.
This recipe for Apple Oatmeal Bars is also good with the addition of currants or raisins to the batter.
This recipe for Apple Sunshine Crisp adds coconut, almonds and sesame seeds for a delicious twist on an old classic.
For times when a little indulgence is deserved, this sweet and buttery, gooey and crunchy recipe for Caramel Apple Bars is just right-and easier to eat than a caramel apple.
A spiced, no-sugar syrup bathes chunks of mixed fruit in this recipe for Fresh Fruit Cocktail--you can substitute or add other seasonal varieties as desired.
This recipe for Fruit and Nut Bars is a great take-along snack with the goodness of grains and fruit.
This elegant dessert recipe for Golden Apple Meringues will elicit rave reviews from your guests; while being very kind to their waistlines.
Sweet Golden Delicious apples and a crunchy crumb topping make a great snack for work or school in this recipe for Golden Apple Oatmeal Bars.
Garnished with crunchy toffee and bright mint, this microwave-quick, easy recipe for Quick Poached Apples and Custard makes a fancy dessert.
Enjoy a wholesome, chewy cookie to serve at snack time or even for a quick breakfast when you make this recipe for Apple Oat Sesame Cookies.
Use your imagination with flavors when you enjoy the wholesome goodness of this recipe for Apple Bread Pudding.
Apple Brown Betty is one of the oldest desserts in American culinary history, dating back to colonial times. Made with buttered bread crumbs, spices, sweet apples and a generous splash of sherry, this rustic dish is sure to please modern tastes as well.
This recipe for Apple Buttermilk Cake has an old-fashioned flavor that's comforting and delicious.
This recipe for Apple Chess Pie is a delicious version of a true classic. Try serving it at Thanksgiving dinner.
This recipe for Apple Cinnamon Cake is for a classic, easy cake, perfect for your afternoon coffee breaks; add a teaspoon of grated lemon zest for a little lift.
For a great comfort pie recipe, delight in this Apple Mosaic Pie.
Pecans add a little crunch to the classic apple pie filling in this recipe for Apple Pecan Crumb Pie, flavored with creamy-tasting mace, the outer shell of nutmeg.
You've never seen anything like this recipe for Apple Puffs, a buttery-sweet apple creation; the kids will love them.
This recipe for Apple Rhubarb Napoleon is as delicious as it is guiltless.
Perfect for high tea, these delicate tartlets are a feast for the eyes.Enjoy this recipe for Apple Rum Tartlets.
This recipe for Apple-Cinnamon Sorbet provides an easy method for making a surprisingly smooth sorbet without an ice cream maker.
Feel free to substitute dried cranberries or cherries for the raisins in this comfort recipe for Apple Strudel --a particularly good treat during the winter season.
Satisfy your comfort cravings with this berry delicious recipe for Apple-Berry Crisp.
Streusel up some taste when you savor this recipe for Baked Golden Delicious Apple Wedges with Whole Wheat Walnut Streusel.
This recipe for Candied Apples is just like you get at the fair! Perfect for fall treats.
For a fun twist in this recipe for Caramel Apples, try using tiny Lady Apples--they're attractive to serve and easier to eat.
Chocolate fondue is a decadent treat that ends a romantic meal splendidly; serve strawberries alongside.
Caramel apples are as much a part of fall as colored leaves and county fairs. Enjoy a new tradition with this recipe for Caramel Fondue and Apples.
This recipe for Cinnamon Apple Wonder produces a sweet version of the classic French "beggars purses" often made with crepes.
This recipe for Cran-Apple Bread Pudding with Cider Sauce is a low-fat alternative for an Autumn treat.
Enjoy the great taste of apple pie without the hassle of making a crust when you savor this recipe for Dutch Apple Crumble.
This delicious recipe for Golden Apple Cheesecake has a crispy, apple and almond crust baked right on.
A cold blustery day is just the time to treat your family to this recipe for Golden Apple Dumplings.
This fragrant, moist cake recipe for Golden Apple Honey Cake combines honey and apples, making it a fitting treat for Rosh Hashanah.
Tempt your comfort tastebuds when you enjoy this recipe for Granny Smith Crisp.
Hot fruit compotes such as this recipe for Granny Smith Hot Fruit Compote can be enjoyed alone or over slices of lemon pound cake.