White Chocolate Eggnog Cheesecake

White Chocolate Eggnog Cheesecake

With Cranberry Whiskey Sauce

I’m not sure there’s anything that screams Christmas more than eggnog and cranberries. And when combined in a creamy cheesecake with a little zip of whiskey, I say let the festive season begin!

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I’m Dreaming of a White Chocolate Christmas

I'm Dreaming of a White Chocolate Christmas

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

There is something about using white chocolate as a garnish that turns any holiday dessert into a stunning centerpiece. In this zippy tip video, I show how to create white chocolate curls, grated “snow” and snowflakes for use on cheesecakes, cupcakes, pies and any Christmas or winter […]

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Fireball Cider Rice Pudding

Fireball Cider Rice Pudding

I was long overdue.

Every year for the longest time, I fixed an Indian feast for a small group of friends. We gorged on Tandoori chicken, baba ganoush, chicken in a spicy coconut milk sauce with raisins and cashews, a turmeric spinach and potato dish, curried […]

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Apple Butternut Pie

Apple Butternut Pie

OK, so whoever is planning on making pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, raise your hand!

OK, you can put your hand down.

Now, those of you who would like to make something similar but uniquely different and yet just as easy to prepare, raise your […]

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Fall Harvest Cheesecake Blondies

Fall Harvest Cheesecake Blondies

There are so many things that I like about fall.

I like that I can continue to walk the pups or work out in the yard and no longer have sweat running down every crevice.

I like that we don’t have to run […]

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Pumpkin Spice Chewies

Pumpkin Spice Chewies

First of all, I heard from several of you that my Zippy Tip video from last Tuesday had some technical difficulties on YouTube. Since then, I have uploaded it again, and according to reports, it is running smoothly. So in case you missed it, here it is again: Splendor in the […]

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Caramel Apple Peanut Butter Paradise

Caramel Apple Peanut Butter Paradise

Last night, I was riding my bicycle around our neighborhood, like I always do in the evening. Since it has been a sweltering 97 degrees the last couple of days (in September? Are you kidding me?), I have been going later than usual. I also walk the dogs in the morning; […]

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Corn-berry Cobbler

Corn-berry Cobbler

It’s not too often that I get to cook for my in-laws.

Two weeks ago, S.O.’s brother Eric (who lives a few hours away) brought their mother up here for a visit. I fixed a summer harvest feast of a supper: Caribbean jerk pork burger sliders with mini pretzel […]

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Fresh Blueberry Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Blueberry Sweet Corn Ice Cream

I entertained a lovely group of nice young ladies (grades 5-9) at a fine arts camp this week, and at the end of my presentation, one of them asked how long it takes me to compose a piece of music.

I said it varies.

Sometimes […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Parfait

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Parfait by Jazzy Gourmet

As a kid, I was not a rhubarb fan.

Heck, what am I saying. As an ADULT, I was never a rhubarb fan.

Anything that requires copious amounts of sugar in order to just be edible didn’t seem appealing to me. And when I did […]

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