recipe index


Appetizers/Hors D’Oeuvres/Snacks

Chilied Mushroom-Cashew Pate

Chunky Edamame Hummus with Adzuki Beans

Lavash Crackers

Malted Pretzel Crunch

Mascarpone-Camembert Garlic Herb Cheese Spread

Mezze (Hummus, Muhammara, Kebabs, Falafel, etc)

Smoked Salmon Crisps with Lemon Wasabi Cream Cheese

Spicy, Marinated Garlic Herb Goat Cheese Cheese Orbs

Tricolor Vegetable Pate

Various Vols-Au-Vent Hors D’Oeuvres



Cheese Grits Cakes

Eggs in Prosciutto Cups with Creamy Leeks and Peppers

Eggs in French Toast Cups with Bacon and Brie

Peanut Butter (or Almond Butter) Matzo Brei

Peanut Butter – Brown Sugar Overnight Oatmeal

Potato Rosti with Brie, Bacon and Scallions

Raspberry Pistachio Cheese Coffee Cake

Rainbow Quiche

Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict with Saffron Dill Hollandaise

Tempura Battered Poached Egg

Tourte Milanese

Yeasted Meringue Coffee Cake


Homemade Cheese


Mascarpone Cheese

Ricotta Cheese



Asian Marinated/Infused Flank Steak

Beef and Pistachio Kofte

Individual Loaded Beef Wellingtons

“Fat Doug” Burgers

Sliced Beef and Tomatoes in Black Bean Sauce

Stuffed Cabbage



Braised Tomato Shallot Chicken Thighs

Cassoulet and Confit

Chicken Carrot Curry Blintzes

Chickenchilada Bake

Crunchy Baked Coconut Key Lime Chicken Strips

Deboning a Whole Chicken and Chicken Ballotine

Maple Brined Ancho-Scallion Boneless Rolled Turkey Breast

Moo Shu Chicken

Orange Lacquered Roast Chicken

Pho Ga (Saigon Chicken Soup)

Turkey Dinner Pop Tarts (Thanksgiving Leftover Pop Tarts)




Char Siu Bao (Chinese BBQ Pork Buns)

Char Siu Pork Strudel

Pomegranate Ribs


Pork Satay



Cod with Traditional Powders

Caramelized Miso Marinated Alaskan Black Cod

Spicy Shrimp with Feta, Olives and Lemon-Scallion Orzo

Sushi (Fish and Fish-Free)



Fettuccine with Broccoli – Basil – Kale -Arugula Pesto

Caramel Apple ‘Churro’ Dumplings

Caramel Apple Upside-Down Noodle Kugel

Ginger Scallion Noodles

Hiyashi Soba and Tempura (recipes linked in entry)

Lasagna Bolognese

Lasagne Verdi (Homemade Spinach Noodles)

Lobster Pierogi

Pumpkin (or Sweet Potato) Gnocchi with Creamy Mixed Mushrooms

Steamed Shrimp Mousse Dumplings

Steamed Pork Dumplings and Pork Potstickers

Ricotta Gnocchi

Sriracha Macaroni and Cheese

Sweet Corn Ravioli with Basil Brown Butter and Warm Tomato Compote

Tomato Alfredo Linguine



Feta, Cucumber, Tomato, Butter Lettuce Sandwiches with Lemon Olive OIl

Overloaded Chicken (or Tuna) Salad

Creamy Ginger Mango Potato Salad

Warm Limey Chile Lobster Potato Salad

Pulled Asian Sesame Chicken Sliders with Rainbow Bell Pepper Slaw

Rainbow Nicoise Salad

Sriracha Scallion Pepper Egg Salad



Apple-Butter Pecan Stuffing

Grant Achatz’s Butter Emulsion Green Beans



Beef and Seafood Gumbo

BBQ Beef Rib Stew

Thailand Inpsired Pumpkin Coconut Sweet Potato Soup



Three Cheese Prosciutto, Roasted Red Pepper, Broccoli Rabe Stromboli

Sourdough Roasted Garlic Three Cheese Summer Veggie Pizza

Roasted Fall Veggie Pizza



Greatest Brownies Ever Brownies

Double Chocolate Marble Pumpkin Bark Bars with a No-Bake Nutella Cookie Crust

Key Lime White Chocolate Nanaimo Bars

Peanut Butter Cheesecake Chunk Brownies

Peanut Butter Cup Fudge Brownies

Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Chip Snickerdoodle Bars

White Maple Mousse Nanaimo Bars



Banana Macadamia Carrot Cake with Cream of Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Japanese Insprired Battenberg Cake

Biscuit Joconde Imprime/Entremet

Blueberry Lime Coconut Pudding Cake

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Raspberry Streusel Cake

Brown Butter Pound Cake

Caramel Cake with Caramelized Butter Frosting

Chocolate Almond Ganache Layer Cake with Fresh Raspberry Buttercream

 Strawberry Malted Chocolate Chunks Yogurt Cake

Choocolate Fudge Amaretti Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream (or Greek Yogurt) Fudge Zucchini Cake

Chocolate Panna Cotta Berry Mousse Cakes

Dobos Torte

Double Berry Swirl Yogurt Pound Cake

Flourless White and Dark Chocolate Marble Cake

Maple Walnut Crunch Cake

Matcha Green Tea Black Sesame Pistachio Mousse Cakes

Orange-Pistachio Olive Oil Cupcakes

Oreo Extravaganza Cake

Peaches ‘N Steam Cupcakes

Roasted Butter Pecan Cake with Caramel Orange Marmalade and Burnt Orange Buttercream

Smashed Blueberries Lemon Loaf Pan Cake

Strawberry Confit Filled Maple Mousse Cakes

Zebra Stripes Cake



Apple Cider – Fleur de Sel Caramels (recipe linked in entry)

Golden Vanilla Bean Caramels

Peanut Butter Caramel Lady Apples

Pistachio Nougatine

Tempering Chocolate and Candy Making (Pate de Fruits, Sponge Candy and Bon Bons)

Butter Pecan White Chocolate Crunch Clusters



Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake

Caramel Banana Custard Pudding Cheesecake with Salted Cashew Praline – Vanilla Wafer Crust

Skinny Cheesecake

White Chocolate Blood Orange Cheesecake with a Cashew Ginger Graham Crust (and a deconstructed cheesecake parfait version of it!)



Butterscotch (or Caramel) Peach Cobbler



Black Sesame Lace Cookies

Butter Pecan Thumbprints with White Chocolate Crunch Feuilletine

Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies 1

Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies 2

Decorative Sugar Cookies (recipe linked in entry)

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Flour-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies with Cinnamon Peanut Butter Cream

Hazelnut-Bacon Lace Cookie Bowls

Linzer Tart Cookies (recipe linked in entry)

Mandel Kakor (Swedish Biscotti)

Milanos and Mallomars

Melted Middle Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Thins

Nutella filled Rolled Cinnamon Tuiles

Savoiardi Biscuits (Ladyfingers)

Tiramisu Cookies 

White and Dark Chocolate Cranberry Salted Pistachio Drop Cookies

White Chocolate Strawberry Filled Macadamia Lace Cookies



Raspberry Egg Cream

Chocolate Raspberry Champagne Floats

Passion Fruit Chocolate Champagne Floats


Frozen Treats

Baked Alaska

Green Apple Ice

Macadamia Brittle Ice Cream

Pistachio Nougatine Ice Cream

Roasted Peach Ice Cream

Strawberry Mango (or Peach) Sorbet

Strawberry Lime Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Swiss Swirl Ice Cream Bombe  (recipe linked in entry)

Three Berry Sorbet-Phyllo Sundae Towers



Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Macarons

Chocolate and Vanilla Bean Macarons

Fleur de Sel-Cinnamon Macarons with Spiced Apple Cider Caramel Filling

Hot Pink Goji Berry Macarons

Orange Pecan Matzo Meal Macarons with Burnt Orange Caramel Marmalade Buttercream Filling

Salted Pretzel Macarons

‘The Whole Pumpkin’ Macaron



Bakewell Tarts

Brown Butter Custard Pie with Cinnamon Toast Crumb Crust, Sweet Potato Ganache and Cranberry

Cheesecake Pumpkin Pecan Pie aka Chumpcan Pie

Creme Brulee Puff Pastry Tarts

White and Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Honey Caramel Tart

Fig and Apple Mascarpone Tart (Figgy Apple Tart)

Key Lime Tartlets

Deep-Dish Peanut Butter Cream Pie

Vanilla Bean Poached Pear and Chocolate Fudge Toasted Walnut Tart

Pumpkin Maple Pie with Pecan Streusel 



Berries and Buttermilk Puddings

Peanut Butter Pudding Cups with Caramel Apples and Bananas and Vanilla Wafer Streusel

Chocolate – Mascarpone (or Cream Cheese) Mousse

Passion Fruit Curd

Peanut Butter – Milk Chocolate Mousse

Vanilla Bean Creme Caramel (recipe and video link)

Pumpkin Flan

White Chocolate Risotto Pudding-Mango Verrines

Strawberries and Yogurt Panna Cotta Verrines


Quick Breads/Muffins

Cinnamon Goo Biscuits

Chocolate Flecked Popovers

Pumpkin Muffins with Cheescake Filling and Toffee Streusel


Pastries and other Desserts



Coconut Custard Pudding Bowls with Bruleed Bananas and Coconut Tuiles

Croquembouche (recipe linked in entry)

Various Eclairs

Gingerbread Lighthouse

Limoncello Meringue – Pistachio Tuile Stacks

Orange Tian and Strawberry – Kiwi Tian

Pavlova – Two Ways

Pineapple Cheese Strudel

Puff Pastry and Vols-Au-Vent (sweet and savory preparations)

Raspberry Mousse Almond Praline Mille Feuille (Napoleons)

Vanilla Bean , Chocolate, and Marble Souffles

White Chocolate Caramel Latte Tiramisu

Authentic Tiramisu


Yeast Breads (sweet and savory)

Black Forest Drunken Cherry Chocolate Chunk Bread

Challah (traditional and cinnamon, chocolate, raisin filled)

Cheese Filled Turkish Flatbread (Pide)

Chocolate Cinnamon Meringue Rolls

Candy Orange Toasted Pecan Sticky Buns

Chocolate – Pistachio Marble Challah

Ciabatta (Italian Slipper Bread)

Croissants (plus White Pistachio and Dark Pain Au Chocolat and Candied Bacon Jalapeno Jack Cheese Croissants)

Doughnuts (Jelly Filled ‘Bleeding’ Scary Eyeballs)

Focaccia with Bacon, Cheddar and Eggs in Wells (Breakfast Focaccia)

Garlic Onion Poolish Rolls with Six Seeds

Hamburger Buns

Honey Oatmeal Poppy Seed Walnut Bread

One Pot Tabbouleh Bread

Pita Bread

Povitica – 2 ways (pumpkin and traditional)

Salted Caramel Apple Sourdough Challah

Sriracha Cheddar – Pepper Jack Swirl Bread

Vanilla Bean Brown Butter Cinnamon Ribbon Challah



Indian Dosas and Filling 


On the Lighter Side

Frozen Minty Chocolate Dessert  (Weight Watchers)

Peanut Butter Cream and Berries Crepes

Skinny Cheesecake


Condiments Plus

Fresh Strawberry Syrup

Nut Butters 

My Secret Vinaigrette

Magenta Plum Sauce

Quick and Easy Brown Butter Pan Applesauce

Strawberry Kiwi Jam

Tomato-Horseradish Relish

White Chocolate Chantilly Cream




4 Responses to recipe index

  1. Rachel says:

    Where is your receipe for coconut custard pie

  2. Korrie says:

    Hi! I made your Oreo Extravaganza cake several years ago and it was divine. Could you please share the recipe with me. It is blocked from my Pinterest page and I don’t see it on your website.

    Thank you

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