Entries from Postcards from the Trail tagged with 'Dessert'

Cassata alla Siciliana

We have a tradition of getting together with our good friends on Vashon Island and celebrating Christmas. We got together this weekend for our celebration. We have done this now for over 10 years. They are one of G's...

Sour Cherry Crisp

It is G's birthday this week. I asked him what he wanted me to bake him for his birthday. I totally expected him to ask for something chocolate but he asked for a fruit cobbler. I was somewhat surprised....

Cranberry Apple Crisp

I was looking in the freezer the other day and noticed that I had two packages of frozen fresh cranberries. I froze them last year when we had the snow and were not able to have our friends over...

Almond Butter Cake

One of the few things I miss about not working is sharing my baking with my coworkers especially at Christmas. I would get an urge to bake and take batches of cookies and cakes to work. I would have...

Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Pie

I love pumpkin pie. It was one of the first things I learned to bake. My mother had an old recipe book from the 20's with a recipe that she always made. It pass down over the years and...

Poached Pears with Marsala, Cinnamon, and Vanilla

My friend dropped off some fresh bosc pears this weekend. I wanted to try something different. I have never poached pears in wine but it sounded wonderful especially with some type of cream as an accent. I looked around Epicurious...

Nectarine Berry Crisp

The local stone fruits are just coming in at the local farmers markets. The berries are at the height of season. There are great selections of raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and tayberries in the markets. I have been serving sweetened...

Sunday Slow Bakers #11 - Strawberries in Chianti with Black Pepper Ricotta Cream

It is time for Sunday Slow Bakers. We are a group of bakers from Slow Travel who are baking and blogging together each Sunday. The group was organized by Krista and this is our eighth bake. Today's dessert is...

Sunday Slow Bakers #9 - Bittersweet Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

It is time for Sunday Slow Bakers. We are a group of bakers from Slow Travel who are baking and blogging together each Sunday. The group was organized by Krista and this is our eighth bake. Today's bake is...

Sunday Slow Bakers #8 - Chocolate and Polenta Tart

It is time for Sunday Slow Bakers. We are a group of bakers from Slow Travel who are baking and blogging together each Sunday. The group was organized by Krista and this is our eighth bake. Today's bake is...

Sunday Slow Bakers #6 - Hazelnut and Grape Tart

It is time for Sunday Slow Bakers. We are a group of bakers from Slow Travel who are baking and blogging together each Sunday. The group was organized by Krista and this is our sixth bake. Today's bake is...

Sunday Slow Bakers #5 - Biscotti di Limone e Semolino

It is time for Sunday Slow Bakers. We are a group of bakers from Slow Travel who are baking and blogging together each Sunday. The group was organized by Krista and this is our fifth bake. Jerry at Jerry's...

Sunday Slow Bakers #4 - Grappa-soaked Mini Sponge Cakes

It is time for Sunday Slow Bakers. We are a group of bakers from Slow Travel who are baking and blogging together each Sunday. The group was organized by Krista and this is our fourth bake. This week's selection...

Sunday Slow Bakers #3 - Babbo Grissini

It is time for Sunday Slow Bakers. We are a group of bakers from Slow Travel who are baking and blogging together each Sunday. The group was organized by Krista and this is our third bake. This week's selectionis...

Sunday Slow Bakers #2 - Sicilian Pistashio Bars

Krista came up with a great idea for the bloggers on Slow Travel. We will pick a recipe from a cookbook and bake it some time during the week. On Sunday, we will all blog the results. Jerry came...

Choclate Cream Pie

I was reading Anadamo's post about pie. My Pi post inspired her to try an apple pie. Yeah! Anadamo - your pie sounded great. Congrats on a successful pie from scratch. I missed making a pie on Pi Day...