Bourbon Bacon Jam

As much as I enjoy developing, cooking, and eating healthy recipes, I do occasionally enjoy, shall we say, more indulgent foods. Bacon is one of my favorite indulgences. My whole family loves bacon, and my husband is also a bourbon fan. So when I came across a recipe for Bacon Bourbon Jam on Biscuits &…

Praline Bars

These decadently rich cookies are surprisingly quick and easy. You’ll have people thinking you spent a lot of time in the kitchen — if you can bring yourself to share them, that is! You’ll find a printer-friendly version of the recipe at the bottom of this page. Adapted from The Gift-Giver’s Cookbook, by Judith Choate…

Buttery Waffles

“A waffle is like a pancake with a syrup trap.” — Mitch Hedberg Butter lovers rejoice! This one’s for you. Healthy eaters can just walk on by, there’s nothing to see here today. Or linger a moment, and take a walk on the wild side. These light and oh-so-rich waffles are a real pleasure. Plus…

Chocolate Ice Cream

Smooth, rich, chocolate ice cream. Homemade ice cream is so decadent and delicious. The only part that really has a learning curve is separating the egg yolks from the whites. You can buy all sorts of gizmos for this, but I think the best tools are the ones you were born with: your hands. If…

Black Raspberry Frozen Custard

  If you’ve ever been to Abbott’s in Rochester, NY, you probably know that black raspberry frozen custard is a thing. Abbott’s first custard stand opened back in 1926, across the street from Lake Ontario. It was a popular spot for beachgoers in the summertime. They’ve since expanded to a handful of other areas, but…

Coffee Ice Cream

Oh, this is decadent! I’ve tried a few ways of making coffee ice cream, and have found this to be the easiest & tastiest. I learned the hard way to use decaf coffee. Unless, of course, you’re eating ice cream for breakfast & don’t mind being awake for quite a while. As with most scrumptious food,…