Matzo Toffee

Ingredients: 3-4 pieces matzo 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips Sea salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 325. Line a heavy baking sheet with parchment. Coarsely break up matzo to cover sheet. Top with almonds In a small […]

Cherry Sherbet

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh cherries, pitted and halved 2/3 cup sugar, plus 1/3 cup 2/3 cup water 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup creme fraiche 1/4 cup whole milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice To Make:  Bring 2/3 cup sugar and water to a boil over medium heat. After boiling, transfer to […]

Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups heavy cream 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large apples 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons total (cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, etc) To Make:  Which together the cream, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, powdered sugar, and salt. Cover and […]

Tomato Watermelon Sorbet

Ingredients: 2 medium/ tomatoes 1/2 small watermelon 1 bunch fresh basil 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup lime juice To Make:  Heat the water and sugar over medium heat until dissolved. Remove from the heat and add basil (whole, or chopped if you prefer a stronger flavor) and let rest. Meanwhile, add the […]

Sweet Potato Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup sweet potato, shredded (uncooked) 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 egg 3 tablespoons orange juice 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/4 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup butterscotch chips To […]

Honey Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Ingredients: 1 cup smooth peanut butter 2 cups half and half 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup honey Salt To Make:  If necessary, prep/pre-freeze ice cream maker. In a blender, combine all of the ingredients except the salt, and blend until smooth. If using unsalted peanut butter, mix in about 1/4 tablespoon salt until desired taste […]

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons milk Pinch of sea salt To Make:  Add the flesh of the avocado, followed by the rest of the ingredients, to a food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mix to a bowl and refrigerate about 2 hours, […]

Chocolate Mud Pie

Whether it’s mud season or chocolate season, this dessert will put a simle on your face. Have your kids (or grown up kids) help you assemble this decadent–and 100 percent edible–chocolate mud pie. CRUST: 2 1/2 cups chocolate wafers (about 1 9-oz. box) or chocolate graham crackers 6 tbsp. melted butter FILLING: 1 qt. chocolate […]

Matzo Apple Cakes

Ingredients: 4 large eggs 6 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup sugar 1 cup unsalted matzo meal 3 tablespoons potato starch 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 medium-sized Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced cinnamon sugar To Make: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a muffin tin with non-stick spray and set aside. Whisk together eggs and oil. […]

Apple Clafouti

Ingredients: To Make Batter: 1/2 cup flour 1/3 cup sugar, plus 2 tablespoons 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon a pinch of salt 3 eggs, plus 1 egg yolk 1 cup whole milk To Prepare Apples: 1 vanilla bean, split 2 tablespoons unsalted butter a pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups peeled and diced apple (about 1 large […]