Pumpkin Pots de Crème

Pumpkin Pots de Crème

It’s October and it really is pumpkin madness month! I’ve raved about the fall season and how it is my favorite: the gorgeous fall colors, the cooler weather, the crisp morning air, the dramatic changes in foliage, the squirrels busily hoarding nuts for the winter. It’s nature’s most spectacular display of color, and a wonderful [...]

Funfetti Madeleines

Funfetti Madeleines

It’s Father’s Day and I can’t believe we are onto the last two weeks of the month of June. Summer is here and Minnesota is abloom in all its emerald green leafy goodness, with a canopy of shade trees lining the streets, gardens full of leaves and flowers, and lake season in full swing. Summer [...]

Chocolate Lilac Pots de Crème with Lilac Cream

Chocolate Lilac Pots de Crème with Lilac Cream

Every spring, I’m obsessed with the beautiful pastel colors blooming in the garden, and I somehow want to capture all the beauty and intoxicating scents of spring. Lilacs are one of my favorites because they have such a wonderfully sweet, nostalgic perfume, and I have so many good memories associated with them from Louisa May [...]