Category Archives: Desserts

HOMEMADE CAJETA: A Silky Goat’s Milk Caramel

Cajeta (pronounced cah-heh-tah) is a silky smooth Mexican caramel similar to dulce de leche.  The one big difference, and the thing that sets cajeta apart from regular caramel and dulce de leche is the type of milk used.  Most traditional caramels use cow’s milk,...
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Tequila Roasted Mango Fool Dessert Recipe

I had been reading about local chefs and restaurants serving fruit-infused tequilas and mescals and immediately started to think about how I can use that flavor in a dessert. That was the inspiration for this Tequila Roasted Mango Fool Dessert. A fruit fool (or...
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Tequila Lime Chile Caramel Popcorn

We can't wait for this year's 86th Academy Awards because the competition is fierce. Unlike most years when Hollywood insiders have a clear idea of who will take home that handsome boy named Oscar, this year the race for best picture is quite close...
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Fall For Forelle Pears and Raspberry Pie

Love this time of year, when we immerse ourselves in mulling spices, squashes, pomegranates, persimmons, and pears!   Let me introduce you to the Forelle pears.  The light green pears with red freckles are an heirloom variety with roots in Germany.  Lucky for us,...
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