Crispy Orange Juice Waffles

BREAKING NEWS: I've decided that Orange Juice Waffles are the best waffles in the world. They're crispy outside, tender inside, and fabulously infused with a sunny citrus scent. Need a good reason to drag out the waffle iron you haven't used since 1992? This recipe is for you. Read more »

Limoncello Cupcakes!

These cupcakes ring all the right bells for me. They're fragrant with lemon, spicy with cardamom, and oh, baby -- just wait until you take a bite, and discover the dollop of orange marmalade that's hidden inside. Ready for a flavor explosion? Make these grown-up treats! Read more »

Make-Ahead Raspberry and Goat Cheese Strata

I made this strata for a small brunch party last Sunday, and it disappeared in a flash. Not to worry -- I made the same strata on Tuesday, so that you could try it, too! Read more »

Chocolate-Cabernet Sauvignon Cake

If only you could visit me today, I'd gladly offer you a slice of this Chocolate-Cabernet Sauvignon Cake. It's as rich and decadent as you'd expect it to be. It's exquisitely perfumed, too. It's the kind of cake that says "Be My Valentine." Read more »

Orange Cognac Cookies

Wowzers! That's not a real word, but it seems the best description for these holiday treats. They're light, buttery, and perfectly perfumed with Grand Marnier. Santa loves 'em, as do his overworked-and-underpaid elves. I think you'll love 'em, too. They are incredibly easy to make. Read more »

Caramel-Chocolate Mousse (GF)

Yes, I know that Christmas is around the corner. But here in New York's Hudson Valley, we're enjoying April-like weather. To celebrate, I made a batch of Caramel-Chocolate Mousse, and devoured it on my sun-flooded front porch. Read more »

Glazed Orange Tart

I made this unusual tart for a small brunch party last weekend, and it was devoured -- with gusto -- in a flash. Not to worry -- I made the same tart this morning, so that you could taste it, too! Read more »