Peach Bread Pudding with caramel cream

Peach Bread Pudding with caramel cream

Bread pudding is definitely one of my favorite indulgences and peach pie would be high on that list too.  So when I went shopping for the ingredients to make a simple bread pudding and saw all the peaches on sale, I couldn’t resist putting them together.  As I was filling my cart, my mind started thinking of a sauce and the out loud muttering started again.  “Dad you’re doing it again and people are looking funny at you,” my son noted embarrasslingly.  Luckily for him and all the poor shoppers around me, the perfect sauce came quickly.  If peaches and … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Pie with chocolate genache

Peanut Butter Pie with chocolate genache

“Honey, remember dad’s coming over tonight to play some games and he’s bringing pizza.  So maybe you could make a salad and a dessert?”  My wife and I have been married for over 15 years and not once in that time have I ever exhibited the willingness to be volunteered for desserts.  Salads-easy.  I can whip up any number of salads in short order but desserts are another matter.  Yet, in the short time I’ve been doing this blog, I found myself making yet another dessert.  This would make two in one month; a record for me. I figured there was … Continue reading

Simple Strawberry Cheese Tart

Simple Strawberry Cheese Tart

Anyone who knows me is well aware I’m not a huge dessert person.  If I do I have dessert, it’s normally fresh fruit with angel food cake and some whipped cream and little else.  Oh sure I have the occasional ice cream or cake but only if it involves eating it and not making it.  So when I came home from the farmers’ market yesterday with fresh strawberries (among many other things) and told my wife I was going to make a tart for dessert she was a little surprised to say the least.  Being the wonderfully supportive wife that she is, she … Continue reading