White Peaches and Raspberries with White Chocolate Mousse Tart

White Peaches and Raspberries with White Chocolate Mousse Tart

This is a simple way to use those wonderful fresh fruits.  I had some excellent white peaches, soft and really juicy, and great raspberries recently so for a dinner with friends I made this wonderful tart. I did manage to destroy it on the trip over and ended up...
Recipe Test:  Cook's Illustrated Chicken Canzanese

Recipe Test: Cook's Illustrated Chicken Canzanese

This weekend’s episode was Chicken Canzanese and it looked so good I had to give it a try.  I was not disappointed nor was the family!  The chicken skin was crisp, the interior was moist and the sauce was fantastic.    This is a chicken meal that you could...
The Daring Baker's Challenge – Candy and another French lesson

The Daring Baker's Challenge – Candy and another French lesson

It’s no secret that I am all in when it comes to any kind of sweets and the entire family are chocoholics so it was no wonder that this challenge was a winner in our household!  I made a variety of filled white and dark chocolates (honey caramel and chili...
Cheesecake Custard Parfait with Fresh Fruit

Cheesecake Custard Parfait with Fresh Fruit

I’ve had such good luck with the summer fruits I just couldn’t resist getting more. This time they were even better, the raspberries and cherries were great and  I have never seen such large white peaches – only 5 of them weighed over 4 pounds and...