Mini Berry Pavlovas

You know summer really begins when the 4th of July festivities kick off! From the feasting to the fireworks to the family time, Independence Day is where the party is at. The weather is beautiful this time of the year so we usually have no problems taking the celebrations outdoors with a good old-fashioned cookout. […]

Chocolate Raspberry Crepe Cake

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to show Mom some love than with something sweet? While we should approach each day as though it were Mother’s Day, May 14th is the day to treat her to something special. After all, it’s the thought that really counts and homemade dessert is […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumb Bars

Hooray for rhubarb season! Besides lemons, fennel and artichokes, nothing screams springtime more than rhubarb. We absolutely cannot let the season pass by without helping ourselves to the ultimate pie plant. Although not normally eaten on its own, rhubarb when combined with strawberries is one exquisite combination. With the intense tartness of the rhubarb balanced¬†by […]

Crepes Suzette with Ojai Pixie Tangerines

The start of springtime calls for a lovely weekend brunch. When we think of brunch during this time of the year, we see bright flavors and simple, fresh ingredients. Produce like citrus and grapes are best enjoyed during these cool yet warming months leading up to the summer. To kick things off since the first […]

Cinnamon Apple Fritters

Fall is officially here and with that comes crisp weather, autumn leaves and all the wonderful, comforting flavors of delicious apple recipes.¬†October is National Apple Month and is the perfect time to celebrate this sweet and juicy fruit. Although apples are available year-round, the fall harvest is special in particular with all of the newly […]

Chocolate Pear Galette

When it comes to baking for the holidays, we often find ourselves with more than enough cookies and Christmas cakes than we can finish. This year, we’re trying something different in the form of a delicious Chocolate Pear Galette. A wonderful dessert that will easily become a family favorite, this galette is like a simplified […]