Chocolate Mascarpone-Stuffed Fresh Figs

  After being MIA from the kitchen for most of the summer, you can’t blame a girl for having food on her mind in a big way.  I’ve begun to dream about food again.  Cookbooks are once again keeping company with other reading material on my nightstand.  My mind is mostly on new cakes and other […]

Bosc Pears with Rum, Mascarpone and Ginger Syrup

  It’s almost time to bid adieu to pear season.  It’s a shame because they are one my favorite fruits.  When I was a child, my favorite was the crisp and extremely juicy apple pear, An Asian variety.  These days I tend to pick up the Bartlett or Bosc varieties but really, I love them […]