Chocolate Clementine Bars

Chocolate Clementine Bars

Holiday baking is one of the joys of the season. It’s also an exercise in selectivity – in terms of caloric budget and time to prepare the goody. If I’m going to indulge, go big or go home is my philosophy. Dense, rich, creamy and chocolate is my...
New York Sour Cocktail

New York Sour Cocktail

The “boys” in the family are always game to find a new cocktail recipe, and this wine-spiked Whisky Sour recently swam into their orbit as a worthy addition to the list of fun. It was Epicurious’ pick for “Comeback Cocktail of the Year”...
Apple Sponge Cake With Custard

Apple Sponge Cake With Custard

When I was growing up, Sunday dinner was invariably a roast of some sort. If we were very lucky, it was roast pork with crackling, over which we children fought like demons. If things were going incredibly well, it was followed by Apple Sponge Cake With Custard, my...