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Friday, September 30, 2016

Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine!

Holy cow, we developed a handful of adult (read: booze-ified) granita recipes for this month's Oprah magazine! Get the whole story here.

Guinness Ice Cream

It's summer. Let's make ice cream! This ice cream is a favorite at our house. It's sweet, rich, and packed with glorious stout flavor. (Drop a few scoops next to a fat wedge of dark chocolate cake for an insanely decadent dessert.)

Homemade Pie Crust 101

There are times when it's easier to use pre-made or frozen pie crust. Wait, what? Go on: Scold me if you want. When you've already been going for 12 hours by the time 6 pm rolls around, sometimes convenience wins. That said, when I do have the time, I definitely always make my own crust. Nothing compares.

Coconut Custard Pie

Seriously, somebody take this pie away from me. Bikini season is all but upon us, and the last thing I need to be doing is eating thick slices of custard pie. That said, I had a...

Homemade Lemon Curd

OK, we should rename this stuff. Because "curd" just doesn't do it justice. Lemon curd is a buttery, sweet and tangy, lemon-y sauce that you can use for a zillion things. Let me show you how to make it at home.

Buttery Lemon Layer Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Somebody help me: After 35 years, I think I'm developing a sweet tooth. Tragic, right? Get over it and join the rest of the world, Mouse. I know. All my life, I've always been a salty snacker....

My Cookbook, Slushed, is available for pre-order!

My new cookbook, Slushed, is now available for pre-order! Get all the details!

Triple Chocolate Ice Cream

Death by chocolate? Yes, please! Honestly, I couldn't think of a better way to go. This ice cream is easy to make, and gets its luxurious chocolate flavor from a generous amount of cocoa powder, chocolate...

Mini Turnover Cookies

Here at The Mouse House, autumn is officially pie season. From pumpkin to pecan, you can almost always find me rolling out a crust at least once a week. (Stay tuned soon for a...

Milk & Honey Ice Cream

Hands down, my favorite dessert has always been a dish of good vanilla ice cream drizzled with honey. Kinda boring for a food writer, right? I mean, don't get me wrong, I'll happily consume your fancy...

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