Apple Cheddar Cheese Straws

1 large egg 1/2 cup plus 2 teaspoons apple butter, divided 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (about 8 ounces), thawed 4 ounces sharp yellow cheddar cheese, grated (about 2/3 cup) 3 ounces sharp white cheddar, grated (about 1/2 cup) Flaky salt Heat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Line 2 sheet pans… Continue reading Apple Cheddar Cheese Straws

Apple Crisp

FOR THE TOPPING: 1/2 cup/71 grams all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, cardamom or nutmeg, or a combination 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt 6 tablespoons/84 grams cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 cup/116 grams chopped pecans or walnuts, or a combination 1/4 cup/28 grams… Continue reading Apple Crisp

No-Bake Cheesecake With Caramelized Pineapple and Coconut

FOR THE CARAMELIZED PINEAPPLE: 1 cup/200 grams granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups/225 grams fresh pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes (from about 1/2 small pineapple) FOR THE CRUST: 6 tablespoons/85 grams unsalted butter (3/4 stick), melted, plus more for greasing the pan 7 ounces/200 grams gingersnaps, from about 28 (2-inch) cookies 1 tablespoon… Continue reading No-Bake Cheesecake With Caramelized Pineapple and Coconut

No-Bake Melon Cheesecake Bars

FOR THE CRUST: 9 1/2 ounces/269 grams graham crackers (about 18 whole crackers) 1/2 cup/115 grams unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (Diamond Crystal) FOR THE FILLING: 2 (1/4-ounce/7-gram) packets powdered gelatin (about 5 teaspoons) 1 1/4 pounds/566 grams peeled cantaloupe, diced (about 3 cups) 1 (8-ounce/226-gram) package cream cheese,… Continue reading No-Bake Melon Cheesecake Bars

Buttermilk Sheet Cake With Peaches and Blueberries

16 tablespoons (226 grams; 2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing the pan 3 cups (360 grams) flour 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) baking soda 1/2 teaspoon (3 grams) kosher salt or fine sea salt 2 cups (400 grams) sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup… Continue reading Buttermilk Sheet Cake With Peaches and Blueberries

Peach and Berry Skillet Cobbler

7–8 fresh peaches – 2 lbs, peeled (optional) sliced into chunks or slices ( about 3 cups total ) or sub plums or nectarines. ( see notes) 1 cup fresh berries (optional – sub blackberries, blueberries) 1/4 cup organic sugar 1/8 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon 1 tablespoon fresh… Continue reading Peach and Berry Skillet Cobbler

Farm-Style Peach Galette

Pie Crust: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 10 tablespoons cold butter – cut into 10 pieces 1/4 – 1/3 cup cold water Filling 8–9 medium peaches, perfectly ripe – sliced into ½-¾ inch slices (about 6–7 cups) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 – 1/2cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar… Continue reading Farm-Style Peach Galette

Extra Crunchy Fruit Crisp

FOR THE TOPPING: 1 1/2 cups/190 grams all-purpose flour 1/2 cup/50 grams rolled oats 1/3 cup/75 grams light or dark brown sugar 1/3 cup/65 grams granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom, ginger or allspice, or use lemon zest 1/2 cup/115 grams unsalted butter (1 stick), melted and… Continue reading Extra Crunchy Fruit Crisp

Ritz Carlton Blueberry Muffins

3 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons baking powder 3/4 cup sugar Pinch salt, optional 5 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 cup milk 5 ounces unsalted butter, melted and cooled 4 or 5 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen Additional sugar for topping Heat oven to 425 degrees. Mix all dry ingredients together. Stir in eggs,… Continue reading Ritz Carlton Blueberry Muffins

One-Bowl Skyr Cheesecake

8 ounces (227 grams) cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup (133 grams) plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, divided 2 cups (16 ounces/453 grams) plain low-fat skyr (Icelandic yogurt), at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading One-Bowl Skyr Cheesecake

Yogurt Parfait with Warmed Strawberries

2 cups strawberries, quartered 2 Tbsp turbinado sugar 2 cups Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp honey Granola, as much as you desire Whip cream, as much as you desire Slice the strawberries into quarters. Line the air fryer basket with perforated parchment paper (optional) and place the strawberries in the air fryer. Sprinkle the sugar on… Continue reading Yogurt Parfait with Warmed Strawberries

Extra Crunchy Fruit Crumble

FOR THE TOPPING: 1 1/2 cups/190 grams all-purpose flour 1/2 cup/50 grams rolled oats 1/3 cup/75 grams light or dark brown sugar 1/3 cup/65 grams granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom, ginger or allspice, or use lemon zest 1/2 cup/115 grams unsalted butter (1 stick), melted and… Continue reading Extra Crunchy Fruit Crumble

Coconut Mango Frozen Yogurt

1 cup plain coconut water 1/2 cup sugar 1 small mango (about 10 ounces), peeled and diced 1 cup fat-free Greek yogurt 1 cup light coconut milk 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons shredded unsweetened coconut In a small saucepan, combine the coconut water and sugar and bring to a boil. Cook until reduced… Continue reading Coconut Mango Frozen Yogurt

Lemon Custards with Strawberries

FOR THE CUSTARDS: 2 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest (from 1 to 2 lemons) Pinch of fine sea salt 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 to 3 lemons) FOR THE STRAWBERRY TOPPING: 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 to 2 teaspoons granulated sugar Freshly ground black pepper,… Continue reading Lemon Custards with Strawberries

Triple-Cheese Cheesecake with Amaretti Crust

AMARETTI CRUST 3 ounces amaretti cookies (about 20) 2 ounces honey graham crackers (about 4 whole crackers), coarsely crushed Pinch of kosher salt 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted CHEESECAKE 1 teaspoon unflavored powdered gelatin 3/4 cup chilled heavy cream Two 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup fresh ricotta cheese 3/4 cup sugar Pinch of… Continue reading Triple-Cheese Cheesecake with Amaretti Crust

Cherries Poached in Red Wine with Mascarpone Cream

2 1/4 cups red wine 1 cup sugar 1 1-by-3-inch strip orange zest 2 pounds sweet cherries, halved and pitted 1 cup mascarpone cheese 2 1/2 tablespoons honey In a medium stainless-steel saucepan, combine the wine, sugar, and orange zest. Bring to a simmer over moderately high heat. Add the cherries and bring back to… Continue reading Cherries Poached in Red Wine with Mascarpone Cream

Cherry Clafoutis

1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for dusting 5 large eggs 1/2 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons almond flour or almond meal 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 12 ounces sweet cherries, pitted Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting Sweetened… Continue reading Cherry Clafoutis

Maple Glazed Peaches with Buttermilk Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp white sugar 1/2 tsp fine salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 cup buttermilk cold (*or see notes to make your own buttermilk) 8 Tbsp unsalted butter melted and cooled slightly, plus more for brushing biscuits after baking For glazed peaches: 3 medium peaches cut in… Continue reading Maple Glazed Peaches with Buttermilk Biscuits