Fig Goat Cheese Cake

Hi friends! I have a deep and abiding love for fancy appetizers. Before the days of Casually Addicted Desserts, crostini started me off on my cooking journey, and one of my favorite combinations features goat cheese with figs and prosciutto. Apparently, according to my dessert-addled brain, my adoration of this quintessentially fall hors d’oeuvre means… Continue reading Fig Goat Cheese Cake

Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse

Dearest Friends, Never let anyone tell you that there is no way to rescue runny chocolate mousse. As I learned painfully and experientially this past weekend, olive oil and chocolate mousse are best combined in the form of drizzling rather than actual incorporation. After patiently waiting for my relatively non-pretentious foam-based dessert to set after… Continue reading Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse

Cupcake Series: Watermelon Limeade Cupcakes

Hi friends! Isn’t it odd that summer is almost over? It’s crazy to think that it’s almost Labor Day already. To counterbalance last month’s slightly over-the-top cupcake recipe, here’s a very straight-forward watermelon limeade cupcake, perfect for evoking thoughts of refreshing summer beverages. In fact, it’s so simple that it calls for watermelon flavoring in… Continue reading Cupcake Series: Watermelon Limeade Cupcakes