Anna's Recipe Archive

BACON AND PARMESAN GOUGÈRES

category-icon Category: Starters , Holiday

MAKES 4 DOZEN PUFFS • PREP: 15 MINUTES • COOK: 30 MINUTES These cheese puffs, known as gougères in French cuisine, are made using a classic pastry called choux paste (the same dough used to make éclairs and profiteroles). They’re a great…

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Banana Cranberry Virtuous Muffins

category-icon Category: Baked Goods

Makes 12 muffins "Healthy" muffins are sometimes misidentified as being heavy, dense or bland, but those words won’t pop into your mind when you bite into one of these moist, tender and tasty gems. They’re naturally sweet with the banana and…

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Blue Cheese Dressing and Dip

category-icon Category: Beverages & Other

Once you’ve made this easy blue cheese dressing and dip, you’ll never buy store-bought again. Use it to dress a salad, or to dunk chicken wings in as I do on a sports-watching Sunday. The hint of garlic is Michael’s little addition, and it…

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Butter Caramel Sauce

category-icon Category: Desserts , Holiday

Makes about 1 ½ Cups (375 ML) Regular caramel is finished with cream, but this super-rich version is finished with a combination of cream and butter. It is wonderfully gooey at room temperature, making it great for that perfect drizzle or…

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CARROT CAKE SANDWICH COOKIES

category-icon Category: Baked Goods , Holiday

MAKES 18 ASSEMBLED COOKIES • PREP: 25 MINUTES • COOK: 12 MINUTES These soft, cake-like cookies are already tasty enough to be served as a treat on their own, but the cream cheese filling makes them even better. They look stunning on a holiday…

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