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Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mouse is one of those delicious treats that can be used in multiple ways. Chill it down and use it to finish a cake, freeze it for a treat on extra hot days, or just eat it as-is for a silky smooth, rich dessert.  Whatever you choose, you can’t […]

Chocolate Mousse

Crème Caramel

Crème Caramel

A few years ago, my modern Crème Caramel was featured in So Good Magazine.  Today I offer you my recipe for traditional Crème Caramel.  While the custard itself is similar to Crème Brûlée, this delicious concoction is topped with soft caramel instead of crunchy sugar.


Caramel Popcorn

This time of year always makes me nostalgic for the days when Trick-or-Treaters brought home bags of homemade candied apples and popcorn balls.  Just because that world only exists in Peanuts cartoons doesn’t mean we can’t have some Halloween fun with this delicious, buttery caramel popcorn recipe.  

Caramel Popcorn

Lemon Meringue Tart 1

On September 19, I demonstrated the making of a lemon meringue tart as part of the Coppell Farmers Market’s Market to Chef Series.  In case you missed it, here’s a video of the event!  I’ll be back in the pavilion at 10am on October 24 demonstrating a tarte tatin (a […]


Perfect Apple Pie

When temperatures and leaves finally start to fall it’s time for classic comfort foods, and apple pie still reigns supreme.  A flaky yet tender crust bursting with spiced apples is always best when finished with rich butterscotch sauce.  Combine great ingredients, like Churn 84 Butter, with a little skill and […]

Apple Pie

Crumb Cake

Buttery Crumb Cake

In an ideal world, I’d make all of my pastries completely from scratch.  I’d craft my own sprinkles for my cupcakes, cultivate natural yeasts for my breads, and churn my own butter.  When practicality makes that impossible, I seek out the best product I can to create superior treats.  Enter […]


Savory Kouign Amann

Widely credited to the Brittany region of France, Kouign Amann (koo-een ah-mahn) is a flaky concoction of croissant dough layered with sugar and caramelized in a metal mold to develop a satisfyingly sweet crunch reminiscent of a glazed donut.  As usual, I decided to shake things up and make a […]

Savory Kouign Amann