I need a tried, tested, and true recipe for making proper, dry, flaky sesame halva. [more inside]
posted by jedicus
on Feb 18, 2013 -
Need recipes for sugar free (diabetic friendly) recipes for holiday treats: fudge, bars, cookies, what-have-you. [more inside]
posted by rpaxton
on Dec 20, 2011 -
I'm bringing dessert to a Rosh Hashanah dinner next month. In the past I have brought Apple Hill Cake (delicious, but homier than I'm looking for) and regular honey cake. I'll probably still bring a honey cake for tradition's sake, but I'd also like to bring something fancier this time. [more inside]
posted by fingersandtoes
on Sep 3, 2011 -
I'm looking for the very best, "I've never tasted anything so good," melt in your mouth, dessert recipes I can find. [more inside]
posted by patheral
on Apr 17, 2011 -
In past years you've recommended apple
dessert recipes for my apple- and cherry-loving nieces. At this year's Swan family Easter do it's my dad's turn to be spoiled, and he loves blueberries. What special blueberry dessert recipes can you recommend?
posted by orange swan
on Mar 14, 2011 -
My Christmas pudding has just boiled for six hours and is now hanging happily. But what can I do with the water it boiled in? It smells so delicious and rich, buttery and brandy, yet I can find nothing through Google for ideas. Dessert soup? Sauce?
posted by bwonder2
on Dec 7, 2009 -
I'm thinking about building a gingerbread house this year, and as usual for food topics that have yet to show up on Good Eats, I'm at a loss for where to find a good recipe. [more inside]
posted by ErWenn
on Dec 8, 2008 -
A friend has requested that I make him a birthday dessert with the following ingredients: cheesecake, bananas, and chocolate. [more inside]
posted by angiewriter
on Aug 21, 2008 -
Do you know any easy-to-make cookie (or just dessert) recipes that have no eggs? Bonus points if there are no ingredients that would require a trip to the grocery store (no buttermilk, no special chocolate, no fancy egg-substitute, etc.).
posted by flibbertigibbet
on Jun 14, 2008 -
I'm planning a birthday which I celebrate enthusiatically only once every 7 or so years...anyways...I'm planning on baking lots of sweet things and feeding all my friends. I need to start baking early to get it all done and would like suggestions for small(portioned) sweet treats that can be made in advance and transported easily. [more inside]
posted by beckish
on Mar 19, 2008 -
This year when I host the Swan family's Easter celebration as I always do, I'd like to serve an apple-based dessert for the sake of one of my nieces, who LOVES anything apple. She doesn't seem to much like cake of any kind. She does love apple pie and apple crumble/crisp, but they seem too ordinary. What recipes do you have for a *special* apple-based dessert?
posted by orange swan
on Jan 16, 2008 -
Please recommend a delicious, decadent, primarily chocolate dessert that I can make for Thanksgiving. Some constraints inside. [more inside]
posted by peep
on Nov 14, 2007 -
Your best red velvet cake recipe! The caveat: I want to make it the traditional way, with red sugar beets instead of red food coloring. I've heard the beets add a moistness that simple cakes with food coloring cannot hold up to. Does anyone, anywhere, have tried-and-true recipes? I have Googled a few but know not their reliability.
posted by schroedinger
on Oct 6, 2007 -
It's almost that time of year again. Please share your favorite THANKSGIVING DESSERT AND SIDE DISH RECIPES. I am sick of making the same things every year. I have 15-20 guests, same group every year. [more inside]
posted by Lylo
on Sep 23, 2007 -
What the Buddha Craves
. What does this phrase mean to you or how does it make you feel or what does it make you think of? [more inside]
posted by dobbs
on Sep 5, 2006 -
Following up on this AskMe
, I have my first customer: dessert for 15 ppl in late August. (Woohoo!) However, I still need to come up with a name for this dessert/catering company. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by dobbs
on Jul 13, 2006 -
I'm considering starting a small catering company. I know nothing of catering, waitering, or anything connected to the business. I just like making desserts, dips/spreads, and soups that just about everyone who's tasted 'em thinks I should sell 'em. Advice? Book recommendations? Next steps? Caveats? What should I charge? More questions inside. [more inside]
posted by dobbs
on Jun 2, 2006 -
Anybody got a good recipe for galub jamun? The "Urban Peasant" recipe that keeps popping up on Google isn't quite what I'm looking for. As authentic as you've got, please and thank you.
posted by briank
on May 25, 2006 -
A friend of mine is starting a catering business focusing on sweets. She has decided that her theme for her menus, business cards, etc will be an in-motion bee. She would like to continue this theme to her desserts as kind of a signature. Any ideas where to find bulk quantities of a tastefully rendered bee that would look appropriate attached to, or set along side, a dessert. I'm picturing something the size of a quarter or half-dollar. Thanks in advance!
posted by jbradley
on Jul 25, 2005 -
I need help reverse-engineering a dessert recipe. It was a pear calzone, with white chocolate inside with the pears. I can do the calzone dough no problem, but what do I do to soften up the pears (and do they need sugar like an apple pie?) and how do I bake it so the chocolate inside doesn't go all horrid?
posted by krunk
on Nov 3, 2004 -
Today's theme ingredient is...APPLES! What apple-based dessert recipe would you recommend for a picnic? 1) I don't care much for the very tart varieties of apple (e.g., Granny Smith), so I prefer a recipe that uses, or at least works with, the less tart varieties. 2) There will be several hours between baking and serving, so it should be servable at room temperature. 3) I'm reasonably skilled in the kitchen; you need not shy away from more difficult recipes.
posted by DevilsAdvocate
on Sep 15, 2004 -