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Cheesecake Enchiladas

If you’ve been following my pastry and writing blog then you’re probably a fan of me almost as much as I am of myself.  You would also notice that I like to make things in burrito and taco form. I actually don’t really like to make these things in taco and burrito form but I’m kinda forced too.  My assistant is Mexican and anything that is in a burrito or taco is, in his eyes, delicious. I made White Chocolate Rice Pudding a year back and he was eating this for days and got tired of it.  I was making him lunch one afternoon after he got done cleaning the lobby of my apartment building.  Not that I own the building or anything but I make him clean it anyway because I want to live somewhere nice. Someday, I just might.  Until then he’s stuck cleaning.  When I got out the bowl of White Chocolate Rice Pudding, he dropped his shoulders and whined like a little kid.  “Ah no, I’m tired of the rice pudding.” “I’m going …

Baileys Tiramisu

You read correct my fellow friend.  Baileys Tiramisu.  I guess it’s safe to say I’m hooked on Baileys.  Truly not even Baileys but if I said I was hooked on Mollys you would assume I meant drugs.  

Cinnamon Basil Ice Cream

Many moons ago i made a Cinnamon Basil Ice Cream that was so so.  I liked it but I didn’t love it.  After a couple revamps and many curse words shouted that I’m surprised no one called the cops.  I got the Cinnamon Basil Ice Cream right where it should be.  And damn proud of it too! Fresh basil is something to be admired and enjoyed.  Fresh basil is an ingredient that you can chop up and add to fresh pasta, a sandwich, a salad, a bowl of fresh summer vegetables with a squeeze of lemon and it will be one of the best dishes you’ve had.  Simple and clean. Ice cream is no exception. When making desserts or just cooking in general there has to be a balance.  One of the many many things that annoys me is when you take a bite of something and you get an overwhelming assault of one flavor and nothing else.  Fresh herbs are delicious and should be used often but correctly. There is such a think as Cinnamon Basil and though I don’t use it here …