Soft like a pillow and light as air, diet-friendly Japanese cheesecake delivers a delicious rich flavor of cream cheese with a subtle tanginess of lemon that won’t compromise your diet. You can have your cheesecake and eat it too!
Hats off to Edvard Munch, the Norwegian expressionist painter whose famous painting, The Scream, inspired me to make these Halloween Scream Cheese Brownies, together with a second recipe of spider web brownies. Munch’s work depicts a lone figure in the foreground, standing on a bridge, hands held up against either side of his tormented face. But he is not alone. Ironically, he is made even more solitary by the presence of two barely discernible figures behind him. Munch then further mirrors this poor soul’s suffering in the painting’s background with bold, swirling brushstrokes. Harsh colors starkly contrasting against dark and somber ones effectively convey a mood of strong emotion and despair. It is haunting.Read More →
Brownies are a staple in almost every recipe box and bake sale. Take them a step further with patterns of heart cream cheese swirls and you’ll surely delight everyone. I made the brownies two ways: one batch with a cookie texture and shiny, slightly crackled surface, the other with a cake-like texture and matte surface. Everyone has their own preference, so here are two options to choose from to make this all-time favorite cookie bar.Read More →