Cannoli Cream with Raspberry Jam and Pistachio

Cannoli • 16 Ounces-Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese-excess warm drained • ¾ Cup-Powdered Sugar • 1 Teaspoon-Almond Extract • ¼ Cup-Pistachios-chopped • To Taste-Chili Spiked Chocolate-shaved for garnish Jam • 2 Pint-Raspberries-about one pound • ¼ Cup-Granulated Sugar • ¼ Teaspoon-Almond Extract • ½ Each-Lemon-juice and zest • 2 Tablespoons-water     Directions 1. Place raspberries, sugar, extract, lemon juice/zest and …

Cranberry & Pistachio Biscotti

• 1/2 Cup-Unsalted Butter-(softened) • 3/4 Cup-Sugar • 2 Each-Eggs • 1 Tablespoon-Almond Extract • 2 Cups-All Purpose Flour-(plus extra for dusting) • 1 1/2 Teaspoons-Baking Powder • 1/4 Teaspoon-Kosher Salt • 1 Cup-Dry Cranberries • 3/4 Cup-Shelled Pistachios   Directions 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees 2. In the bowl of a stand-up mixer beat butter and sugar together …

Bourbon Shot Brittle with Roasted Pecans

Makes 1 1/2 Pounds • 1 1/2 Cups-Granulated Sugar • 3/4 Cups-Light Corn Syrup • 1/4 Cup-Unsalted Butter • 2 Cups-Roasted Pecans-rough chopped • 1 Tablespoon-Bourbon   Directions 1. In a sauce pan over low heat add sugar, corn syrup, butter and stir over low heat until dissolved. 2. Wash down sides of pan with a pastry brush dipped in …

Pumpkin Cannoli Cream with Apple and Bourbon Caramel

Cannoli Cream • 16 Ounces-Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese-excess warm drained • ¾ Cup-Powdered Sugar • 1 Cup-Roasted Pumpkin Puree • 1 Teaspoon-Powder Ginger • 1 Teaspoon-Almond Extract • ¼ Cup-Pecans-chopped, lightly toasted • To Taste-Chili Spiked Chocolate-shaved for garnish • To Dust-Cinnamon • One Recipe-Bourbon Caramel-below Apples • 2 Tablespoons-Butter • 2 Each-Honey Crisp Apples-about 2 Cups • 3 Tablespoons-Brown …

Roasted Pumpkin Amaretto Tiramisu

Filling • 1 Pound-Cream Cheese-softened • ½ Cup-Granulated Sugar • 1/4 Cup-Amaretto Flavored Creamer • 1 ½ Cups-Roasted Pumpkin-see below, or canned Lady Fingers • 24 Each-Lady Fingers • 2 Cups-Amaretto Flavored Coffee-cold Topping/Garnish • 2 Cups-Amaretto Cookies-crushed • Coco Powder-in a shaker to dust • Shaved Chocolate Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Half pie pumpkin, scoop …

Grilled Pound Cake with Berries with Bourbon Whip Cream

That was easy…is the reaction after anyone makes this dessert. There are many questions a chef gets on a regular basis. How can I cook chicken so it isn’t dry? What is the best ground beef to use for a hamburger? What brand of knife is best? Why would I use anything but nonstick pans? The list goes on and …