If you want to eat dessert first, you're in good company (and the right place). Our tempting dessert recipes cover every angle, from light but luscious to no-holds-barred confections, cakes and pies.
Cumin-Crusted Beef Steaks with Orange-Olive Relish
Southwestern flavors meld perfectly with Mediterranean to elevate a juicy cut of pan-grilled beef.
Mr. Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream
Here is a historical recipe for a very rich and homemade vanilla ice cream.
Instead of the traditional fruit and cream layers, this version of the English fave goes chocolate-crazy to decadent effect.
Fresh Citrus Granita
Here’s a great refreshing, high in vitamin C, fat-free treat for the kids and dessert for the adults.
Pears Flambe with Ginger Snap Crumbles and Ice Cream
This dressy version of a pear crisp is perfect this time of year. And don’t let the “flambe” fool you—prep time is less than 5 minutes.