Rainbow Pepper Crusted Ribeye Steaks with Wild Mushroom Compound Butter

Serves 2 Steak dinners are usually the mark of a special occasion and can be made to feel decadent. It normally entails an outing to big, fancy restaurant and the check that follows. Why spend that money on table service when you can make these restaurant quality steaks in the comfort of you own home….

Brown Butter Lobster with Truffle Butter Fettuccini

Serves 2 – 3 It’s Valentine’s Day, you forgot to make dinner reservations, so you’re knee-deep in Pinterest, trying to find a meal you can make fast with stuff that isn’t going to break the bank or be hard to find. Oh yeah, it’s also gotta be somewhat impressive and romantic. This is basically the…

Framboise Chocolate Torta

Serves 10-12 Framboise chocolate torta is a European-style cake that is extremely moist with deep chocolate notes that conspire with Framboise (raspberry liqueur) and fresh raspberry purée then draped with a chocolate butter glaze. This is a chocoholics dream which is why I always make it for Valentines Day for Timothy. I recommend using artisanal…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake

These are classic American childhood flavors, combined in very grown-up way. The cake features a crispy wafer crust topped with layers of peanut butter and chocolate mousse, then finished with a chocolate glaze and a sprinkling of crunchy peanuts.