Tag Archives: Extraordinary Desserts

My Cake Walk in Paris

On my trip to Paris last month, I created a plan to bike throughout the city in search of the most delicious chocolate cakes, outstanding fruit tarts, contemporary takes on classic pastries, and other assorted sumptuous sweets.       … Continue reading

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Summertime, When the Sweet Treats Are Easy

Hello summer!  Where could you possibly enjoy the warm months better than right here in San Diego, where the living always is easy, but never more so than during beach season?  The long days and late, slow-fading sunsets are perfect … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen of Ways to Say “I Love You” to Mom

As a mother, I think the most precious gifts children can offer on Mother’s Day, which this year is May 12, is to say “I love you, Mom” and “Thanks for all you do, and for loving me.” There are … Continue reading

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An Extraordinary Evening at the NAT with Karen Krasne

Extraordinary Desserts Lecture, Reception & Book Signing with Karen Krasne at the NAT Please join me for an extraordinary evening at the San Diego Natural History Museum on Wednesday, January 30th.  In honor of the museum’s limited-time Chocolate Exhibition, I … Continue reading

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‘Tis An Extraordinary Season!

When the days shorten and the weather turns cool, I see and feel the arrival of the holidays, and inevitably get in the mood to make everything festive, merry and bright. More than any other time of year, the season … Continue reading

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I love Paris!

I love Paris.  It’s a place where the most delicious and decadent things in life are celebrated: love, fashion, art, flowers, champagne, food, and, of course, pastry.  As home to the finest pastry chefs in the world, Paris offers desserts … Continue reading

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Extraordinarily Vegan and Gluten Free

We have been embracing vegan and gluten free foods in our home for many years because of my background in nutrition and how great I feel when coming home from a detoxing retreat.  Most recently I travelled to the Philippines … Continue reading

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Dessert Madness, our delicious diversion from March Madness

My husband, Jamie is a fanatical college basketball fan.  He has had 6th row seats for SDSU Aztecs basketball games over the past 10 years.  Being married to me, he has also become a dessert lover. Last year, he created … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Layer Cakes

A luscious and lovely cake layered with delectable flavors and textures celebrates all of the good things in life. We are thrilled at Extraordinary Desserts that we are not alone in this belief.  For 2012, people can’t stop talking about layer … Continue reading

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My gift to you

The holidays are about giving and making those in your life feel special and loved.  As my gift to you, I am happy to share the recipe for the Toasted Macadamia Caramel Cheesecake.  Because of space restrictions, several cakes were … Continue reading

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