Figs with Mascarpone

Sure, you made it past Christmas, but what are you going to do about New Years? This. The flavor of this fig-and-mascarpone appetizer is delicious, but the texture is equally interesting. It’s not at all difficult, but it is a time consuming recipe. Still, it’s best to make it day-of … well in advance.

Caramel Sauce

Tired of pouring hot wax on your Elf on the Shelf? Spice up your boring routine with hot caramel sauce. Make It Like a Man will help you through the caramelization process, getting your caramel to a beautiful amber without burning it or anyone you love.

Chocolate Stout Cake

Good things come in threes: this is the first of a trio of chocolate cakes that we’ll present over the next few weeks. Chocolate Stout Cake is a hot water cocoa cake in which the oil and water are replaced by sour cream and beer. Topped off with a cream cheese frosting, it’s quite an impressive cake.