Brown Sugar Strawberry Tart Recipe This recipe is so simple that you'll find yourself getting creative with the berries you put on the top. The combination of the brown sugar crust, creamy filling and sweet fruit topping make this the perfect summertime treat.
3 of 11Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream
Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream Recipe Mexican chocolate, usually described on the package as "Mexican chocolate drink mix," is a spiced chocolate bar that's commonly melted for hot chocolate. It gives the ice cream a pudding-like texture.
4 of 11Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Tangerine Olive Oil Cake
Tangerine Olive Oil Cake Recipe A glass of Roussanne wine gives this citrusy cake a light floral note. Use fruit with tightly fitting skins (loose-skinned ones are more difficult to zest) and a good olive oil that's been crushed with tangerines, rather than infused after crushing.
5 of 11Photo: Erin Kunkel
Pineapple Satays with Coconut Caramel
Pineapple Satays with Coconut Caramel Recipe Pineapple holds up to skewering, doesn’t fall apart on the grill, and makes an elegant, surprising dessert—especially when drizzled with a simple-to-make caramel sauce. You’ll need 16 wooden skewers for this recipe.
6 of 11Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon
Rhubarb Cardamom Galette
Rhubarb Cardamom Galette Recipe This dessert is far from the ordinary, but completely worth the effort for the phenomenal flavor. A French-inspired pastry with a mild tart flavor and hint of pungent spice give you a simply unique Western-instilled treat.
7 of 11Photo: Thomas J. Story
Huckleberry Skillet Cobbler
Huckleberry Skillet Cobbler Recipe One of our all-time favorite desserts, with just a hint of spices to pull out the complex, wine-rich flavor of the huckleberries—and also delicious made with blueberries.
8 of 11Leigh Beisch
Pear and Pecan Upside-down Cake
Pear and Pecan Upside-down Cake Recipe When cooked, Bosc pears have an appealing density and graininess that bring the tender bourbon-infused crumb of the cake down to earth beautifully. A rich flavor and soft crumb made this cake a favorite in our test kitchen.
9 of 11James Carrier
Almond Toffee Recipe This buttery almond toffee is easy and delicious and can make the perfect homemade holiday gift.