From the Pantry: Cholula Hot Sauce (Hot and Spicy Crab Dip)

From the Pantry: Cholula Hot Sauce (Hot and Spicy Crab Dip Recipe) - Andrea Meyers

We keep quite a few different kinds of hot sauce in our pantry, and one of my favorites is Cholula, that familiar bottle you see on the table in restaurants all over the country. We usually have a couple bottles on hand, my favorites being the Chipotle and the Chili Garlic, and we use them… 

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Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake with Dulce de Leche Cream Cheese Frosting and Toasted Coconut, and a Where Women Cook: Celebrate! Giveaway

Andrea Meyers - Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake with Dulce de Leche Cream Cheese Frosting and Toasted Coconut

2012 has already started off as a busy year. On January 1st I took a big leap of faith and did something I’ve been thinking about for a long time; I officially started my own business, a photography business. So while I’ve been busy wrapping up one project I’ve also been doing all the things… 

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Creamy Cheese Torta with Prosciutto, Kalamata Olives, and Fig Jam

Creamy Cheese Torta with Prosciutto, Kalamata Olives, and Fig Jam

I’m excited to be working with The Real Women of Philadelphia and GoodBite again this year, and as part of their recipe contest, I created two video recipes to share with you. This first recipe is for an elegant yet easy appetizer, an Italian goat and cream cheese layered torta with prosciutto, Kalamata olives, and… 

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Bourbon Pumpkin Marble Cheesecake

Bourbon Pumpkin Marble Cheesecake Recipe - Andrea Meyers

Pumpkin cheesecake is one of my favorite holiday desserts and marbling the pumpkin filling with a bourbon vanilla filling takes it over the top for me. The recipe is my riff on the classic pumpkin marble cheesecake from the Philadelphia Cream Cheese Cheesecakes book published in 1989. I found a wire bound copy years ago… 

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The Daring Bakers Make Cheesecake: Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake

Andrea Meyers - Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake

[NOTE: I made this dessert as part of a Daring Bakers challenge. This means it was an experiment that I most likely only made once, maybe twice, before posting here. Because the recipe has not been thoroughly tested, I cannot guarantee the results.] The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She… 

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Mardi Gras Cream Cheese Pound Cake with Bourbon and Pecans

Andrea Meyers - Mardi Gras Cream Cheese Bourbon Pecan Pound Cake

Mardi Gras king cakes make a festive centerpiece for any Mardi Gras celebration. The traditional cake is made from a soft yeast dough that is risen, rolled, and often filled with cream cheese, fruit, or a pecan praline mixture. Many people have fun celebrating Mardi Gras, even if they don’t go to New Orleans, but… 

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