Love Apples, otherwise known as tomatoes, were once believed to have aphrodisiac powers and were called pommes d'amour in French (literally, apples of love). It is a fitting name for a rich and creamy Valentine's Day side dish.
There are many variations of caramel, but I love this basic and simple recipe from Simply Recipes. The only ingredients are sugar, heavy cream and butter and the result is a smooth, rich, caramel sauce that is perfect for many things, including caramel apples and ice cream sundaes.
There is something about homemade ice cream which is simply the best. Fortunately, making ice cream is so easy these days. You can stir the ice cream to reach your desired consistency. A word of warning, though: if you take a bite while it's at milkshake or soft-serve consistency, you may never finish stirring it. It's that good.
This chile poblano cream soup is a great starter for Cinco de Mayo or any other Mexican meal.
This sweet, rich custard dessert is surprisingly simple to make. Just be sure to allow time for it to chill overnight.