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  • Recipe

    Classic Crème Caramel

  • How-To

    How to Caramelize Crème Brûlée

    Homemade crème brûlée is even better than any you'll have in a restaurant, but it does require mastering the right tool: a mini blowtorch, which helps you achieve that perfectly…

  • Recipe

    Ginger Crème Brûlée

    Rich and creamy, these gingery custards can be prepared and baked a day or two ahead, but wait until you’re ready to serve them to caramelize the sugar topping. You’ll…

  • How-To


    Learn the basic technique (it’s easy) and use it in five sticky, gooey desserts

  • Recipe

    Basic Crème Caramel

    You can make the original vanilla crème caramel or give it an orange or espresso twist (see Variations below).

  • Menu

    Classic Romance Menu

    Share a seductively subtle French meal for the ultimate romantic evening.

  • Recipe

    Eggnog Crème Anglaise

    Spiked with bourbon, rum, and grated nutmeg, this holiday-inspired cream sauce will quickly get you in the spirit.

  • Recipe

    Steamed Coriander-Gingerbread Cake with Eggnog Crème Anglaise

    Though the seaming process leaves it deliciously moist straight from the oven, This cake is even better one or two days later, after the spices have had a chance to…

  • How-To

    A Trio of Silky Custards

    Learn the secrets to making satiny-smooth custard, and then create three different desserts: crème caramel, crème brûlée, and pot de crème

  • Recipe

    Orange Crème Brûlée

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