French Brûlée Martini

french brulee, martini, cocktail, craft cocktail

Courtesy of BoomBozz Pizza and Taphouse, Louisville, Kentucky 2 ounces top-shelf vodka ¼ ounce Chambord 4 ounces hot water 2 tablespoons hot cocoa mix 2 marshmallows White chocolate syrup Dessert grinder Rim martini glass with white chocolate syrup and dip in shavings from the dessert grinder and set aside. In shaker without ice, place inMore »

Easter Egg Dessert Pizza

Courtesy of Diana Coutu, Diana’s Gourmet Pizza, Winnipeg 10-inch pizza crust, parbaked Butter 1 cup marshmallows ½ cup chocolate mini eggs 2 ounces caramel Stretch a 9-ounce dough ball out to 10 inches in diameter. Poke dough skin with a fork several times. Par-bake into a shell for 5 minutes in a 500 F oven.More »

Cannoli Built for Two

Courtesy of Michael Shepherd, 600 Downtown, Columbus, OH 1 margarita glass 9 ounces sweet ricotta cannoli filling 4 teaspoons shaved chocolate 1 teaspoon candied pecans 2 maraschino cherries drizzle of caramel sauce 2 vanilla pastry sticks 2 cannoli shells whipped cream This dessert will be built inside of a Margherita glass and built in layers.More »

Brazilian Dessert Pizza

Courtesy of Doug Ferriman, Crazy Dough’s, Boston, MA 12-inch pizza dough 4 ounces guava paste 3 pinches sugar 10 ounces mozzarella cheese 2 ounces Brazilian Catupiry soft cheese With a small, round cookie cutter, take the guava paste and cut into thick circles about the size of pepperoni. Slice these more thinly, if necessary, toMore »

Dolce Pizza

Dolce Pizza, dessert, ricotta, honey

Courtesy of Mark Dym, Marco’s Coal-Fired Pizza, Denver, CO 1 pizza dough, fried 4 ounces sweetened ricotta *see below drizzle of clover honey 2 ounces almonds, toasted 1 ounce powdered sugar *Blend ricotta, powdered sugar and chopped almonds together to make the sweetened ricotta mixture. Stretch pizza dough into shape. Lightly fry in a skillet.More »

The Martella

The Martella dessert pizza

Courtesy of Mike Shepherd 600 Downtown, Bellefontaine, OH 13 ounce dough ball 5 ounces mascarpone cheese Nutella Pistachios (salted) Hershey Chocolate Bar Before starting to make this item you will need to do some advance preparation. Start by scooping out the Nutella and putting into a pastry bag. Then, shell a handful of salted pistachiosMore »

Mojito Basilica

basil mojito

2 fresh mint sprigs, chopped 2 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon agave nectar 2 tablespoons Fresh lime juice 1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) light rum Ice Chilled soda water In a tall glass with back of a spoon crush mint and basil with agave and lime juice then stir in rum. Add ice cubes andMore »

Creamy Chocolate Gelato

Creamy Chocolate Gelato

Serves 3 quarts Ingredients 6 cups of whole milk, divided 1½ cups of granulated sugar 12 egg yolks, beaten 6 ounces of semisweet chocolate 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Instructions In a large saucepan, combine half the milk with egg yolks and sugar. Cook over very low heat until mixture sticks to the metal utensil, whiskingMore »

Island Dough Boys

Island Dough Boys, Manzo

Courtesy of William Manzo, Jr. Federal Hill Pizza, RI ½ ounce dough balls 10 count Heavy cut of pineapple and mango pieces. 2 8-inch wooden BBQ skewers 2 ounces powdered sugar 3 ounces Nutella 3 ounces sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ gallon corn oil Cut dough balls into small ½-ounce piecesMore »

Devil Fingers

Courtesy of Jay Jerrier Cane Rosso, Dallas, TX 1 10 ounces pizza dough ball 3 ounces Nutella 2 ounces caramel 1 ounces powdered sugar Flatten and stretch the room temperature dough ball to about the size of a 10-inch by 4-inch rectangle. Cut into 4 -inch long strips about ½ inch wide. Drop into aMore »