A table topped with five lemon-herbsaint poppers.

Lemon-Herbsaint Poppers

Leave it to New Orleans to create a liquor to replace absinthe. These boozy jellied shots are redolent of their namesake citrus and anise-flavored absinthe alternative.

Cake stand with a half of a lemon Doberge layer cake and a half of a chocolate Doberge layer cake

Lemon Doberge Cake

Doberge cake is the birthday cake of New Orleans. The most popular is a Doberge with a lemon-iced cake on one side and a chocolate-iced cake on the other.

Grasshopper Pie

Grasshopper Pie

Grasshopper pie, the minty ice cream pie, is reworked. This version of the pie is made with homemade ice cream, less creme de menthe, and chocolate crust. You have to love it.

Citrus-Olive Tapenade

Citrus-Olive Tapenade

This citrus-olive tapenade is filled with lemon-orange flavors, olives, and fresh herbs. The tapenade, because of its citrus notes, is perfect for lamb.

Lemon Semifreddo

Lemon Semifreddo

This recipe for a frozen terrine, called semifreddo, is an ideal dessert to make ahead and pull out, slice, and serve. A great ending to an outdoor meal.

Two glasses filled with pineapple-tequila smoothie, rimmed with sugar, topped with line wedges on a napkin

Pineapple-Tequila Smoothies

This recipes for a smoothie-like cocktail has a punch of pineapple flavor and the pure, clear taste of white tequila. Sweet and refreshing.

Duck, Olive, and Fig Skewers

Duck, Olive, and Fig Skewers

Chunks of duck breast are steeped in an herby marinate then threaded along with olives and figs on skewers and grilled to perfection.

Sally’s Coconut Macaroons

Sally’s Coconut Macaroons

From the folks at The Splendid Table, these sophisticated coconut macaroons are simply mounds of sweetened coconut toasted to perfection.