There is freedom in conformity. If you’re asked to bring a pumpkin, or apple, or chocolate pie, bring the traditional pie and a tweaked version.
One last post about cakes! No one wants to sacrifice taste to make something healthier. Good news - you can still indulge in your favorite slice of cake without all of the added sugar and fat!
From late winter to early spring is the prime season for maple sugaring—when the sap of the maple tree is collected and turned into maple syrup and other tasty items. Come discover a bit about the process and try some delicious recipes made with a hint of maple sweetness.
Looking for something sweet to add to your Game Day buffet or a traditional Mardi Gras party? The King Cake is the answer! With a history dating back to the 12th century, the King Cake is a beloved Gulf Coast tradition. Making one is as simple as making cinnamon rolls.
On Super Bowl® Sunday, football always takes center stage. Snacks, finger foods and beverages, however, are still in the spotlight. While hot wings, creamy dips and crunchy chips are perennial favorites, we’re looking for new recipes for this year’s Super Bowl® menu.
In New Orleans, when people say they’re “goin’ fo’ coffee and doughnuts,” they mean café au lait and beignets, probably at legendary Café du Monde, a New Orleans landmark. Beignets are so popular that, in 1986, they became the official doughnut of the State of Louisiana.
Several years ago, if I heard the words, “bread pudding,” I immediately imagined the too sweet lump of raisin-studded, milk-soaked bread I sampled in college. Today, I adore bread pudding for dessert especially around the holidays.
What caused my change of heart?
I credit Mark Bittman, the food writer best known for his cookbook, How to Cook Everything, and his New York Times food column, “The Minimalist.”
Winter is finally arriving here in Colorado. Soon we will all be craving the warmth and flavors of Spring and Summer. One of my favorite winter treats is lemon curd. Creamy and tart it is delicious in a simple pie or just eaten with a spoon, it’s a taste of sunshine. If you are making gifts from your kitchen this Holiday Season, Lemon Curd is a great stocking stuffer or addition to a baking gift basket.