TIP OF THE DAY: Toast To National S’mores Day With Bubbly & Truffles

[1] This sophisticated S’mores truffles recipe from My Baking Addiction uses Smirnoff’s marshmallow-flavored vodka. [2] A down-home version from QVC’s David Venable. The recipe is  .   August 10th is National S’mores Day. A couple of weeks ago, we suggested a gourmet S’mores party with a buffet of everything S’mores, including fondue, fudge, grilled banana…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cookie Dough For Dessert

[1] One of our favorite treats. No need to turn on the oven: We’ll have it raw (photo courtesy Geraldine | Wikipedia). [2] For dessert or snacking: a few spoons of raw cookie dough (photo courtesy Edoughble.com). [3] Buy pasteurized eggs, or pasteurize your own at home (instructions below?). [4] A carton of pasteurized Davidson’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The Pasta For Summer, Zucchini “Pasta,” Enhanced

August 8th is National Zucchini Day. Last year, we featured the Spiralizer, a gadget that started the zucchini noodle craze by making it easy to make long pasta-like strands from firm vegetables, along with a recipe for Zucchini Pasta With Crab. The concept took off in the media and in kitchens across the country. Who…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Ice Cream & Berries Shortcake

Ice Cream Shortcake is an easy dessert, simply combining berry ice cream, fresh berries on refrigerator biscuits. It’s easier to put together than an ice cream cake, and even easier than conventional shortcake since you don’t have to whip the cream. We adapted this recipe from the Chefs Collaborative Cookbook. If you prefer, you can…
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RECIPE: Raspberry & Cream Croissants

[1] For breakfast, snack or dessert, here’s how to celebrate National Raspberries & Cream Day (photo courtesy TruWip). [2] No time to hand-whip cream? Try Reddi-Wip in Original or Chocolate (photo courtesy Reddi-Wip).   This year for National Raspberries and Cream Day (August 7th), we had Raspberries and Cream Croissants for breakfast. You can also…
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