Chocolate Pot De Creme Recipe For National Pot De Creme Day

[1] Chocolate pot de crème, a French chocolate custard (photo © Volpi Foods). [2] Chocolate pot de crème in a French pot de crème dish with a chantilly (whipped cream)(photo © Seduction Meals). [3] Chocolate pot de creme with modern garnishes: raspberries, cacao nibs, chantilly, and a side of amaretti (photo © World Market). [4]…
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A Traditional Mochi Recipe For National Mochi Day

[1] Traditional daifuku mochi, filled with redd bean paste (the recipe is below (photo © Morgaer | Deviantart). [2] Plain mochi dough can be flavored and/or rolled in a topping (photo © The Globetrotter Diaries). [3] Mochi with red bean paste that’s rolled in matcha, powdered green tea (photos #3, #4, #5, and #6 ©…
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Creme Brulee Recipes & History For National Creme Brulee Day

July 27th is National Crème Brûlée Day, celebrating a French dessert that has remained on menus across the U.S. long after Coupe aux Marrons, Île Flottante, Mont Blanc, and other classic French desserts have disappeared from menus in the U.S. Crème brûlée first came to America with Thomas Jefferson’s return from France in 1789 [source].…
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Turn Ice Cream Bars And Pops Into Elegant Desserts

[1] This attractive dessert is made from cut-up fudge pops (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Gourmet ice pops (paletas) from La Newyorkina (photo © Goldbelly).   It’s National Ice Cream Month, and our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog thought up this creative and oh-so-easy approach to ice cream desserts. She cuts…
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Peaches & Cream Recipes For National Peaches & Cream Day

[1] Classic peaches and cream. The recipe is below (photo © Chef John). [2] The simplest peaches and cream: no cooking, just slice the peaches (photo © Spache The Spatula). [3] Peaches and cream mousse (photo © Chef Eric Cobb). [4] Fresh peaches, with their leaves and blossoms (photo © The Lore | Unsplash). [5]…
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