RECIPE: Crepes Suzette For National Crepes Suzette Day

May 6th is National Crêpes Suzette Day. If you know classic French cuisine, you’ve likely familiar with Crêpes Suzette. Crêpes Suzette are sweet crêpes made with a sauce of butter, sugar, orange juice, orange zest and an orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier. You can serve then for breakfast, brunch or dessert. Crêpe is the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Dessert Parfait

[1] Blueberries and lemon curd are a delicious combination Here’s the recipe from Baking A Moment. Substitute ice cream, pudding or mousse for the yogurt (photo © Baking A Moment). [2] It looks like the Easter Bunny made this parfait. Here’s the recipe from Sugar Spice And Family Life. Substitute ice cream, pudding or mousse…
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RECIPE: Chocolate Mousse With Blue Cheese & Mango

[1] Chocolate mousse with a secret: blue cheese blended into it (both photos © Castello Cheese USA). [2] Castello blue cheese. [3] Häagen-Dazs Mango Sorbet (photo © Häagen-Dazs).   The name of this dish may sound like an April Fool’s Day joke: A mousse of chocolate and blue cheese. We first had the chocolate-blue cheese…
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RECIPE: Easy Tiramisu & Lemon “Tiramisu”

March 21st is National Tiramisu Day. Tiramisu is such a popular restaurant dessert, yet few people make it at home. It’s less work than an apple pie! In addition to classic tiramisu, we have a variation for people who don’t like coffee: a lemon tiramisu, below. Check out the history of tiramisu.     RECIPE…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Cheese With Sweet Condiments

We recently dined at a wonderfully creative new restaurant in New York City, Frevo. A cheese course is typically served before dessert, or instead of it. Quite a few connoisseurs prefer to end dinner with cheese instead of something sweet. Our cheese course consisted of Comte cheese, shaved into pappardelle-size ribbons (fettuccine size works, too),…
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