RECIPE: Chocolate-Croissant Bread Pudding

If you find yourself with a leftover croissant, don’t stick it in the freezer. Here’s a delicious way to use to use it, from Sun Basket. Bread pudding is a flexible dish. You can serve it at brunch, or as a dessert for lunch or dinner. For a snack, it hits the spot with a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Dessert Waffles For National Waffle Day

[1] Caramel pecan waffle sundae (photo © St. Pierre Bakery). [2] Deluxe dessert waffle plate (photo © Screme Gelato). [3] Fudge waffles; the recipe is below (photo © King Arthur Flour). [4] Chocolate sauce for the fudge waffles; the recipe is below (photo © King Arthur Flour). [5] You can use the chocolate sauce to…
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JULY 4TH RECIPE: Turn Fruit Skewers Into An American Flag Cake

[1] A better-for-you July 4th dessert: berries with a bit of cake (photo © Driscoll’s). [2] Buy enough berries for breakfast yogurt or red, white and blue ice cream (photo © Green Giant Fresh). [3] Angel food cake. Here are a recipe and video to bake one from scratch, from Martha Stewart (photo © Martha…
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RECIPE: Fruit Sushi For National Sushi Day

June 18th is National Sushi Day. Creative cooks have taken the sushi concept beyond fish and vegetables to sweet versions like fruit sushi and candy sushi. There are also cooked meat sushi and poultry sushi, and beef tartare sushi). Today, how about some fruit sushi?     RECIPE: FRUIT SUSHI This recipe (photo #1), from…
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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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