RECIPE: Irish Soda Bread French Toast & Bread Pudding

[1] Bake your own Irish soda bread with this recipe. Photo © The Baker Chick. [2] Turn a loaf of Irish soda bread into French toast or bread pudding. This recipe from McCormick has both raisins and caraway seeds. (photo © McCormick). [3] Irish soda French toast, for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dessert. The recipe…
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FOOD FUN: Chocolate Dessert With All The Trimmings

[1 & 2] (photos © Vicia Restaurant | St. Louis). [3] Serve ice cream in a quenelle shape for more sophistication. Here’s how to make it (photo © Lauren V. Haas | Breadhitz). [4] A few fresh mint leaves add a colorful note to monotone dishes (photo © Good Eggs).   Some people fall in…
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FALL RECIPE: Pumpkin Dessert Waffles

Here’s a fun seasonal dessert: Pumpkin Dessert Waffles. The waffle batter is made with pumpkin pie spices, topped with ice cream and regular or spiced whipped cream. You can mix and match: choose plain or spiced whipped cream, vanilla, maple walnut, pumpkin (photo #4) or salted caramel ice cream, etc. Don’t want waffles? Cut a…
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FOOD FUN: Hot Chocolate With A Donut Topper

[1] It’s easy to make: hot chocolate topped with a donut, plus garnish (photo © Adrianna Calvo | Pexels). [2] Pirouette cookies. These are the Pirouline brand; Pepperidge Farm sells Pirouettes, which are similar (photo © Pirouline | Facebook).   Is it breakfast? Dessert? A snack? This cup of hot chocolate is topped with a…
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FOOD FUN: Tomato Cheesecake & More Sweet Tomato Dessert Recipes

[1] Tomato cheesecake, a sweet dessert (photos #1, #2 and #3 © Italian Association of Canned Tomatoes Producers). [2] A close up of the slice of tomato cheesecake. [3] Canned tomatoes from Italy (we use San Marzano, as does this recipe). [4] Green Tomato Crumble Pie. Here’s the recipe from Healing Tomato (photo © Healing…
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