PRODUCT: Baileys Coffee Creamers

Try it—you’ll like it! Photo courtesy HP Hood. Here’s a terrific coffee enhancer that delivers far less calories than those mocha-chocolattes. They’re so rich and creamy, no added whipped cream is needed. Baileys Coffee Creamers—“all the flavor of Baileys without the alcohol”—are now available on the East Coast (for the time being, anyway—everyone else will…
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CHERRY TIP OF THE DAY: Cherries Jubilee

Cherries Jubilee was a very fashionable dessert for many decades. The great chef Auguste Escoffier is credited with creating it for Queen Victoria—for either her Golden Jubilee of 1887 (the 50th year of a monarch’s reign) or her Diamond Jubilee in 1897—the record is not sure which. It immediately joined the menu at restaurants of…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: Coeur à la Crème Cheese Course

Say “I love you” with sweetened mascarpone and raspberry purée. Photo courtesy Peabody Rudd. If you love mascarpone, the extra-rich “Italian cream cheese” that’s the base of tiramisu, then you might want to whip up a Coeur à la Crème for Valentine’s Day. The luscious mascarpone creation can serve as a cheese course prior to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Melt His/Her Heart

What’s for dessert tonight? February 5th is National Chocolate Fondue Day. Chocolate fondue is always a hit. And it’s easy to make. (Fondue comes from the French word fondre, to melt. Melt the chocolate and other ingredients, and start dipping.) First, take a look at these recipes for dark chocolate fondue and white chocolate fondue.…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Baked Alaska Day

It’s easy to make! Photo of Baked Alaska by Sergey Kashkin | IST. February 1st is National Baked Alaska Day. This dazzling dessert is a masterpiece of chemistry: an ice cream cake topped with meringue and baked in the oven until the meringue browns. Yes, frozen ice cream is baked in an oven! The concept…
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