RECIPE: Harvest Pudding Parfait

A chocolate-pumpkin parfait with whipped cream made from scratch (photo courtesy Hope Foods).   When we saw this photo from Hope Foods, we were inspired to create our own version. It couldn’t be easier. RECIPE: HARVEST PUDDING PARFAIT Ingredients For 4-6 Servings 1 can pumpkin pie filling (with sugar and spices) 1 package instant chocolate…
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FOOD FUN: Candy Corn Pudding Recipe

[1] Candy Corn Pudding (photo courtesy Good Housekeeping). [2] Candy corn (photo by Liz West | Wikipedia).   It doesn’t look like candy corn, but it tastes like it. If you have glass dessert dishes, this dessert or snack is food fun for the harvest season. It doesn’t taste like candy corn, but looks like…
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FOOD 101: The History Of Dessert

October 14th is National Dessert Day. Our word “dessert” emerged in mid-16th-century French, a combination of the past participle of desservir “to clear the table,” and servir, “to serve.” The name reflects that dessert was served after the table had been cleared of other dishes. A variety of desserts set on the table of the…
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RECIPE: Classic Apple Crisp

[1] Classic apple crisp (photo courtesy Urban Accents). [2] Gala apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for a weekend baking project? This easy dessert is as popular as apple pie, and easier to make. It is called a crisp because the topping, which contains oats (oatmeal), gets crispy when baked. In the U.K., the…
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Dulce De Leche Crêpe Cake Recipe For World Dulce De Leche Day

October 11th is World Dulce De Leche Day. An overview of dulce de leche is followed by an impressive Bananas Foster Dulce de Leche Crêpe Cake recipe, by Sarah Fennel of Broma Bakery. Her recipe website is a compilation of everything sweet you’d like to eat.     DULCE DE LECHE & CARAMEL: THE DIFFERENCE…
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