FOOD FUN: A Salad Bowl Of Radicchio Leaves

The Alcove Cafe & Bakery in Los Angeles creates a bowl from radicchio leaves, and fills it with salad. It’s not just pretty: It’s fun food! The Cafe serves it with their ginger shrimp, seared ginger-marinated shrimp with mixed greens, sauteed mushrooms, tomatoes and plum dressing, topped with enoki mushrooms. The dish is called “Ginger…
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FOOD FUN: Fried Egg Cupcake

Some people love coming across photos of cute babies or puppies. We love cute food. These bacon and “egg” cupcakes with a “pancake” base were created by Apollina of TheYouFinder. We discovered them on Foodiggity. Apollina made a buttermilk cupcake topped with maple frosting and a gummi fried egg. A piece of candied bacon (recipe)…
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FOOD FUN: Peanut Butter Sushi Rolls

We love the fun concepts of Lee Zalben, proprietor of Peanut Butter & Co. The man lives for peanut butter, and how to serve it in new and creative ways. He posts a different idea every day at the Nutropolitan Museum of Art. Peanut butter and strawberry jelly. Cut the crusts off soft white bread.…
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FOOD FUN: Deconstructed Crab Cake

Save calories and carbs with a “deconstructed” crab cake. Photo courtesy Wild Mushroom Restaurant | Texas.   Crab cakes are a popular item on menus nationwide. The crab is good for you, but the fat for sautéing is less so. You could place the crab cake(s) on a large bed of salad for a healthy…
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JULY 4th: American Flag Cherry-Blueberry Pie

As American as blueberry and cherry pie. Photo courtesy Centerville Pie Company.   If you’re planning for July 4th festivities, here’s a fun food idea from Centerville Pie Company of Centerville, Massachusetts: an American flag pie. Prepare your favorite blueberry and/or cherry pie recipe. The Centerville Pie bakers fill the pie crust 3/4 with cherry…
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