FOOD FUN: Macarons On A Stick

The original macarons date to 15th-century Italy (see the history of macarons). The modern version evolved at the beginning of the 20th century, when Pierre Desfontaines Ladurée had the idea to join two meringues and fill them with ganache. The fillings evolved to include buttercream or jam, and there is now a seemingly limitless array…
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FOOD FUN: Fork, Knife & Spoon Cookies With Crème Caramel

At the Chocolate Lab restaurant in San Francisco, crème caramel is served with a surprise: streusel crumbs and cookie utensils. Make it yourself! If you don’t want to go into baking overdrive, you can surprise your guests with just a spoon or a fork. You can buy the cookie cutters online: Spoon cookie cutter Fork…
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FOOD FUN: A Hot Dog Sculpture

Eat your craft project: a dog made from hot dogs. Photo courtesy Dietz and Watson.   Family and friends will howl with delight at this edible dog sculpture made of hot dogs or brats. We love edible craft projects! The recipe is courtesy Dietz & Watson, purveyors of premium deli meats. HOT DOG SCULPTURE RECIPE…
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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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