FOOD FUN: Mashed Potato Pizza

September is National Potato Month, and our contribution to the festivities is Mashed Potato Pizza. Our favorite baker, The Baker Chick, made it with leftover mashed potatoes. She used slow cooker mashed potatoes, but you can make the mash however you like. For a Thanksgiving Leftovers pizza, you can substitute mashed sweet potatoes and top…
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RECIPE: Banana Cake Blast-Off & Many More Banana Recipes

[1] Banana Trio: banana cake, banana ice cream and caramelized fresh banana (photo © Good Food On Montford | Charlotte). [2] Deconstructed Banana Split with grilled bananas at Sushi Samba (photo © Sushi Samba).   Today is National Banana Lover’s Day. You won’t believe what the original banana looked like: nothing you’d want to eat!…
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FOOD 101: Rum Facts For National Rum Day

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum: August 16th is National Rum Day. (Here’s the pirate song, inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.) Many thanks to Pat Croce’s Rum Barrel sports bar and grill in Key West (now closed, alas) for much of this information.     WHAT IS RUM? Everyone who knows the word…
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