JULY 4TH RECIPE: Turn Fruit Skewers Into An American Flag Cake

[1] A better-for-you July 4th dessert: berries with a bit of cake (photo © Driscoll’s). [2] Buy enough berries for breakfast yogurt or red, white and blue ice cream (photo © Green Giant Fresh). [3] Angel food cake. Here are a recipe and video to bake one from scratch, from Martha Stewart (photo © Martha…
Continue reading “JULY 4TH RECIPE: Turn Fruit Skewers Into An American Flag Cake”

JULY 4th: Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks & Snacks

July 4th is the one holiday where you can make everything (except meat) red, white and blue. Our collection of recipes follows, starting with a new one:     RECIPE: RED, WHITE & BLUE STRIPED (LAYERED) COCKTAIL Ingredients For 1 Drink 1½ parts vodka 1 part watermelon schnapps ½ part cranberry juice ½ part fresh…
Continue reading “JULY 4th: Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks & Snacks”

TIP OF THE DAY: Pavlova Dessert For Passover & Easter

If you’ve ever seen individual meringue cups/shells in a bakery and wondered what they are: They’re the base of Pavlovas*. Light and airy, they are filled with fruit to make an impressive gluten-free and fat-free dessert (photo #2). Pavlova is quick-assembly dessert that’s impressive and low-calorie. It consists of a meringue base topped with fresh…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Pavlova Dessert For Passover & Easter”

TIP OF THE DAY: Sautéed Bananas Ice Cream Sundae

Many kids in the U.S. get excited over a banana split, a.k.a. banana boat. Some grown-up kids still do, as evidenced by variations of the dessert on menus of restaurants catering to adults. With a banana split, the fruit comes straight from the peel. It may not be perfectly ripe, thus contributing a slightly hard…
Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Sautéed Bananas Ice Cream Sundae”