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…
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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…
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HOLIDAY: St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Even if you don’t wear green or watch a parade on March 17th, you pick up a green bagel or some Irish soda bread, and end the day with wine and Irish cheeses, a green cocktail or an Irish Coffee. Or, you can make a traditional Irish recipe, or…
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HALLOWEEN RECIPE: Spider Cake

[1] A hairy spider, ready to eat (photo courtesy Go Bold With Butter). [2] Chocolate sprinkles make the spider “hairy” (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [3] Wilton makes the smallest eyes we’ve found. These are from Target (photo courtesy Wilton).   Along came a spider and sat down beside her—and she ate him! This eye-catching…
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