TIP OF THE DAY: Make Hot Cross Buns For Good Friday

[1] Enjoy hot cross buns for breakfast on Good Friday, and at tea time or coffee break all Easter weekend (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour).   Hot cross buns are sweet yeast buns made with raisins or currants, and decorated with a cross. The cross, symbolizing the Crucifixion, was originally made with knife cuts in…
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FOOD FUN: Bunny Biscuits (Rabbit Bread?)

These Bunny Biscuits are so cute, you can make them anytime you need a smile. They were sent to us for Easter fun by Elegant Affairs Caterers. The biscuits are easy to make from refrigerated biscuit dough. Serve them at breakfast/brunch or for a mid-morning or -afternoon coffee or tea break.   Ingredients 1 cylinder…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Hot Cross Buns

[1] Enjoy these delicious hot cross buns, even if you don’t celebrate Easter (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] Use raisins or dried cranberries, e.g. Craisins (photo courtesy Ocean Spray). [3] Out of the oven, cooled and iced (photo courtesy Amy’s Bread).   Tomorrow is Good Friday, a traditional time for Hot Cross Buns. You…
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RECIPE: Prosciutto Wrapped Bell Peppers

A tasty first course: a roasted bell pepper wrapped in prosciutto. Photo courtesy Westside Market | NYC.   This recipe fits right in with a pink food party, Valentine’s Day, Easter or Mother’s Day. RECIPE: PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED BELL PEPPERS Ingredients For 4 Servings 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper 4…
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