TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Trifle

Want to make a fancy dessert but don’t want to turn on the oven? Make a trifle. TRIFLE HISTORY A trifle is a classic English dessert, called by a variety of names including Tipsy Cake, Tipsy Parson, Tipsy Squire and Tipsy Hedgehog. “Tipsy” indicates the addition of spirits, typically sherry. Trifle was an evolution of…
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RECIPE: Ice Cream & Grilled Fruit

Grill your dessert: grilled fruit topped with ice cream or sorbet. Photo courtesy Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.   With the end of grilling season in sight, make every meal count. Here, an easy dessert favorite: grilled fruit with ice cream or sorbet. The fun begins when you decide which fruit to pair with which flavor…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Pineapple & Peaches

If you’ve got the grill fired up for burgers, chickens, fish and corn, grill up some dessert as well. Grilled fruit like pineapple, peaches and plums are delicious and festive fare. Grilling caramelizes the natural fruit sugars, making the fruit flavor more intense. You can marinate the fruit or brush on a glaze. This marinade…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Fruit

Accessories make grilled fruit easier. Thisfruit grill rack is from SurLaTable.com.   As long as the grill is hot, make grilled fruit for dessert! Ingredients Fruit (see Step 1, below) Cold water Lemon juice Spices: cinnamon stick or pumpkin pie spices (allspice, clove, ginger, nutmeg) Rum (optional) Vegetable oil spray for grill Melted butter for…
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