RECIPE: Tequila Cupcakes

Tequila cupcakes: something different for Dad. Photo courtesy Hornitos Tequila.   For Father’s Day, Prohibition Bakery in New York City, which specializes in baking with booze, has created a special cupcake, featuring new Hornitos Black Barrel tequila (more about it below). Called the La Bamba cupcake, it features all the mixings of a perfect cocktail…
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RECIPE: Baked French Toast

You can bake French toast instead of frying it. Photo courtesy Driscoll’s.   This recipe, from Driscoll’s, is called Baked French Toast Soufflé. Although the word does mean “to puff up” in French, and the slices of bread puff up very slightly, it’s not what Americans think of as soufflé. To manage expectations, we removed…
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RECIPE: Chocolate Dougnut Holes

Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog.   How about whipping up this wonderful chocolate treat for Father’s Day breakfast or brunch? It‘s sure to be a hit. “You can do so much better by turning to your own kitchen rather the drive through for doughnut satisfaction” says cookbook author Hannah Kaminsky. “A fear of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cucumber Water, Cucumber Vodka

No more bland water at the table. Photo by Maria Bacarella | IST.   When warm weather brings a bounty of fresh produce, we want to fresh produce it everywhere—including in our water glass. While any fruit or vegetable can be infused into a glass or pitcher of water, we especially enjoy cucumber and fresh…
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