NO-BAKE DESSERT: Strawberries & Mascarpone

If you’re a fan of no-bake summer desserts, here are two of our favorites from Driscoll’s, a California-based marketer of berries. In both bite-size recipes, lush summer strawberries are filled with a mascarpone whipped cream, a combination of rich mascarpone and heavy cream. Mascarpone cheese gives the whipped cream filling extra body and flavor. The…
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PRODUCT: Pamela’s Figgies & Jammies

It you like Fig Newtons—or wish you liked them more—there’s a better “Newton” in town. It’s called Figgies & Jammies and the cookies are from Pamela’s Products, maker of delicious gluten-free cookies, bars and mixes. The flavors include: Mission Fig Blueberry & Fig Raspberry & Fig Strawberry & Fig   Filled with real Mission figs…
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FOOD FUN: Fanciful Sweet Or Savory Pockets

Here’s an easy way to add fun to everyday or special occasion fare. This Pocket Maker set from Kuhn Rikon lets you creating “pocket meals.” Each of the three fun shapes is 3.5 inches in diameter, and stamps out the dough to make mini pies, pizza pockets, filled dumplings and more. Just press the stamp…
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TIP OF THE DAY: The New Banana Split

Yesterday for National Ice Cream Month we featured the “new” ice cream sandwich, a sandwich/sundae fusion. Today, it’s the “new” banana split in the photo: freed from its roots. The traditional banana split is a type of ice cream sundae made in a long dish called a boat (hence the alternate term, banana boat). The…
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