RECIPE: Deconstructed Banana Split, For National Banana Split Day

[1] The deconstructed banana split at Sushi Samba in New York City (photo courtesy Sushi Samba). [2] The traditional banana split (photo courtesy California Milk Advisory Board).   How should you celebrate August 25th, National Banana Split Day? There’s the tried and true banana split, of course. Classically served in a long dish, called a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Summer Naked Cake With Stone Fruits

The summer’s selection of stone fruits are begging for a naked cake. June through September is prime stone fruit season in the U.S. WHAT ARE STONE FRUITS? Stone fruits are members of the Prunus genus, and include: Apricots Cherries Lychees Mangoes Nectarines Olives Peaches Plums Cross-breeds such as apriums, plumcots and pluots   A stone…
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