FOOD FUN: Candy Corn Pudding Recipe

[1] Candy Corn Pudding (photo courtesy Good Housekeeping). [2] Candy corn (photo by Liz West | Wikipedia).   It doesn’t look like candy corn, but it tastes like it. If you have glass dessert dishes, this dessert or snack is food fun for the harvest season. It doesn’t taste like candy corn, but looks like…
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FOOD 101: The History Of Dessert

October 14th is National Dessert Day. Our word “dessert” emerged in mid-16th-century French, a combination of the past participle of desservir “to clear the table,” and servir, “to serve.” The name reflects that dessert was served after the table had been cleared of other dishes. A variety of desserts set on the table of the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Soup Napoleon & Uses For Ring Molds

What’s a soup napoleon? It’s a name we gave to this recipe concept from Vaucluse restaurant in New York City. It sounds more appealing than “stack” or “cylinder” and more accurate than “tower.” A pastry napoleon is a stack of layered pastry, custard, and optionally, fruit. The mechanics are simple: A stack of four or…
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HOLIDAY: A Dulce De Leche Crêpe Cake Recipe For World Dulce De Leche Day

October 11th is World Dulce De Leche Day. An overview of dulce de leche is followed by an impressive Bananas Foster Dulce de Leche Crêpe Cake recipe, by Sarah Fennel of Broma Bakery. Her recipe website is a compilation of everything sweet you’d like to eat.     DULCE DE LECHE & CARAMEL: THE DIFFERENCE…
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