TIP OF THE DAY: Grilled Pizza The Right Way

When you fire up the grill, make a pizza! Grilled pizza is celestial, with a crispy, chewy and slightly charred crust and the light, smoky flavor picked up by the cheese and toppings. Grilling caramelizes the crust the way a wood burning pizza oven does. But you don’t need the wood-burning oven—just the backyard grill…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bake A Pie, It’s Pi Day Of The Century!

Mathematically, today is Pi Day: 3.14. As you learned in high school geometry, the Greek symbol is used in mathematics to represent the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, a constant which begins with 3.14159. Sorry we can’t show the Greek symbol in these paragraphs: WordPress keeps converting it to a…
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BOOK: Red Velvet Lover’s Cookbook

It’s the best-selling flavor at New York’s Magnolia Bakery, L.A.’s Sprinkles Cupcakes, London’s Hummingbird Bakery and other cake emporia. Since 2005, its inclusion on restaurant menus has grown by more than 500%. It has been used to flavor coffee, tea, waffles, doughnuts, even fried chicken. It’s easy to find red velvet truffles, butter cookies, and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pudding Toppers, Pudding Party

Butterscotch pudding with brittle. Photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog.   Here’s a fun dessert idea, whether for a weekday family dinner or a pudding bar at your next party. You can make pudding or buy it. Making it is better and lots more fun. We’ve been spending more and more time with Puddin’:…
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BOOK: 5-Minute Mug Cakes

Trending in cakes these days: mug cake cookbooks. With a few ingredients, a microwave and a microwave-safe mug, you can have cake in five minutes. First out of the gate is 5-Minute Mug Cakes, by Jennifer Lee. Mug Cakes: Ready In 5 Minutes in the Microwave by Lene Knudsen will be published on October 7th,…
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