TIP OF THE DAY: Fancy Toast, Everyday Ingredients

Since the avocado toast craze began, fancy toast has become the new normal, a dish to eagerly anticipate. Toast toppings are now as diverse as the people making them: savory, spicy, sweet, and perhaps a mix of all three. Our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog, looked at the nut butters in her cupboard and…
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GIFT PICK: PancakeBot For Creative Pancake Lovers

[1] Become a pancake artist with the PancakeBot (photo courtesy Crate & Barrel). [2] Have a bite of Stormtrooper (photo courtesy Home Depot).   You may not be able to make pancakes with your 3-D printer, but you can make them in any shape you like with Dash’s revolutionary PancakeBot. It’s the world’s first pancake…
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FOOD FUN: Waffle Cakes

Are waffle cakes the next cake trend, following cake pops, ombre cakes, mug cakes and unicorn cakes? We don’t know, because we’ve only come across them in an article published 18 months ago. No recipes have come over the transom; no waffle cake book has been published. Instead of baking cake layers, you make waffles.…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: St Pierre Bakery Brioche & Belgian Waffles

[1] Delicious brioche can be eaten plain or with a spread, here Nutella (all photos courtesy St Pierre Bakery). [2] A more elegant breakfast pastry: a chocolate chip brioche roll. [3] Individually-wrapped waffles in butter or cinnamon-sugar flavors can be grab-and-go snacks, warmed for breakfast, topped for dessert, or turned into sandwiches like this ham…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mushroom Toast

[1] Mushroom toast. Serve it any time of the day, including with a leisurely glass of wine or beer (photo courtesy Edwards Dessert Kitchen). [2] A wealth of mushrooms from which to choose (photo courtesy Good Eggs). [3] Lobster mushrooms. If you can find them, they add color to the plate (photo courtesy Baldor Food).…
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