TIP OF THE DAY: Summer Toast

[1] Your toast should dress for summer, too. Here, fruit, honey and mascarpone cheese in a recipe from Wry Toast Eats. [2] Switch to savory with this pretty avocado toast from Bluestone Lane. a café in Hoboken, New Jersey.   We love toast. We could eat it three times a day, with different toppings. Today’s…
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FOOD FUN: Breakfast Ice Cream Sandwiches

Time for breakfast: waffles, bacon and [frozen] yogurt (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour).   This idea comes from the savvy bakers at King Arthur Flour: Breakfast Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches (as if you needed an excuse to have ice cream for breakfast!). Cook some waffles and bacon, and sandwich with frozen yogurt instead of topping…
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RECIPE: More Stout-And-Sweet Recipes

Following our recent recipes for Chocolate Cheesecake Stout Pops and a Chocolate Stout Float, we have stout for breakfast (French toast) and stout for dessert (a rich chocolate cake). Why stout? Stout is more popular in recipes than other beers because its more robust flavor carries through in the cooked recipe. Here are the history…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mashed (Or Smashed) Pea Toast, The New Avocado Toast

[1] Mashed avocado toast gives way to mashed green pea toast, called Smashed Pea Toast at Bluestone Lane, a group of Australian-inspired cafés in New York City, Hoboken and Philadelphia. [2] Served Caprese-style. Here’s the recipe from Two Peas And Their Pod. [3] Esquites-style: Mexican corn salad with cotija cheese, lime and cilantro. Here’s the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Special Waffles For Mother’s Day (Cheesecake, Key Lime & Much More)

Mother’s Day and Father’s Day were waffle days in our home, along with birthdays and other special occasions. That’s when Mom would pull out the waffle iron and whisk together the flour, baking powder, butter, eggs and milk butter. We ate them with a pat of butter and maple syrup brought back from Nana’s visits…
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