RECIPE: No-Bake Cheesecake In A Jar

[1] A quick summer cheesecake (photo courtesy EatWisconsinCheese.com). [2] An even easier dessert: Fill tart shells with lemon curd. You can add mascarpone underneath the curd, or as a garnish (photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE).   Want a cheesecake experience without turning on the oven? Here’s a recipe we adapted from Eat Wisconsin…
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FOOD FUN: Rubik’s Cube Fruit & Cheese

For a fun dessert, salad course or snack, make an edible Rubik’s Cube. Erno Rubik, born July 13, 1944, is a Hungarian architect and inventor. His immortality lies in his 1974 invention, the Rubik’s Cube, just one of the mechanical puzzles he’s created. Crafty cooks have reinterpreted the Rubik’s Cube with cubes of cake, cheese,…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Choctál’s Singe Origin Ice Cream

When we first reviewed Choctál ice cream in 2007, it was a unique experience. It still is. The California company pioneered single origin ice cream in the two most popular flavors, chocolate and vanilla. The line—four single origin chocolate ice creams and four single origin vanillas—demonstrate how the flavor varies, based on the origin of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Meet The Wineshakes~Wine Milkshakes

July 17th is National Ice Cream Day. Of course, it’s easy to head to the freezer, store or scoop shop to celebrate. But we thought you might like something special. Like a wineshake, a wine milkshake. Wine + ice cream = wineshake. Does it sound unusual? Well: The first printed reference to a milkshake dates…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Frosé, A Rosé Cocktail

We were delighted with this summer refreshment idea from Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse. The Frosé combines Davio’s house-made sorbet with rosé wine. It’s a refreshing winetail, a mixed drink made with wine instead of spirits (also see beertail.) You can turn a Frosé into dessert by adding more fruit and less wine. You also can…
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