ST. PATRICK’S DAY: Two Takes On A Green Pancakes Recipe

Green pancakes with optional Lucky Charms (photo courtesy I Heart Naptime). The marshmallows have been plucked from the cereal. Lucky Charms cereal (photo courtesy General Mills).   From Jamielyn of I Heart Naptime, Saint Patrick’s breakfast includes green pancakes with Lucky Charms, green milk (use food color) and rainbow fruit parfaits. She says, “Every once…
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RECIPE: Spiced Eggnog Cheesecake

Here’s a holiday dessert for cheesecake lovers: Spiced Eggnog Cheesecake. The recipe is from Anne Callaghan, corporate chef of the Charlie Palmer Group in Las Vegas. RECIPE: SPICED EGGNOG CHEESECAKE Ingredients For 10-12 Servings For The Crust 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup ginger snap cookies, crushed 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons butter,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Deconstruct Your Favorite Foods

For National Black Forest Cake Day, March 28th, we deconstructed the Black Forest Cake (photo #1), inspired by the dessert (photo #2) at Compère Lapin in New Orleans. We had so much fun with it, that today’s tip is: Deconstruct one of your favorite recipes. Here’s what we did with Black Forest Cake: Instead of…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate Burns Night Tonight

When you sang “Auld Lang Syne” on New Year’s Eve, did you recall that it was first a poem from Robert Burns, the national poet of Scotland (1759-1796)? His birthday, January 25th, is celebrated in Scotland as Burns Night. Family and friends gather for an evening of good food and company—a warm and happy event…
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