TIP OF THE DAY: Sautéed Bananas Ice Cream Sundae

Many kids in the U.S. get excited over a banana split, a.k.a. banana boat. Some grown-up kids still do, as evidenced by variations of the dessert on menus of restaurants catering to adults. With a banana split, the fruit comes straight from the peel. It may not be perfectly ripe, thus contributing a slightly hard…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Frosé, Frozen Rosé Wine For Cocktails Or Dessert

[1] Frosé granita. [2] Frosé with ice cream (both photos courtesy Kim Crawford).   Call it a cocktail or call it dessert: We have long enjoyed a frozen rosé cocktail by scooping some sherbet in a glass and topping it off with sparkling wine or still or sparkling rosé. A couple of years ago, some…
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FOOD FUN: Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae

We found this “sundae” on the Smucker’s Facebook page. Maybe you want a more formal dessert to bring to the table. Or maybe you just want to have fun. Either way: 1. CUT the ice cream sandwich at angles and place in a fancy dish. 2. GARNISH with chocolate sauce, whipped cream, berries, sprinkles, candies…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Tiramisu Gelato & A Tiramisu Sundae

Tiramisu gelato. If you can’t find ladyfingers, garnish with rolled wafer cookies, like Pepperidge Farm’s Pirouettes. Photo © Studio Gi | Fotolia.   In 1866, as America recovered from the Civil War, William A. Breyer of Philadelphia hand-cranked his first gallon of ice cream. Most likely, he had never heard of gelato. The waves of…
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RECIPE: Gingerbread Frozen Yogurt

Gingerbread frozen yogurt. Photo courtesy Pinkberry.   A few weeks ago we suggested a Pumpkin Pie Frozen Yogurt Sundae, inspired by Pinkberry. It’s their holiday flavor of the year. Last year, the seasonal specialty was gingerbread frozen yogurt. If you miss it, you can make your own gingerbread frozen yogurt sundae. The key flavors of…
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