January 2018

Kingcake

Delightful Dessert Delivered From Disaster

Here’s some sweet news: people all over the country can still enjoy that crown jewel of New Orleans, the King Cake, this Mardi Gras season. For those who don’t know, a King Cake is an oval-shaped bakery delicacy-a cross between a coffee cake and a French pastry that is as rich in history as it […]

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Delicious Desserts

A “Dessert” is a meal course that usually comes after dinner. Most often Dessert foods are of sweet food but can also be of a strongly flavored food, such as cheese, like cheesecake. The world dessert comes from the Old French word “desservir”, which means ‘to clear the table’. Often times in the English language […]

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Coffee Roasting

Could there be anything better than a hot, fresh brewed cup of coffee? As you open that can of pre-ground Maxwell House Coffee, did you even know that coffee comes in different roasts? Did you know that you can roast your own coffee beans at home? If you think that the aroma of your fresh […]

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Tiramisu

Open an old Italian cookbook, browse through the index andÖ surprise! No Tiramisu’ cake recipe. My first encounter with Tiramisu was in 1985. I was in Italy at that time: A friend of mine told me about this new cake recipe she got. She was so enthusiastic about it that I felt compelled to try […]

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