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FOOD FUN: Candy Corn Pudding Recipe

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FOOD 101: The History Of Dessert

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RECIPE: Classic Apple Crisp

[1] Candy Corn Pudding (photo courtesy Good Housekeeping). [2] Candy corn (photo by Liz West | Wikipedia).   It doesn’t look like candy corn, but it tastes like it. If you have glass dessert dishes, this dessert or snack is food fun for the harvest season. It doesn’t taste like candy corn, but looks like […]

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Our word “dessert” emerged in mid-16th-century French, a combination of the past participle of desservir “to clear the table,” and servir, “to serve.” The name reflects that dessert was served after the table had been cleared of other dishes. A variety of desserts set on the table of the same time became known as service […]

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[1] Classic apple crisp (photo courtesy Urban Accents). [2] Gala apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for a weekend baking project? This easy dessert is as popular as apple pie, and easier to make. It is called a crisp because the topping, which contains oats (oatmeal), gets crispy when baked. In the U.K., the […]

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What’s a soup napoleon? It’s a name we gave to this recipe concept from Vaucluse restaurant in New York City. It sounds more appealing than “stack” or “cylinder” and more accurate than “tower.” A pastry napoleon is a stack of layered pastry, custard, and optionally, fruit. The mechanics are simple: A stack of four or […]

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Are waffle cakes the next cake trend, following cake pops, ombre cakes, mug cakes and unicorn cakes? We don’t know, because we’ve only come across them in an article published 18 months ago. No recipes have come over the transom; no waffle cake book has been published. Instead of baking cake layers, you make waffles. […]

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[1] Baked delicata squash cut into cylinders and served with a poached egg and sautéed vegetables (photo courtesy Vaucluse | NYC). [2] You can stuff the squash with grains (photo of grain bowl with sliced squash courtesy Good Eggs | SF). [3] Another options: slices of roast delicata squash in a green salad (photo courtesy […]

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This weekend we “discovered” a package of arborio rice, way back on a shelf in our very deep pantry. We decided to use it. We don’t know how long it had been there, but white rice kept in good condition (no moisture, no excess heat) can last at least 4-5 years. If vacuum sealed, it […]

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October 8th is National Fluffernutter Day, honoring an American sandwich that has been beloved by generations: a combination of Fluff marshmallow cream and peanut butter. The invention of smooth, creamy Marshmallow Fluff in Massachusetts led to many recipes, including the Fluffernutter Sandwich, a combination of Marshmallow Fluff and peanut butter. Today we have a Fluffernutter […]

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