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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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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Another cake following on the heels of yesterday’s pound cake recipe? Yes, because September 28th is National Drink Beer Day. We’re not only suggesting a beer to drink; we’re giving you a cake recipe that uses the same beer, witbier. Belgian witbier, also known as white beer, bière blanche, or simply witte (photo #3), is […]

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[1] An American classic: pepperoni pizza (photo courtesy Mantry). [2] Handmade pepperoni (photo courtesy DeLallo). [3] Got pepperoni? Use the extra to garnish a Bloody Mary (here with blue cheese cubes at Murray’s Cheese Bar).   September 20th is National Pepperoni Pizza Day, and we have a surprise for you: Pepperoni is a cured dry […]

Diets To Lose Weight