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Romeo and Juilenne Cutting Board

Romeo and Juilenne Cutting Board

Cutting boards come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Whether they’re made of plastic or wood, they’re generally rectangular and fairly plain looking, though the plastic variety often come in very bright colors. If you feel that your cutting board collection could use some freshening up, look no further than this fun Romeo and Julienne Cutting Board from Fred. The solid beechwood board ... Read More »

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

I like coconut in just about every form it comes in, from coconut cream pie to pina coladas. Coconut is also an excellent addition to cookies, where it can add both flavor and texture to an otherwise ordinary cookie recipe. Coconut macaroons are one cookie that probably comes straight to mind when you think of a coconut baked good, but one taste of these Coconut ... Read More »

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream

You don’t need to live in Brooklyn to know about Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, however if you do live there, the odds are good that you are a fan of this particular ice cream brand. The small company started in 2008, with the goal of producing ice cream using top quality ingredient s and no stabilizers, to ensure that their customers would be eating ... Read More »

Hula Pie

Homemade Hula Pie

The signature dessert at Duke’s restaurant in Hawaii (and other locations) is the Hula Pie. This delicious frozen pie is the perfect dessert to share with friends on a warm, tropical afternoon. The base is a chocolate crumb pie crust, which is piled high with creamy macadamia nut ice cream and then topped with a chocolate fudge glaze. Each slice of the pie is served ... Read More »

Trader Joe’s Butter-Flavored Cooking Spray, reviewed

Trader Joe's Butter-Flavored Cooking Spray, reviewed

Cooking spray is a wonderful thing to have on hand in the kitchen. The pressurized sprays coat skillets and baking sheets evenly in just a few seconds, giving you a nonstick surface and ensuring that you don’t need to worry about part of your cake sticking into the corners of the pans. I particularly like cooking sprays for coating pans with complex designs, such as ... Read More »

7 Red, White and Blue Desserts to Serve for the 4th of July

Colorful Red, White and Blue Desserts for the 4th of July!

Backyard barbecues and fireworks are two of my favorite things about the 4th of July, in addition to the opportunity to spend a fun night with friends and family. I always make sure to put out some desserts that are just as colorful as those fireworks. Colorful desserts, whether you’re using all-natural red and blue berries for color or a dash of food coloring, make ... Read More »

Strawberry Macadamia Shortbread Bars

Strawberry Macadamia Shortbread Bars

Macadamia nuts are a delicious, buttery nut that is wonderful to work with in the kitchen. The nuts go well with many flavors, but most of the time we only see them paired with white chocolate in batches of cookies. While I love a good white chocolate mac nut cookie, it’s nice to give macadamia nuts a chance to be the star in other types ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

The Fourth of July is a colorful holiday – and it’s fun to bring some of that color into the foods you’re serving, as well as into your holiday decorations. Sprinkled with Jules baked up an American Flag Pie that is made with fresh blackberries and strawberries. The fruits in the filling are arranged so that the blackberries take up just one corner of the ... Read More »

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