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Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan

Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan

The new Nordic Ware Jubilee Bundt Pan deserves its festive sounding name because this bundt cake is certainly ready to be the centerpiece of a party. The pan has a very unusual design that almost reminds be a honeycomb, with a pattern pf concave diamonds covering the entire cake. Compared to more traditional, curved bundt pan designs, this one has a very modern feel to ... Read More »

Coffee, Cinnamon and Hazelnut Cakes

Hazelnut, Coffee and Cinnamon Cakes

Buy hazelnuts. Toast hazelnuts. Make these Coffee, Cinnamon and Hazelnut Cakes. If you already have toasted hazelnuts in your pantry, then you can skip the first two steps and go straight for the third one. These individual hazelnut cakes are surprisingly easy to make and absolutely delicious to eat, whether you’re looking for a simple dessert at the end of a busy weeknight or something that ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Game day snacks are usually bite sized, things that can be prepared in advance and served throughout a big game like the Super Bowl. Some people lean sweet and some people lean savory, but the truth is that game day snacks can and should be both. This week, I kept my eyes peeled for sweet and savory things that might be great at the game ... Read More »

How to Roast and Skin Hazelnuts

Roasted Hazelnuts

Toasted nuts almost always taste better than untoasted nuts, whether you’re eating them as-is or incorporating them into a recipe. They have a crisper texture and a more pronounced nuttiness, with less of the vegetal notes that some raw nuts can have. Toasting hazelnuts makes them especially delicious because it gives them a much better texture and brings out a butteriness that compliments their nuttiness ... Read More »

Hershey’s Spreads Gift Pack Giveaway! (closed)

Hershey's Spreads

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been eating my way through a few jars of the new Hershey’s Spreads, a line of creamy, spreadable chocolate products and that are similar to Nutella but are available in a wider variety of flavors. Hershey’s Spreads come in three flavors: Chocolate, Chocolate with Almonds and Chocolate with Hazelnuts. Each of the spreads has its own distinct flavor, though they share ... Read More »

Baci di Dama

Baci di Dama, close up

Baci di Dama is a type of Italian cookie that is perfect for romantics. The name means “Lady’s Kisses,” and probably comes from the fact that these bite-sized cookies are simple, sweet and satisfying. The cookies are a kind of hazelnut shortbread sandwich cookies that are filled with dollops of chocolate that add a little extra richness to the cookies and hold the halves together. ... Read More »

From Scratch: Inside the Food Network

From Scratch: Inside the Food Network

Late in the fall of 1993, the Food Network first went on the air with a handful of shows. The new cable network was brought about because a handful of people believed that there was a market for food-related programming on TV – both because people liked to cook and because there were lots of advertisers out there that had food and home products to ... Read More »

Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles

Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles

Chocolate truffles are an indulgence that I don’t just save for Valentine’s Day. They’re easy to make and homemade truffles are almost always more delicious than truffles that you can buy in a store – especially if you start out with great chocolate to begin with. These Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles are a variation on a classic chocolate truffle that includes a hint of toasted ... Read More »

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