Category Archives: Foodies and Chefs

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

The next time you find yourself with a basket of fresh blackberries, the Blackberry Chocolate Chunk Muffins from Floating Kitchen are a great way to use them. The fluffy muffins have lots of fresh berries in each one and include a hint of orange zest that makes the sweet berries pop. Dark chocolate adds some richness to the muffins and contrasts well with their fruitiness. ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

If you haven’t had a Boston Cream Pie, you’re missing out on a wonderful dessert that combines sponge cake, vanilla custard and chocolate glaze. If you want to get your pie in a smaller package, however, consider trying The Spiffy Cookie‘s Boston Cream Pie Speculoos Cookie Cups, which offer a single-serving spin on the classic dessert. The cookie cup “crust” is made with brown sugar ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Strawberries are in season and I’ve been doing a lot of strawberry baking. Seasons & Suppers has a Fresh Strawberry Glaze Pie, which is one more recipe that takes advanatage of fresh berries while they’re in season. The pie starts by baking a pie crust in a skillet, then adding a generous quantity of whole berries to the shell once it has cooled. A glaze ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

The fourth of July is just days away and that means that it is time to prepare some summer desserts. I like to make naturally colorful fruit desserts for summer celebrations and, while red, white and blue desserts are always a favorite, I’ll take any dessert with fruit in it this time of year. The Beach House Kitchen is stocking a freezer full of red, white ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

There is nothing like a tall glass of iced tea on a hot summer day – except, perhaps, an ice cream cone filled with Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt‘s Sweet Tea Ice Cream. This creamy dessert is inspired by southern sweet tea and is easier to make than you might think. It starts by infusing sweetened cream with black tea. Eggs are whisked in to ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Fruit crisps are wonderfully easy desserts that let you really celebrate fresh, in-season fruit. While they’re often made with berries and stone fruits, almost any kind of fruit can be used. Pineapple fans will want to try this Pineapple Fruit Crisp from The Recipe Rebel. The fruit cobbler has a very short ingredient list, but is big on tropical fruit flavor. The base is made ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

This week is #NegroniWeek, so I decided to focus on cocktails for most of this week’s installment of Bites from other Blogs. You can read all about the event here, then raise a toast of this classic cocktail to charity to celebrate. The Classic Negroni on Barman’s Journal is made with equal parts gin, Campari and sweet vermouth. Since this cocktail is so simple, it is ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Lemon and raspberries are a wonderful combination, particularly when you are talking about meyer lemons. Le Petite Poire‘s Meyer Lemon and Raspberry Bars showcase this combination wonderfully. The bars start with a batter made with white chocolate, lemon juice and zest and almond meal, which all combine to not only give the bars a unique flavor, but a wonderfully tender texture. Instead of folding the berries into ... Read More »

Scroll To Top