A berry dish showdown – three contestants, two judges.
Ice ice baby! We’ve got two ice cream competitions on this Game Night – vanilla, and a choose-your-own-flavor.
See part one of this game night with the chicken competition here.
We have another blog category! Let’s keep it fresh, right?
I am learning how to bake from my baking-expert sister-in-law, Tara.
We started off super easy with a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Tara did all the work while I observed and took notes; the husband took (most of) the pictures.
Next time, I’ll get my hands dirty while she tells me what to do.
That will probably be more fun for her.
This recipe comes from Hershey’s Perfectly Chocolate Cake. Tara has made it numerous times, making it a great beginning for our Tara’s Tutorial’s with Baking.
I’m on a (slow-going, years long, I’m-dragging-my-feet) mission to learn more about baking.
Let’s find out the difference between pastry cream and buttercream.
The great Cake War of 2015!
We played games. We ate sandwiches. We drank alcoholic beverages.
And by God, we had cake.
This week we are examining pudding and custard.
We’re not just going to look into where Christmas cookies come from.
We’re also looking at the specific traditions of leaving cookies for Santa, and cookie swapping.
This food history is almost embarrassingly short and sweet.
Most of the time with Food History posts, it is difficult to decipher the background of a dish, because many meals simply evolve and grow over time. Or, the food item can be traced so far back the precise origin is unclear.
But with Bananas Foster, we’ve got the exact, undisputed, quick history right here.
In the history of candied apples we’ll of course also have to check out caramel apples.
Continuing on through apple month, also known as September, let’s find out what the history of apple pie is.