This recipe for homemade Cherry-Coconut Bread makes a large, dense loaf from yeast-risen dough. Man up, because it requires a lot of kneading. Cheer up, because it’s delicious, makes great toast, and freezes well.
Here’s a cute bit of everyday cooking: instant cookies! By simply keeping your dough in the fridge, you can bake up fresh, homemade (chocolate chip, for instance) cookies in any quantity, on a whim. Just ask Jacques Torres. (Cookie dough freezes well, too.)
Born Again Sandwiches: an example of how you can turn leftovers into something heavenly. It’s a bit of easy, everyday cooking that everyone ought to believe in.
Bonjour Cafe Bakery – in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood – bakes up authentically French pastries that are among the best in the city. I was incredibly excited to have them cater the desserts for my wedding.
Simple, Super-Tangy Lemon Bars. Sounds good, right? What if I told you that the filling uses fresh lemon juice as well as lemon zest, which gives them twice the zing as you usually find the typical version? What if I also told you that they’re fairly simple to make, once you understand how to go about it? If you like lemon bars, you’re going to love this recipe.
This homemade (from scratch) three-layer (two-layer) Blueberry Eclipse Cake is made from butter, eggs, fresh berries, and sour cream, and it has an extraordinary color. It’s whipped cream and lemon curd frosting is celestial.
Looking for wedding cake alternatives? How about cheese wheels? Bourbon Belavittano, Bucheron, Brie, Campo de Montalban, and P’tit Basque all come together in a spectacular, Five-Tier Cheese Wheel Wedding Cake.
“The Fish,” a sushi bar in downtown Bradenton, Florida, serves wonderful sushi rolls and interesting cocktails.
The Short Stack is a pancake-flavored, day-drinking (known in the civilized world as “brunch”) cocktail made with maple-flavored whiskey and ginger beer, with a bacon-and-blueberry garnish.