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LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Pumpkins

Pumpkins aren’t just for Halloween décor, although their bright orange color blends nicely and is as eye-catching as the changing leaves of the season. We love them as jack o’ lanterns or as framing the sides of our front door step, but let’s talk... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Apples!

Ever since Eve tempted Adam in the garden of Paradise with a sweet, glossy-red apple, the apple has continued to lure people with its sweetness. Despite its having been responsible for the fall of man, the forbidden fruit is actually held in high esteem... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Sponge Cake

Aug. 23 is National Sponge Cake Day, and if you find it silly that there is a day set aside for this classic cake, think again. The sponge cake is believed to be the first non-yeasted cake and has no added fat in its ingredients. That means it’s lighter... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Crème Brûlée

As French as crème brûlée sounds (and it is a French name), the French cannot claim it as their own. During the Middle Ages, England and Spain loved their delicate, silken, rich custards and also made a similar dessert, and the French were right there... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Veggies

Do you like to make dishes with the main as a vegetable? Perhaps you are exploring vegan dishes to improve your eating habits. Or maybe you are interested in getting to know the glories of the greens.  Perhaps you are a person who wonders what all the... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Souffles

A souffle looks more challenging than it actually is. It is merely a thick sauce that puffs up to twice its size with the help of beaten egg whites. Nevertheless, there is a certain art to it, and certainly, one that can be mastered by cooks who tend... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Eggs Benedict

The universal symbol of new life is the egg, and as the earth comes alive in springtime, April is the month we pay the little egg homage.  The egg is the single most utilized article of food in so many different varieties of dishes. Certainly, in no... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Irish Soda Bread

We are all Irish this month as it marches in and brings us St. Patrick’s Day on the 17th. It’s our great excuse to wear green and to hope for a little luck of the Irish to shine upon us. We also get to enjoy some Irish delicacies. This St. Patrick’s... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Cupcakes

Imagine cakes that are so delicious, you wish you could carry them with ease everywhere you go. The idea behind tiny, portable cakes came to us courtesy of the innovation of an American by the name of Amelia Simmons during the 19th century in a cookbook... Read More

LET’S DISH! Let’s Talk About Wedding Cake

The wedding cake takes center stage during the reception, second to none other than the bride, of course. Brides and grooms today have many options; their cake can reflect their own style, can be brightly frosted and flavored exotically, and can take... Read More