June 12, 2020
Food

Family Dessert: Dark Chocolate Fondue

Sure dark chocolate fondue rocks your taste buds! …but it is also good for your heart, your brain, helps control blood sugar, full of antioxidants, contains Theobromine (hardens tooth enamel), and is high in Potassium, Copper, Magnesium and Iron.  Most importantly, it puts a smile on everyone’s face! SIZE: just enough (you can always make more!) INGREDIENTS: 12 oz of good […]

Nana’s Irish Soda Bread

This is my favorite Irish soda bread. My mother-in-law makes this every St. Patrick’s day and it was passed down to her from her mother, who lived in Wexford, Ireland. I like it much more than the sweet white bread version.

18 Foods (& Recipes) to Rev Up Your Immune System

You’ve taken your kids for their flu shots, you’ve stocked up on antibacterial soap and you’ve instructed your children to cough in their sleeve, to not share any drinks and to run for the hills when someone sneezes. But, is the food they are eating also helping to prevent the illnesses so prevalent at this time of […]

Classic Molten Chocolate Cake with Berries

Here’s what we’re baking for Valentine’s Eve: a rich, dark chocolate cake with sweet berries, thanks to the Food Network. While it’s a little time-consuming, the end result is SOOO worth it! Ingredients Cassis Berries: 1/2 cup creme de cassis 1-1/2 cups mixed berries Cake: 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, plus more for the ramekins […]

Boozy Chocolate Rum Balls

Leave it to Martha, the Martha to offer up these boozie doozies. For the over 21 club only please. Cheers to the holiday season! SIZE: makes 4 dozen INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces 6 oz semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 3 large eggs 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract […]

Dining NJ: The Fruity Pebble Mac Daddy Awaits You

If you crave ice cream and love instagram-worthy food, myou need to make a trip to Milk Sugar Love in Jersey City.  Owner, Emma Taylor, spent summers in Ocean City eating Kohr’s Brothers Custard with rainbow jimmies. She takes this concept to a whole new level with her Fruity Pebble Mac Daddy, an ice-cream sandwich made from macaroons and encased in colorful fruity pebbles. “When I […]

Stained Glass Heart Cookies

Get creative with festive “stained-glass” cookies.  Any shaped cookie cutter can be used as long as you are able to make a space in the center for the crushed candy.  So pretty you may not want to eat them. SIZE: About 2 dozen INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup plus 2 […]

Valentine’s Day Pink Popcorn

Ingredients 2 cups Sugar 2/3 cup half & half, cream or whole milk 1 TBS white corn syrup 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla few drops red food coloring Place sugar, cream, corn syrup and salt in saucepan on a medium heat. Stir well and cook until sugar has fully dissolved before allowing mixture to […]

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