It’s the fourth of July, a day for shorts, fireworks, burgers and red, white and blue desserts, all in the name of independence. That flag cake, the one with the stars and stripes represented by strawberries and blueberries, it’s a bit overdone, wouldn’t you say? And it kind of takes a long time to place all of those berries in perfect lines. Update your standard July 4 dessert this year with a super-fast, no-cook red-white-and-blue treat that you can make in about 7 minutes.
And if you’re loyal to the flag cake, these little berries play well with others, so serve them alongside.
Continue Reading Mascarpone-Stuffed Strawberries
Katalin Eisenberg shares her Breakfast Barley Porridge with (frozen) Wild Blueberries on our Facebook wall. She tops it with sliced almonds and agave syrup.
It sounds pretty amazing on a cold morning like this one. Thanks Katalin!
What are you eating for breakfast this morning, Cooking Channel fans? Check out our Breakfast package to get delicious ideas for every morning of the week.
Continue Reading Pix Potluck: Barley Porridge with Wild Blueberries
Dave Lieberman's Blueberry Pecan Crumble
Last week we received a huge shipment of fresh blueberries. They were sweet and delicious on their own, but I was stumped as to what to make with them. You guys had some pretty strong opinions. (Sorry, I don’t can my own jam—I leave that to my mom, and did freeze some for later.) But ultimately I decided to make Dave Lieberman’s Blueberry Pecan Crumble. And this is why:
Continue Reading Cooking: Easiest. Dessert. Ever.
Cardamom Apricot Pistachio Crostata by Faycat of *The Passionfruit*
Linkage we’re liking:
* Apricot, Pistachio, Cardamom Crostata Heaven – [*The Passionfruit*]
* Blackberry, Blueberry Port Wine Jam — Sip, Savor or Spread? – [ShowFood Chef]
* Tipsy, Vino-Loving Cows = Better Steaks??! – [The Vancouver Sun]
What are you preserving, jamming or pickling right now? Share below…
Peach and Peppadew Salsa -- Nicole, PinchMySalt.com
Linkage we’re liking:
* Peaches + Peppadew = Perfect Summer Salsa [Pinch My Salt]
* Sexy, Spiked Gelatin Molds — Blueberries and Cream Edition – [The Modern Gelatina]
* A Cool Take On Raspberry Yogurt Popsicles – [Orangette]
What’s your sinful spin on the best fruits of summer?
You can pick your friends. You can pick your berries. But you can’t pick your friends’ berries.
Unless you have a friend named Patty who owns a huge u-pick berry farm on the North Fork of Long Island. Or a friend like her.
Continue Reading Picking: Blueberries and Raspberries
Bill Granger of Bills
For the uninitiated, Bill Granger is a hot restaurateur, chef and food writer based in Sydney who has created a series of wildly-popular restaurants in Australia and Japan. His recipes are so tasty…
Continue Reading Food Bloggers Cooking: Bill Granger