There's nothing like a homemade treat! From popsicles to ice cream sandwiches and sundaes to juice bars, we've got ideas to cool you off. Round up the kids and take them into the kitchen for a little lesson in frozen fare.
Whenever I'm in New York, I try to squeeze in a trip to what I call the four B's — Bergdorf, Barneys, Bloomingdale's, and Bendel — if for nothing else, just to soak up New York fashion in all its splendor. While I'm in the neighborhood, I love to stop by Serendipity3, another Upper East Side institution known for its madcap glamour, for a little refreshment.
While I haven't had the restaurant's $25,000 Frrrozen Haute Chocolate, a friend did gift me the cookbook one year, and it includes some whimsical creations that I've turned to time and time again. For instance, if you flip for strawberry shortcake, you'll gravitate toward this delightful tower of whipped cream and glazed cherries, anchored by a crumbly little tea cake. There's no better way to enjoy cooked cherries. To re-create it in your kitchen, read more.
As much as I'd like to say I'm patient, I usually chomp down about halfway in. How about you?
Source: Flickr User Tamelyn
Since moving to Australia I have discovered one of the main things that sets Aussies apart from Kiwis when it comes to culinary preferences — banana bread! It's everywhere and so very addictive. I've come to the conclusion that the reason banana bread is so popular in Australia and almost non-existent in New Zealand is due to the rate that bananas ripen and become inedible, yet suitable for baking in Australia. Just a theory. So of course I had to find a perfect recipe to make at home. I'm not sure if this is perfect, but if it isn't I'd love for you to share your recipes with me!
See how she makes her version of the specialty when you read more.
It wouldn't be Easter this weekend without jelly beans, and jelly beans wouldn't be the prized candy they are today without Jelly Belly, the world's most famous candy bean. The candy producer is known for its natural flavorings and its countless varieties of extreme flavors, including buttered popcorn and chili mango. Since each flavor has a distinctive appearance, it can be really fun to try to decipher flavors based on a Jelly Belly's outward appearance. Want to give it a try? Take a stab at it with this quiz.