Posts Tagged ‘dessert’

Is Pudding Gluten Free? Safe Desserts For Gluten-Sensitive Diets

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Celiac disease is pretty scary, but the scariest part about it is that it routinely goes undiagnosed. While some cases manifest with obvious symptoms, many people go through their entire lives without realizing that their intestines are being damaged by the gluten in their diets. This makes it all the more important to understand what gluten is, how it’s made, and what types of foods are gluten-free. Questions like “does pudding have gluten?” can make a huge difference in your health.

Morello Cherries: How To Use Sour Cherries In The Kitchen

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Fruits are pretty complicated. People have been cultivating various strains of our favorite fruits for thousands of years, meaning that we’ve got lots of exciting culinary options to choose from. Exciting doesn’t always mean accessible, however. If you’ve ever bought a granny smith apple to enjoy raw, for example, you almost certainly know that there’s a world of difference between different strains of the same fruit. Morello cherries are another great example of a delicious fruit that’s different than other members of the cherry family.

Can You Freeze Ricotta Cheese? Answers to Common Ricotta Queries

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

If you’re like me (a dessert aficionado), you probably have experienced a scenario wherein you have tons of leftover ricotta from your recipes with no idea on how and where to store it. How long will ricotta last in the fridge? Can you safely freeze ricotta? These are just some of the questions that went through my mind when I was left with a bowlful of excess ricotta from a cheesecake recipe I was making

Tanghulu Recipe: Here’s How to Make This Sweet Chinese Delicacy

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Tanghulu is just a delightful treat to behold. These candied, fruity snacks will greet you everywhere you go in China. From neighborhood food stalls to high-end restaurants, everywhere you go, you can find bing tang hulu. And their addictive sweetness means that you will always come go looking for them even if you’re already out of the country. Thankfully enough, making your own tanghulu, is as easy as pie.

Candy Pot – The Best Cookware For Melting Sugar and Making Candy

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cookware

Making candy is, if you’ll pardon the terrible pun, sweet. It’s also not for everyone. It doesn’t necessarily take a lot of work to make candy, but it does take time, care and attention. One little slip-up and you could wind up with a sticky mess that hardly resembles the candy you were trying to make. You’ll be even more disappointed when you realize that cleaning up after a botched candy-making attempt is one of the most frustrating things that you’ll ever experience.

The Best Shaved Ice Machine For Home: Delicious Frozen Treats For Cheap

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Small Appliances

I’ve got many great memories of idyllic summers spent basking in the sun with a cup of shaved ice in my hand. While future me would tell past me to wear more sunscreen, I’m eager to pass along these wonderful times to the next generation. These are my favorite shaved ice machines to use when those opportunities arise. Of course, they’re also great for enjoying shaved ice yourself, or even for making mixed drinks.

Ciroc Cupcake Recipe – How to Use Ciroc For Baking With Recipe Examples

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Cîroc – just the name itself with it’s weirdly accented “i” is enough to clue you in that Ciroc is not your average store-brand vodka. Since it was introduced in 2002, Ciroc has positioned itself to be a direct alternative to other brands of vodka, primarily due to the fact that it is made out of grapes instead of wheat (that traditional vodka is made out of).