Wow! You've Got to Try This

Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Grown-Up Jellied Desserts

Wow your dinner party guests with grown-up parfaits that feature rich, silky pudding topped with a decadent boozy layer. Check out the video to see how to make them.   MOCHA PUDDING WITH RED WINE JELLY Use the Mocha Pudding recipe, but chill it instead of serving it warm. Red Wine Jelly: 2 teaspoons unflavored gelatin 2  tablespoons water 1 cup syrah, […]

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Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Grilled Cheese Ice Cream Sandwiches

From the creative mind of our Cooking Class columnist, Keith Schroeder, comes this month’s awesome idea: a grilled cheese ice-cream sandwich with the luscious flavors of apple pie. Made with cinnamon swirl bread and apple butter, it riffs on the flavors of America’s most patriotic dessert, right down to the classic bite of cheddar cheese. Meanwhile, it gives new jazz […]

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Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Toppings for Roasted Marshmallows

How’s this for a fun party idea? Turn toasted marshmallows into something way more delicious by setting out a toppings bar for them. It’s a less caloric approach than s’mores, which (don’t get us wrong, we love them) can be a bit heavy. Set out two sauces—we suggest chocolate and caramel—and lots of fun toppings to “glue” onto the sauce. […]

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Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Inside-Out Pancakes

Here’s a great way to fun-up pancakes and make them perfectly portable: Turn them inside out! In this easy twist, we stuff pancake batter with brown sugar mixed with toasted nuts and cinnamon; as the pancakes cook, the sugar melts to a yummy molten syrup. You can work with any pancake batter you like: To keep things super quick, you […]

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Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Egg Baskets

Looking for fun brunch ideas? Look no further—we have a beautiful, easy idea for colorful handheld eggy entrees. All you need is a muffin pan and a little less than an hour to make it happen. Check out our how-to video to see how our individual egg baskets are made; recipes follow below. For each Basic Potato Egg Basket, start […]

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Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Flavored Sugars

We have a fun idea to share for making fruit-flavored sugars, which are both beautiful and pretty darn tasty. The flavor is concentrated, so you only need to use a little to pack quite a punch. These sugars are great for rimming cocktail glasses (think of this as a way to fun-up mocktails at a baby shower, too), sprinkling over […]

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Wow! You’ve Got to Try This—Poached Pear Bread

We have a beautiful idea to share with you, one that’s downright stunning. Poached Pear Bread combines sweet fruit and tender quick bread together in one pan. Bring it to the table and get ready for the oohs and ahhs. Slice in to reveal the lovely pear inside, and brace yourself for applause! The bread is remarkably easy to make, […]

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