Dining in 50's Style

Sweet honey pancakes

To easily measure honey, spray the measuring cup with cooking spray before you pour in the honey. The honey will pour from the cup more easily. There are many honeys to choose from. The kind depends on the type of pollen the bees use to make the honey. Look for different honeys in gourmet stores or large grocery stores. Vary …


Fresh dessert with fruit

Just last week I posted a blog on “Guiltless Indulgences: Six 100-Calorie Desserts,” with diet-friendly versions of S’mores and more yummy treats. And for as many readers who loved the recipes as much as I do, there were a handful of people who wished I had included desserts that didn’t contain any added sugar. (Great feedback, thanks!) One of themany comments came …


Summer dessert

For company, let your guests build their own shortcakes with purchased sponge cake, whipped topping, and a variety of fresh sliced fruits and berries. Keep frozen fruit juice pops on hand for the kids, along with instant puddings and flavored gelatin. Keep your cool with one of the featured dessert recipes, and go on to the next page for more no-bake …


Exotic fruits dessert

Pour the Wattie’s Tropical Fruit Salad with Syrup into a bowl and toss with the banana, watermelon, mint and lemon juice.Allow to stand for 10 -15 minutes before serving. Whip the cream lightly and stir into the Naturalea Acidophilus Unsweetened Yoghurt with the honey and lemon rind. Divide the fruit and juice evenly among 4-6 serving glasses or bowls and top with an equal amount of …


Forest fruit dessert

The term has different meanings dependent on context. In non-technical usage, such as food preparation, fruit normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures of certain plants that are sweet and edible in the raw state, such as apples, oranges,grapes, strawberries, juniper berries and bananas. Seed-associated structures that do not fit these informal criteria are usually called by other names, such as vegetables, pods, nuts, ears and cones. In the botany of flowering plants, a “fruit” is a part …


Strawberry dessert

It is consumed in large quantities, either fresh or in prepared foods such as preserves, fruit juice, pies, ice creams, and milkshakes. Artificial strawberry aroma is also widely used in many industrialized food products. The garden strawberry was first bred in Brittany, France, in the 1750s via a cross of Fragaria virginiana from eastern North America and Fragaria chiloensis, which was brought from Chile by Amédée-François Frézier in 1714. Cultivars of Fragaria × ananassa have replaced, in commercial production, the woodland strawberry, which was the first …