May is National Strawberry Month and on Food Porn Friday and Cinco de Mayo, we celebrate this widely aromatic, bright red, sweet, juicy fruit which is a great source of manganese and dietary fiber. Did you know that strawberries are also low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium?
If you’re looking for a taste of spring with an easy dessert recipe using fresh strawberries and a few simple ingredients, then you’ll want to check out this mouth-watering Sky-High Strawberry Pie courtesy of the good folks at Taste of Home.Total prep time is 20 minutes (Cook: 5 min. + chilling). This recipe makes 8-10 servings.
Why not sink your teeth into a slice of deliciousness and transport yourself into dessert Heaven. You will find this recipe and many other epicurean edibles at http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/sky-high-strawberry-pie. Oh, what a celebration this is! Bon appetit!
Happy #CincoDeMayo and Happy #FoodPornFriday
Coffee Cake is our foodie flick of the day. This sponge cake flavored with coffee can be served around your coffee table with your favorite cup of java. Since today is National Coffee Cake Day, we came across this recipe for Pear and Sour Cream Coffee Cake from the editors at Food and Wine.
While you’re there, be sure to check out these 11 Best Recipes to Make on National Coffee Cake Day from Food and Wine. Bon Appetit!
March 10 is National Blueberry Popover Day. Oh, those light airy rolls that puff up when baked comes out crispy, flakey and golden on the outside, hollow and warm on the inside. These puffed up rolls are filled with blueberries. Made using mostly eggs, milk, flour and salt, popovers can also be filled with custards, other fruits, and creams.
We found this easy and delicious recipe for homemade blueberry popovers from MommyBase. Go ahead and sink your teeth into this puff of deliciousness as we celebrate #NationalBlueberryPopoverDay on #FoodPornFriday!
Today is National Wear Red Day where women around the country lift their voices, by raising awareness in the fight against heart disease and strokes. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. So as you stand in solidarity with survivors everywhere, just remember that we have the power to change these statistics because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action.
Since this is also Food Porn Friday, we wanted to delight you with this Red Berry Fruit Compote (German rote grütze) recipe, courtesy of BBC Good Food. Although this is a summertime staple, this light fruity dessert is a mixed berry compote with custard and is an ideal topping for granola or stirred through ice cream. Yummo! The color of this dessert is a complementary treat to serve and enjoy on National Wear Red Day!
What is it about fruitcake that literally drives people nuts? Add a little rum and butter to chopped candied fruit, spices and nuts into the cake batter and you have to wonder how on earth this moist holiday bunch of sweetness got such a bum rap? Sometimes the turnoff could be as simple as biting into a dry, unappealing looking cake that you want to use as a doorstop.
If you’re willing to give fruitcake another chance with a different twist, why not try this moist, dark, rich, well-spiced old-fashioned English style fruitcake courtesy of Rock Recipes. Enjoy your holidays!
Happy Veterans Day to everyone serving in our military. We thank you and appreciate your service regardless of the capacity you operated in or the military branch you served in. Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11.
If you’re looking to serve something special and light in celebration of this day, we would like to recommend a deliciously easy, patriotic dessert for your guest of honor. Patriotic Berry Trifle courtesy of Sunny Anderson from the Food Network takes 35 minutes to prepare and serves 8 to 10. Now this is a deliciously divine dessert to serve on Veterans Day or any other day you feel in the patriotic spirit!
Happy Veterans Day