July 30, 2011
granita

Whether you refer to it as shaved ice or its Italian name, granita, this frozen treat is full of...

July 29, 2011
mcdonald's france

McDonald's France has gotten serious about attracting discerning French clientele: it announced...

July 29, 2011
polenta cake

Polenta, the Italian version of grits, is essentially coarsely ground cornmeal. Often prepared as...

July 29, 2011
Moombahpus Octopus Cupcake

Jesse Tittsworth, the co-owner of U Street Music Hall, recently ate the Moombahpus octopus cupcake...

July 28, 2011
figs

I am drooling at the thought of this decadent and nourishing pudding. The healthy fat in the...

July 28, 2011
mango frozen yogurt

There is no reason to deny yourself a frozen treat during the summertime heat.  This mango...

July 28, 2011
hummingbird cake

A true Southern specialty, this little known cake (outside of the South, that is) is incredibly...

July 28, 2011
panna cotta

I bet you never thought this rich and creamy Italian dessert was perfect for entertaining on the...

July 28, 2011
cheese goldfish

We are familiar with the Pepperidge Farm's white and orange package containing fish shaped...

July 27, 2011
grilled peaches

Grilled peaches are a wonderful summer treat. Just throw them on the barbecue and let them get...

July 27, 2011
cherries

Maraschino cherries originated centuries ago on the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Small, mouth-...

July 27, 2011
dunkin donuts nasdaq

Dunkin' Donuts is now officially publicly trading on the NASDAQ stock market with the ticker...

July 27, 2011
Carpigiani Gelato University

The Carpigiani Gelato University in Bologna, Italy has long been a haven for those who want to...

July 27, 2011
figs

Many gluten free baked goods are loaded with sugar and overly-processed ingredients. Just because...

July 27, 2011
cupcakes

These cupcake recipes are nothing short of amazing.  The flavor combinations are fresh and...

July 26, 2011
nuts

Instead of chowing down on ice-cream or cookies for dessert, try these decadent date bombs. This...

July 26, 2011
ice cream sandwich

July is National Ice Cream Month and what better way for a foodie to celebrate than making homemade...

July 26, 2011
strawberry mini tart

With triple digit temperatures across the nation, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven...

July 26, 2011
alfajores

Argentinian dulce de leche cookies or alfajores are a delicate butter cookies sandwiched together...

July 26, 2011
banana bread

High on my list of favorite comfort foods, banana bread is hard to turn down: perfect with...

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