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bourbon bananas foster bread pudding

My Favorite Recipes: Bourbon Bananas Foster Bread Pudding

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet July 15, 2020 Tags: , No Comments

I never considered myself a bread pudding fan, let alone think it would ever become a favorite. Bread, torn up in pieces and put back together? Not very interesting. That was, until Bobarino’s, one of the restaurants my company owns put a bourbon bananas foster bread pudding on their menu. One of the perks of shooting food photography for restaurants…

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Coconut Tres Leches Cake

My Favorite Recipes: Coconut Tres Leches Cake

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet April 19, 2020 Tags: , 2 Comments

Day 534265 of quarantine… Spring has made a temporary detour bringing snow to many parts of Michigan. There’s a running joke among Michiganders that there’s always a “fake spring,” then third winter about this time of year. Mother Nature certainly can be fickle when all we want to do is spend some time in the sunshine! Something certainly not fickle…

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Triple Chocolate Banana Muffins

Triple Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet April 3, 2020 Tags: , No Comments

Is it just me, or was March the longest year month ever? I suspect April will be just as long, but at least spring in on the way here in Michigan and temps are slowly creeping above 50F; hooray! As many of us are now entering week 3+ of self-isolation, baking has quickly become an activity to fill the copious…

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Classic Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet March 23, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

In today’s time of home isolation, I, like so many millions of others, am finding it difficult to adapt to the “new normal.” It’s almost unfathomable that 10 days ago all was fine until it wasn’t. I now find myself laid off from a job that I’ve been at for 15 years with no return date in sight, leaving my…

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Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet | Sweet + Savor www.sweetandsavor.com

Michigan Blueberry Fennel Sorbet

Dessert Recipes, North American Food, Recipes, Sweet August 7, 2018 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Oh summer, where have you gone? As hard as I try to hold on to the sacred hot, sunny days in Michigan, they always seem to pass in the blink of an eye. Anyone else feel the same where you live? I’m trying my darnedest to celebrate this short season along with the wonderful blueberry harvests we get in my…

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Bourbon Pecan Pie Stuffed Cupcakes

Bourbon Pecan Pie Stuffed Cupcakes
Christmas Around the World: USA

Dessert Recipes, Eat + Drink, North American Desserts, North American Food, Recipes December 11, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , 4 Comments

    A global phenomenon, Christmas is a holiday that spans almost every corner of the globe, with each country and every family celebrating in a unique way that reflects their culture, religion, and traditions. Though the traditions vary, one thing remains similar— a focus on special dishes made exclusively this time of the year. Throughout this series, I’ll explore”…

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Blood Orange Whiskey Drink

Blood Orange Bourbon Punch

Cocktails, Eat + Drink, North American Food, Recipes April 22, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Whiskey is no longer just your grandpa’s liquor of choice. Over the past few years whiskey sales have exploded, and according to the Distilled Spirits Council, they were up 4.1% worldwide in 2016, with American whiskeys at a 7.8% growth from the previous year. As millennials tastes continue to change, the demand for locally produced craft products has seen a major uptick….

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