Cinnamon Apple Cider Doughnuts

The secret to a great doughnut is to use the best ingredients. Use real butter, not margarine and real buttermilk, not powder. This recipe also asks for apple butter. If you aren’t familiar with this delicious concoction, you can generally find a jar at the farmers market, road side stand or your local grocer. We also happen to have an apple butter recipe here in our … Continue reading Cinnamon Apple Cider Doughnuts

Chef Erwin Mallet’s Raspberry Macarons

May 31 is National Macaroon or Macaron Day, not to be mistaken for a celebration of the new French president, and we are preparing to celebrate in the sweetest way possible. Macaron The name is derived from the Italian word macarone, maccarone or maccherone, the meringue.  ~Wikipedia To keep in theme with their part French Mediterranean theme, Villa Azur’s Executive Chef Erwin Mallet reveals his recipe to creating the perfect raspberry batch … Continue reading Chef Erwin Mallet’s Raspberry Macarons

Dazzling Dessert Ideas for the Holiday Season

Eggnog, gingerbread and peppermint flavors are on the menu this holiday season. Christmas may come once a year, but there are 25 days in December to get your holiday flavor fix. Incorporate festive tastes like eggnog, gingerbread and peppermint into everything from breakfast dishes to DIY gifts, scrumptious syrups and sips with recipes created and inspired by McCormick Kitchens “We do a lot of celebrating – … Continue reading Dazzling Dessert Ideas for the Holiday Season

The best Banana Bread you will ever eat by Christie Kiley

Quick breads are one of the quickest delicious snack or breakfast foods. You can create any flavor you want by choosing your favorite grains, fruit or  vegetables. This is my all-time favorite for banana bread that I adapted from a carrot cake recipe. It is by far the most moist and tastiest banana bread ever and wins over any heart and stomach. Whip up a loaf … Continue reading The best Banana Bread you will ever eat by Christie Kiley