Tag: dessert

Mini Cinnamon Rolls at the Minnesota State Fair

The Story of Cinnie Smiths I always make a stop at Cinnie Smiths a priority. The cinnamon rolls are made in the booth from scratch right to order, with real butter, real cinnamon and real sugar. I’m getting hungry right now thinking about the gooey center of the warm cinnamon rolls, dipped in their homemade creamy…  Read More

How to Make Whipped Cream

Make Whipped Cream from Scratch, It’s Easy Canned whipped cream doesn’t even compare to freshly whipped cream. It’s so easy to make, and in my opinion, the best way to top off my favorite dessert—key lime pie. Really, the only mistake you can make is over beating it and turning your cream into butter. When making whipped cream, it’s…  Read More

Johnny Iuzzini’s Tips for Perfect Macarons

Tips For Piping Macarons Twist end of pastry bag closed tightly and hold it with both hands. Pipe quarter-sized mounds away from you at a 45-degree angle. Stop squeezing bag and flick tip up counterclockwise; “tail” will settle into batter. Tips for Successful Macarons For the best results, bake macarons on silicone baking mats or…  Read More

Easter Recipes

A Springtime Brunch As the temperatures creep above freezing and the snow starts to melt, I get excited to swap out root vegetables and heavy stews for Spring ingredients and vibrant flavors. This year, I’m thinking beyond the traditional ham-and-deviled-egg Easter feast, opting for fresh asparagus and lobster salad, tarragon-encrusted lamb with goat cheese and my…  Read More

Easter Recipes

A Springtime Brunch As the temperatures creep above freezing and the snow starts to melt, I get excited to swap out root vegetables and heavy stews for Spring ingredients and vibrant flavors. This year, I’m thinking beyond the traditional ham-and-deviled-egg Easter feast, opting for fresh asparagus and lobster salad, tarragon-encrusted lamb with goat cheese and my…  Read More