Rhubard Strawberry Fool with optional white chocolate

Summer desserts… fresh fruits, iced creams and all things light and refreshing. A fool is a quick and easy end to a summer dinner, usually made from the slightly tangy fruits readily available in England, rhubarb, fresh currants or gooseberries. I love rhubarb and was thrilled when Marks & Sparks ( sorry Spencer ) ventured […]

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Desserts and…….

When planning a romantic menu for Valentine’s Day, consider quantities. Bodies will use up energy digesting food. Treating dinner as an all you can eat buffet or eating foods that induce the need for a nap are not the best plan. Keeping portions appropriate allows for nibblies and treats during the course of the evening […]

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Yule Log

There seem to be as many origins to the Yule Log as there are web pages that mention them. Yule Log beginnings are traced back to almost every country in Northern Europe and I would not begin to suggest that any page is incorrect. The Yule Log is a symbol of prosperity and protection, usually […]

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