A decorated Valentine Cake is a delightful way to say “I Love You” to sweethearts, husbands, parents and children. Your cake can be baked in a heart-shaped pan or in just a round pan and then decorated to be like a heart. If you make your own cake, be sure and allow it […]
Saying “I Love You” with cakes, candies and flowers has long been a tradition not only on Valentine’s Day but on many other occasions during the year. So, what you use for Valentine’s Day does not have to be isolated to that event. Many of us love to bake and cook and others of us love to eat what others have made for us. Saying “Happy Valentine’s Day” with a cake can be a lovely tradition for your family.
Traditionally Valentine’s Day is celebrated with hearts and flowers, and phrases of love. Young and old enjoy observing Valentine’s Day and one of the favorite ways to celebrate it is with special food treats. For the children these can be cakes, cookies or candies. For adults, a lobster dinner with champagne and roses would be […]
Chinese New Year’s is on February 3rd this year, which is the year of the hare or the rabbit. What better time to have a ‘do it yourself’ party where everyone can help to make Dim Sum. Dim Sum are small dishes or appetizers that are of course, Chinese in nature. This would be a great idea for a February Birthday Party or for just a small group of friends who like to get together and cook.
This year the Chinese New Year falls on February 3rd. As per the Chinese Zodiac Calendar, 2011 is the ‘Year of the Rabbit’. The Rabbit is said to be one of the most fortunate of the twelve animal signs since it is the symbol of longevity. If you were born in 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 the Year of the Rabbit, you possess graciousness, good manners, sound counsel kindness and sensitivity to beauty
The wind is blowing, the rain is falling and the temperature is dropping. This is the time when we want hot, tasty food, and if it is easy to prepare that makes it all the better. For busy Mothers and Career Women alike, this dish will hit the spot. It can be prepared for family meals or in larger quantities for casual dinner parties. If you are a single or a couple it can easily be altered for more than one meal.
Today there are many different types of waffle irons available that make it easy to be creative with your meals. There is the plain old fashioned type of waffle iron, the Belgian Waffle Iron which makes waffles that were originally called Brussels Waffles. When the Brussels Waffle Maker was showcased at the World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows New York, the name was changed to Belgian Waffle Iron because it was thought that many people in the United States did not know where Brussels was.