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Diana’s Bread Pudding Puertorriqueña

Diana’s Bread Pudding Puertorriqueña

This gorgeous Caribbean version of bread pudding popped up on my friend’s Facebook feed. Of course, I had to have it. It looks gorgeous, and I promise you won’t be disappointed with it on your dessert place. Gracias, amiga!

Spring Vegetable Potage: a French Pureed Soup

Spring Vegetable Potage: a French Pureed Soup

Years ago, I spent a summer as an au pair for a lovely French family at their summer home in Cahor. Summer chateau, that is. The extended family gathered there, and grandmother made a simple, country supper every evening. Each meal was built around a 

Chilly Weather Chili: The Verandas “Meat Lovers” Chili

Chilly Weather Chili: The Verandas “Meat Lovers” Chili

Cool Spring nights in North Carolina are perfect for a soul-warming bowl of chili The Verandas, especially if you tuck around the chimenea, under the stars, with a local craft beer.

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The Best Tea Bread from The Verandas: Banana Bread-Pudding Loaf

The Best Tea Bread from The Verandas: Banana Bread-Pudding Loaf

This tea bread – dessert loaf, breakfast bread – is the most delightful banana bread we’ve ever had. So moist it’s truly a combination of banana bread and bread pudding.

An Elegant Dessert from The Verandas: Zuban Glacé

An Elegant Dessert from The Verandas: Zuban Glacé

Zuban Glacé The Verandas is an elegant dessert, at once breathtakingly elegant and deceptively simple. This lovely cake will stun guests with its Old World sophistication. It will not disappoint with layers of flavor. With liberal applications of Kirsch, and Sherry-flavored whipping cream, this is