April
16
2016

The History of Jell o Gelatin

J-E-L-L-O! There’s always room for JELL-O, these are two well known slogans from JELL-O. But, do you know the story of the JELL-O gelatin became America’s most favorite dessert? In 1845, a man named Peter Cooper got a patent for the  gelatin dessert. At this time, gelatin desserts were not popular, not coloured and did […]

April
15
2016

Gelatin Dessert Tips using Gelatin Made

Gelatin is derived from partially hydrolyzed collagen, which is a protein that is found in animal skin and bones. It is used as a thickening agent in many different desserts that are normally served cold. These desserts include jellies, mousses, and other such popular delights. This article gives you the basic tips and techniques that […]

April
15
2016

Quick and Simple Ways to Decorate a Cone of Scooped Ice Cream

A cone of scooped ice-cream can be as attractive and exciting as you make it. There are more ways to do this than you’d imagine. Here are some quick and simple ideas to make a cone of scooped ice-cream look a real treat: -Sprinkles and sweets: Sprinkle chocolate vermicelli, Hundreds and Thousands, rainbow sugar sprinkles, […]

April
14
2016

Luscious and not too Sweet Frostings

If you’re making a cake, whether it’s from scratch or from a box, you might also consider making your own frosting. Cakes can be quite sweet on their own, so it’s a good idea to make frosting that’s a little less sweet. There are several different ways you can do this, and following are a […]

April
13
2016

Choosing the Perfect Gourmet Chocolate Gift

Most people absolutely love chocolate.  However, the chocolate that people normally buy for themselves is usually an inexpensive or modestly priced chocolate.  Gourmet chocolate is a luxury they seldom indulge in. That is the perfect reason for selecting gourmet chocolate as a gift for a special someone on your gift list. There are several things […]

April
12
2016

Decorating a Cone of Scooped Ice Cream

Summer has arrived, and with it, the joy of eating ice cream. Though eating ice cream is very fun, decorating a cone of scooped ice cream is by far more fun for children and adults alike. Creatively decorated cones of scooped ice cream are ideal for any summer occasion, from a family get together to […]

April
11
2016

Researchers come up with an Option for Lower Fat Chocolate

Chocolate is known for its fatty content and people are always being warned to keep their consumption levels low to avoid the health risks that come with obesity. Eaten in moderation, however, some researchers suggest that it can be good for cardiovascular health. A meta-analysis of seven studies conducted at the University of Cambridge discovered […]

April
10
2016

Lowering the Calories of a Fantastic Brownie

Brownies are one of the most popular dessert bars and also one of the easiest to make. With the number of people who are watching the amount of calories they consume, it is important to try to adjust some favorite recipes to a lower calorie version. Unfortunately, the problem with lowering the calories is that […]

April
9
2016

A Mint for every Occasion

Some recipes are so good and so versatile it just seems like they should be shared. These homemade cream cheese mints are easy to make and they can be flavored so many different ways, it is worth keeping this recipe on hand. From one basic recipe comes many choices. Get ready to “wow” friends and […]

April
9
2016

Choosing a Gourmet Chocolate to Give as a Gift

Chocolates are one of the luxurious, delicious and much appreciated gifts. It is said that chocolate is an aphrodisiac and it also unlocks desires. So how can anyone not want chocolates as a gift? Lindt, the crown jewel of chocolates, has its reasons, for -no doubt – being the world’s favourite chocolate producers. It comes […]