Posts tagged "dessert"

You Definitely Need Some Ben & Jerry’s Beer In Your Life

Ice cream-flavored brewskis? Why not!

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015

Frisky Eats: 10 Effortlessly Dazzling Jell-O Desserts

Just a few weeks ago, Refinery29 confirmed what my grandmother always knew: Jell-O is the shit. I wrote a cookbook compiling my Grandma Vipond’s recipes a few years ago, and in the process of sifting through the recipes, I learned 1) that my grandma definitely had a sweet tooth, and 2) that homemakers in the…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 8, 2015

I’m A Little Bit Terrified Of Nutelasagna

I can’t decide whether Nutelasagna is one of the best or worst things to happen to humankind, but like it or not, it’s here to wreak havoc on your taste buds and your life. Robicelli’s bakery in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is behind the brilliant creation, which consists of “layers of buttery lasagna noodles, cannoli custard,…

By: Claire Hannum / December 11, 2014

Frisky Eats: 14 Semi-Healthy Holiday Treats

The holiday season is in full swing, which means dessert everywhere you turn! I really resent the phrase “guilt-free” when it comes to food, but I’m all about attempting to do our arteries a favor by opting for treats that are at least slightly healthier than other popular choices — without too many unpronounceable fat-free chemicals that…

By: Claire Hannum / December 2, 2014

Want: This Contraption Fills Bananas With Chocolate

DestapaBanana, perhaps one of the more brilliant food creations of our time, allows you to fill a banana with chocolate, caramel, yogurt, or prepackaged filling of your choice (and no, despite its suspicious appearance, it is not a sex toy). The Argentinian contraption slices out the middle of the banana and inserts the new filling…

By: Claire Hannum / August 17, 2014

We Obviously All Need These Edible Cupcake Wrappers

I’m a weirdo who eats her cupcakes with a fork, but thanks to these new edible cupcake wrappers, I guess I don’t have to anymore! I can bite right into the side of the thing without having to worry about peeling the paper back without dropping half the cupcake onto the sidewalk (okay, wait, the…

By: Claire Hannum / June 28, 2014

Frisky Eats: 12 Surprisingly Simple Sorbets

For years, I have dreamed of making homemade ice cream, but I have never risen to the challenge.  Apparently you need a machine?!? A friend suggested I try ice cream’s simpler cousin sorbet. No equipment required! Try one of these surprisingly easy and refreshing summer treats…

By: Sophie Leon / May 7, 2014

Life Dream Status: Desperate For A Doughnut Right Away? There’s An App For That!

Doughbot is the stuff the American Dream is made of: for only 99 cents, you can have at your fingertips access to the exact location of any and all doughnut sellers near you. I don’t love paying for apps, but sometimes you just need a fix, you know? The app works by scanning Instagram, Yelp and…

By: Claire Hannum / April 18, 2014

Frisky Eats: 10 Creative Whoopie Pie Creations

Cupcakes and macarons have had their day in the spotlight. I propose we elect these delightful little cakewiches — yes, I just made that up — as the latest “it” dessert. Easier to bake than a macaron and more portable than a cupcake, these treats have moved to the top of my must-bake…

By: Sophie Leon / April 13, 2014

Cookie Dough Addicts, Rejoice: Unbakeables Are A Gift From Above

Allow me to interrupt your day to bring you this very important, very delicious public service announcement: There’s now a way to devour uncooked cookie dough without fearing you’ll get salmonella.

To this day, I’m still guilty of scooping cookie dough straight out of the bowl before I put a batch of cookie…

By: Katie Oldenburg / March 27, 2014

Frisky Eats: 17 Recipes For Puppy Chow/Muddy Buddies

Amelia dropped a bomb on The Frisky staff today: she’s never heard of puppy chow. “What, is it supposed to look like dog food?” she asked. Oh, silly Amelia! We explained puppy chow is a variation on Chex mix where you combine melted chocolate or syrup with candy and add yummy ingredients to give it…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2014

7 Philosophical Questions We Have About The Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shot

Dominique Ansel, creator of the beloved/maligned/notorious/famous croissant-donut hybrid, the cronut, will officially debut his newest creation this weekend at SXSW in Austin, and it’s a doozy: the chocolate chip cookie milk shot. What is it? Exactly what it sounds like: a sweet, crispy shot glass made of a chocolate chip cookie, filled with cold milk. Thi…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 7, 2014

Get In My Mouth: Ben & Jerry’s New Core Ice Cream Flavors

One of the unexpected side effects of taking my booze intake down by, like, 75 percent is that I suddenly crave sugar like I never have before. I’ve never had a sweet tooth, but once I stopped putting away nearly a bottle of wine a night, my body began to crave a nightly sweet treat.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 26, 2014

My Cake-Alike, Myself

“Face-to-cake with myself, it’s one of the most surreal feelings I’ve ever experienced,” writes Jill Foster of the Daily Mail. “Yes, it’s narcissistic, but I can hardly take my eyes off ‘me’. Is this how the Queen feels every time a new portrait is unveiled?” 

I didn’t really need to read any further…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 3, 2014

Cronut Lovers, Meet The Doughscuit

Remember the cronut — chef Dominique Ansel’s trendy blend of croissants and doughnuts that had people waiting in line for hours  (and buying them from scalpers)? Meet the doughscuit, your delectable solution to the perpetual cronut shortage. The dessert is the cronut’s half-biscuit, half-doughnut cousin, and it is life-changing.

By: Claire Hannum / January 30, 2014

The Dessert Dilemma: Bad For You, Good For Your Family

I’m heavily focused on dessert right now because the chocolate-addicted part of me needed to go on a refined sugar cleanse. It’s been 24 days and yes, I have been having involved dreams about eating massive bowls of ice cream. Any way you spin it, in real life, eating an entire pint of Ben &am…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 26, 2014

Frisky Eats: 6 Easy Holiday Treats For Those Of Us Who Can’t Cook

I’m not much of a cook. I’ve never gone so far as to use my oven for shoe storage like Carrie Bradshaw, but I am definitely a lady of take-out and Lean Cuisine. Someday, when I’m no longer a frenzied college student, I’ll commit to learning the ins and outs of the kitchen like a…

By: Claire Hannum / December 24, 2013

Creator Of The Cronut Presents The Christmas Morning Breakfast Of Your Sugar Coma Dreams

Dominique Ansel, best known for creating the cronut, has released the decadent (and very expensive) breakfast of your sugar coma dreams.Christmas Morning Cereal, which retails at $15 a box, consists of chocolate puffs covered in Valrhona Caramelia chocolate and littered with smoked cinnamon flavor mini meringues. Ansel recommends eating the cereal in a bowl with…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 14, 2013

Frisky Eats: 10 Perfect Peppermint Recipes

Pumpkin season has finally passed, and now it’s time for ALL PEPPERMINT EVERYTHING. I, for one, have no problem with the peppermint flavor explosion. Peppermint cookies, peppermint lattes, peppermint cakes, peppermint vodka, peppermint popcorn, peppermint mousse — bring it on! Click through for 10 tongue-tingling peppermint recipes to celebrate the season…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 5, 2013

Public Service Announcement: Buy This Cookie Butter Right Now

Remember when I wrote about Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter and raved about how terrifyingly good it is, and that buying a jar would immediately ruin your life, but in a good way? Well, that was before I tried Gooey On The Inside Cookie Butter. Trader Joe’s Cookie Butter is still insanely good, of course, but…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 20, 2013
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