Banana Beignets – My Two Souths Meets the North

These sweet French pastries, or beignets, have been on my “food bucket list” for a long time. I have eaten the famous Café du Monde beignets in New Orleans and they do not compare to these light and fruity bites especially with a maple syrup glaze. Food 52 recently held their annual Piglet contest where 16 new cookbooks … Continue reading

Mardi Gras – Fat Tuesday and Paczki

Mardi Gras – Fat Tuesday – Paczki Day is this coming Tuesday, March 4th.  I have not had time to make something new so I am reposting this recipe from January 23, 2012.  The pictures are of two of my grandkids who helped me make these yummy treats some time ago.  As you can see we … Continue reading

Krispy Kreme Monkey Bread

June 1st was National Donut Day  and I recently read that Krispy Kreme turned 75 on May 24, 2012.  You need to get them as fresh as possible.  A favorite donut of Gene’s and I knew he would love this recipe. Hard to believe that Kroger and Meijer no longer carry these donuts and I could only buy … Continue reading