55 Easy Fruit Desserts to Make All Summer (and Fall, Winter and Spring Too)

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After a day-long Ramadan fast, sometimes you just want a decadent dessert

Pistachio rice pudding

Eleven months out of the year, the Arab-American coffee shops, restaurants, and bakeries of Dearborn, Michigan, bustle with business throughout the day. But when the holy month of Ramadan arrives, daylight activity in the area slows down. Observant Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, which began this year on April 12 and will end May 12.

When night falls, and the fast is broken, however, Dearborn’s many eateries come alive again.

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In the Detroit area, the sun sets at this time of year around 8:30 p.m. and rises at 6:30 a.m., meaning that

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Quick dessert recipe: Try these no-bake chocolate peanut butter bars

Times are rough and if you feel overworked, a nice delicious dessert can really lift the mood. Here is a quick dessert recipe that does not require you to bake. Check out this recipe by YouTuber Em’s Kitchen below.


  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs


*In a bowl add peanut butter, powdered sugar and crushed crackers. Do not forget to add the butter, make sure it is melted. Fold the mixture using a spatula.

*Transfer this

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Ina Garten’s Perfect Make-Ahead Dessert Recipe for a Picnic or Party

Ina Garten’s got you covered when you need a delicious dessert for a picnic or a party. The Barefoot Contessa star’s pecan squares recipe is easy to make, feeds a crowd, and travels well. For an extra decadent touch, Garten dips the squares in melted chocolate.

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Ina Garten’s pecan squares are the easiest crowd-pleasing dessert

While demonstrating her chocolate-dipped pecan squares recipe on the Barefoot Contessa cooking show, Garten revealed that the base crust “is just like making shortbread.” The combination of a handful of ingredients makes the ideal sturdy

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Dessert Recipes That Take Arab Traditions in New Directions

I WAS 23 years old the first time I tasted sticky toffee pudding. An American in London working for the BBC, I was pulling overnight shifts and, on my days off, blearily exploring the city alone. One raw, gray day, I ducked into a pub and decided cake smothered in toffee sauce was just the thing to brighten my outlook. The steaming pudding turned out to be tooth-achingly sweet, but its power to comfort, even coddle, was undeniable. The Brits don’t call it nursery food for nothing.

The truth is I always liked the idea of sticky toffee pudding better

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Drenched in caramel and a heroic pour of rum, this pineapple dessert is an express ride to paradise

There are certain words that immediately communicate the desirability of a dish. If you put “salty” or “brown butter” in front of almost anything edible, I’m a convert before even tasting it. But the one word that unfailingly gets my attention the most is . . . sticky. Sticky wings. Sticky rice. Sticky buns. Sticky food is the most delicious food, and sticky burnt food is the most delicious kind of delicious.

So even though chef Eric Ripert’s beautiful new book, “Vegetable Simple,” is full of inspiring, easy ideas for transforming your broccoli and butternut into showstopping main dishes, what

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Ina Garten’s ‘Perfect Make-Ahead Dessert’ for Parties

Leave it to Ina Garten to make a stunning dessert using leftover bread. The Food Network star has a bread pudding recipe but it’s another Barefoot Contessa dish she calls the “perfect make-ahead” dessert for a party.  

Ina Garten has an entire cookbook dedicated to make-ahead recipes

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Garten, 73, knows all about making food in advance. She released an entire cookbook on the subject in 2014. Her Make It Ahead cookbook features all sorts of recipes

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White Castle Is the Latest to Offer Vaccinated People Free Dessert

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  • National retailers and brands are following in Krispy Kreme’s footsteps by offering fully vaccinated individuals free items, deals and discounts.
  • Recently, Budweiser and White Castle joined the growing list of retailers and brands offering freebies and serious deals to those who receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Customers simply need to display their completed COVID-19 vaccine card to enjoy these benefits and free items in their own neighborhood.

Those who complete their COVID-19 vaccination series will have a shiny new vaccine card to show off to friends and family, and more than that, they’ll be able to

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Make a Historic Boston Dessert That Became a Japanese Favorite

In 2019, a Boston restaurant closed. Normally, a restaurant closing in a major city wouldn’t cause much of a commotion, but this was different. Durgin-Park had been open for almost 200 years, and was famed for serving what food historian Paul Freedman calls the “first forgotten cuisine” of the United States.

Durgin-Park, located in Boston’s Faneuil Hall market, was truly the last of its kind. Something of a tourist trap in its later years, the restaurant slung crock after crock of Boston baked beans (once the city’s calling card) as well as crowd-pleasing fare like pasta and onion rings. But

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1 of Ina Garten’s ‘Favorite Summer Desserts’ Is ‘Such a Crowd-Pleaser’

Need a dessert that will have people going for seconds? Try Ina Garten’s Mixed Berry Pavlova, one of her all-time favorite desserts that’s perfect for summer. 

Ina Garten’s Mixed Berry Pavlova can be made in advance

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Garten featured her Mixed Berry Pavlova recipe in a July 2018 post on her Barefoot Contessa website. Included in the best-selling author’s fifth cookbook, Barefoot Contessa at Home, Garten explained her love for the dessert. 

“One of my favorite summer desserts

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