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No celebratory meal is complete without dessert, but, on blisteringly hot days, the mere thought of turning on the oven can make you wilt. (If you’re lucky enough to have central air, or don’t mind the heat, here are some summer fruit pies for you. Bake on!) These 16 no-bake recipes are for those sweltering days. A handful of these dishes require a little stovetop or microwave work, but the majority need no heat source at all, so you can stay cool while whipping up something sweet.
These ethereal chocolate mousse bars from Samantha Seneviratne come together quickly and without
The typical foods featured in Fourth of July festivities include barbecue dishes and picnic spreads, with finger foods, salads, dips and soups.
Here are some ideas for appetizers and simple desserts for the Independence Day celebrations, courtesy of USDA SNAP-Ed Connection and its MyPlate Kitchen program which developed a 4th of July summer menu.
Appetizers for Fourth of July
Chilled Cantaloupe Soup
This refreshing starter is great for a day when it’s too hot to cook.
Ingredients for 6 servings:
- 1 cantaloupe (peeled, seeded and cubed)
- 2 cups of orange juice
Who doesn’t love desserts? The joy one feels while digging into a delectable slice of pudding cannot be described in words. As Indians, we have a weakness for desi mithai. And when you have such a large variety to choose from, it is not humanly possible to resist devouring a few. From warm halwas to deliciously mouth-watering kheer and soft melt-in-your-mouth barfis, Indian desserts are to die for. Diets aside, we can allow ourselves the occasional cheat day to indulge in a bowl of warm halwa or take an extra helping of kheer.
If you are looking for something to
As the bakers return to Crime Scene Kitchen, did their first taste of the baking challenge leave them hungry for more? While a few baking teams followed the path to success, the reality is that each mystery has new clues. Could there be a big fall from grace in this episode?
According to FOX, Crime Scene Kitchen, “Just Desserts” features the following:
The bakers head back into the kitchen to take on a new, delicious challenge. The best dessert detectives will continue on in the competition and the duo that falls short will head home on the all-new “Just Desserts”
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Ice cream is the first thing to come to mind for many of us when we’re craving cool, refreshing treats for summer. And while I love it (and have written extensively on the topic, along with developing multiple recipes!), that dessert is only the tip of the iceberg. Sorbets and granitas are top of the table, too, but let’s not forget a few other options that don’t even need the freezer: parfaits, pudding and panna cotta.
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There’s a time and a place for thick slices of rich chocolate cake and gooey, fresh-from-the-oven cookies—and it’s definitely not during a heat wave. When the hot weather rolls around, all I want to do is dive into a cooling category of desserts that appear throughout Asia, from China to the Philippines, which are hard to label but extremely easy to eat.
Refreshingly cold, textural wonderlands that are not quite drinks and not
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Desserts are delicious. End of story. So if you’re doing a strict diet like Whole30 that doesn’t necessarily encourage traditional desserts, you need a handy little list of the best Whole30 desserts to add to your repertoire instead. Keep reading.
Before you dive in, the Whole30 basics: “The Whole30 diet is a restrictive meal plan that focuses on consuming only unprocessed foods for 30 days,” Erin Palinski-Wade, RDN, tells WH. “The goal is to ‘reset’ your body to curb cravings, reduce inflammation, and improve energy versus focusing on weight loss.” Overall, any processed