Waffle Pudding

By Marcus Samuelsson | May 22, 2015

Waffle Pudding is a great, fun dessert to try out this weekend - sort of like bread pudding. Try it with your kids.

Waffle Pudding

Waffle Pudding is on my list of new, experimental dishes to try this summer. The concept may sound strange at first, but when you think about it, it totally makes sense. Think of this dessert as a fun, souped-up version of bread pudding. Your kids will love it, and it’s easy – you can use leftover waffles from breakfast.


Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

By Madeleine Ignon | May 1, 2012

chia seed pudding

If you’re looking for something simple and sweet to munch on this spring, this is the perfect solution. Chia seeds, magically and with the smallest input of effort, make a wonderful, healthy pudding. Much like the way they take on a tapioca-like texture in the popular kombucha drinks, they gelatinize when soaked in water or nut milk. Add a little sweetener, and you have instant pudding.

As I have been finding out, they are very versatile in cooking, and you can also eat them raw sprinkled over cereals or grains. Plus, they’re packed with fiber, calcium, and omega-3s, making it a great alternative to other sugary snacks. Add your favorite fruit to make it an even more enjoyable easy spring dish!


Vegan Avocado Chocolate Pudding Recipe

By Aine Carlin | November 17, 2011

chocolate avocado pudding

I should confess at this point to being an unashamed avocado-holic. Avocados rock my world in every way and I don’t just eat them when we’re dining on Mexican. Don’t get me wrong, guacamole is one of my absolute favorite things on earth but I’m just as happy scooping out that creamy flesh with a spoon and eating it as is. Even better, I adore it sliced and on toast with a sprinkling of sea salt, cracked black pepper and few splashes of Tabasco, sheer heaven!

Many people consider avocado to be a savory item (even though it is technically a fruit) and not be used in sweet dishes. But if you’ve ever added mango or pineapple to an avocado salsa you’ll know exactly where I’m coming from on this one. And even if you don’t and your worried there’s going to be an overriding taste of avocado let me put your mind at ease – I defy anyone you serve this to, to identify the primary ingredient in this dessert. Read More


Vanilla Pudding with Blueberry Sauce Recipe

By Lindsay Hunt | June 23, 2011

Photo: Lindsay Hunt

Photo: Lindsay Hunt

Now that it’s summer, the idea of turning on the oven is simply unbearable. With no air conditioning and an oven door that doesn’t exactly close, baking equals sauna, and we simply can’t have any of that.

The heat may steer me away from baking, but not away from my love for making desserts.  No oven relegated me to the realm of frozen yogurts and puddings, both of which are superb summer treats. Both take a bit of chilling and patience after you make them, but then there are several cool servings waiting for you after a sweltering day. Read More


15-minute Butterscotch Pudding Recipe

By Lindsay Hunt | January 26, 2011

Photo: Lindsay Hunt

Photo: Lindsay Hunt

I imbue family recipes with importance I don’t even give to published cookbooks.  Something about knowing it worked for my mother or grandmother, or even great-grandmother, makes me hesitant to change the way they’ve written a recipe.  At culinary school I even centered my big project around my grandmother’s recipe box.  One recipe for a Ham Souffle she called for spam instead of ham.  That time I allowed a modification to the ingredient list.

So with most recipes, I am constantly making notes as I cook.  Measuring and weighing here, timing there.  So for my mom’s Butterscotch Pudding, origins unknown, I hesitated to change the recipe one bit.  The directions are sparse, but they work.

Other than weighing the brown sugar and butter for other digital scale-lovers like me, I only added one note: this pudding only takes 15 minutes to make.  That’s worth saying, because when you want a homemade dessert, that urge can be overwhelmed by a long recipe with many steps.  This is measure, stir, go out for a walk and come home to chilled, delicious butterscotch pudding.

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