Red, White and Blue Dessert Parfaits {for a BBQ #SundaySupper}

It’s Summer and BBQ season. One of the largest of BBQ days is almost upon us… The 4th of July. The day that American’s set aside to celebrate Independence. The History of this day and time period is my favorite time period that I studied. In fact, I love this time period so much that when I finished my B.A. in US History, I was quick to jump into Grad School. The documents, the social implications, the morals and indignation of a people. I love every part of the story that is the beginning history of the United States and celebrating it. Doesn’t hurt that I also like parades and firework shows. Continue reading

Panettone Bread Pudding #SundaySupper

Panettone is an Italian sweet bread. Traditionally it is consumed over the Christmas and New Year Holidays in Italy. The bread has a flaky, buttery texture that is laden with dried fruits and nuts. Most often citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons are used but also can be combined with raisins. The baking process of this bread is a long one as I have found recipes that take a couple of days to proof the yeast and dough. I must admit, I love to bake bread, but not this bread. I buy this bread from our local specialty store when the Holiday season comes around and it is more easily found. Continue reading