Cynthia Nelson

Cynthia Nelson

Potato Pie with Coconut Cream

Three weeks ago in my Tastes Like Home column, Nuttier for Coconuts, in celebration of all this coconut, I mentioned making potato pie and using fresh homemade coconut cream instead of dairy cream to make the pie.

Coconut Scones with Coconut Oil

A couple of years ago, in my Tastes Like Home column, I had written about my experiments using hardened coconut oil (liquid coconut oil that solidified when refrigerated) to replace butter in pastries, cakes and other treats like scones and biscuits.

Pear & Bread Bruschetta Style

Are you enjoying the bounty of in-season avocado? I hope so. You can make shakes, salads, dressings and more with this buttery, creamy fruit that has an inherent note of sweetness.