TRB TO THE RESCUE: Yummy Summer Treat?

“Dear Rescue Baker, Temps are rising in the Big, Bad Apple and I’m looking for some tasty new ideas to help keep cool. Got any deliciously chill summer desserts you could share? Thanks, Charlie” Well, Charlie, you may have noticed that TRB has been on somewhat of a hiatus, partly because it’s been too hot… more »

Quick and Easy: Blueberry Crumb Cobbler

Blueberry Crumble

A recent trip to The Bistro at Red Bank (Red Bank, NJ) left TRB salivating for more of the Blueberry Crumb Cobbler, which was simply amazing. Since it has been consuming her every waking thought now for more than a week, TRB decided to try to re-create this delicious dessert at home – the (somewhat)… more »

TRB to the Rescue: Too Brittle to Bear

Oatmeal Cookies

“Dear Rescue Baker, I have a super duper oatmeal, dried cherry, chocolate chip cookie recipe that I love. The cookies themselves taste amazing (how can they not, right?) My problem is that the texture leaves a little bit to be desired — they’re a bit brittle when you bite into them. How can I tweak… more »

TRB TO THE RESCUE: Raisins vs. Currants

Hey Rescue Baker, Can I substitute raisins in a recipe that calls for currants? What do you think? -Lara Well, Lara, TRB actually had to look this one up for you, so it’s been a learning experience for both of us! As it turns out, although they may look similar and are often confused for… more »

Quick and Easy (and *Healthy*): Grilled Pineapple with Honey Glaze


Now that grilling season — and TRB‘s quest for *healthy* sweet treats — have “officially” begun, our focus is turning away from the oven in favor of some great grill recipes. And, in light of health concerns expressed by TRB readers, we’re also looking for recipes that are heart healthy, low in sugar and dairy-free…. more »