Hello and welcome to another exciting installment of Cooking with Gail: the series that is all about me making a delicious dish from whatever I already have on hand in my apartment!
In early July, I attended both the Summer Fancy Food Show and Summer Food Fete almost back to back, and I returned home from each with a ton of tasty snack foods to sample.
At Summer Fancy Food, I picked up this Unique Belgique brand- Pearl Sugar Belgian Waffle. These thick waffles are a wildly popular snack in Europe and this one was dotted with crunchy Pearl Sugar crystals, which made it extra sweet and decadent. When I came across this specialty treat in my kitchen cabinets, it said only one thing to me: Belgian Waffle Sundae!
You may recall that a while back I was sent an entire cooler full of Thrive brand Ice Cream, so I knew I had the appropriate vanilla ice cream already waiting just inches away in my freezer.
The delicious fudge sauce is courtesy of Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, who included a jar of their house-made sundae topping in a gift bag after I attended a dessert showcase event at their Union Square location. Food Swag!
The sundae was shaping up nicely but, of course, it needed a Cherry on Top. As luck would have it, I had a Fun Size jar of Cherryman Maraschino Cherries in my fridge that I’d picked up at Food Fete — see how it all came together so effortlessly! Yummy and indulgent with zero shopping involved!
Cherryman makes an all natural, Farm to Market Maraschino that is sweet but not overly so, and that still maintains a fruity, natural cherry flavor. They’re also preservative-free and can be used in lots of recipes — including in your favorite cocktail! Learn More about Cherryman Maraschino Cherries, get recipes and find out where to purchase their products at This Link!