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Best bread pudding?

yumyumyogi Feb 2, 2007 06:21 AM

Just tried Balthazar's. Very tasty. Also enjoyed Sweet Melissa's. What's yours?

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    Michael Ambrosio Feb 5, 2007 09:37 AM

    Blue Smoke... made with bacon. One of the best things ever.

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      yumyumyogi Feb 5, 2007 10:21 AM

      wow. never tried a savory bread pudding, but that sounds facinating.

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        RGR Feb 6, 2007 08:27 AM

        Blue Hill (NYC) has always been known for its signature chocolate bread pudding. Seriously delicious!

        I've looked at BHNYC website and don't see anything about a bread pudding made with bacon. I've also looked at the Stone Barnes website and, while they also serve the chocolate bread pudding, I don't see a bacon version listed there either.

        So, at which location did you have it? And was it a special?

        http://www.bluehillnyc.com

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          yumyumyogi Feb 6, 2007 11:51 AM

          I think MA was referring to the bread pudding at Blue Smoke, not Blue Hill.

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            RGR Feb 6, 2007 02:48 PM

            Oops! You're right. I need to read more carefully. :-(

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        sugarcookie Feb 2, 2007 08:38 AM

        LOVE it homemade... this chocolate bread pudding recipe is a crowdpleaser every time I make it: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec....

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          jjim Feb 2, 2007 08:33 AM

          blue ribbon bakery

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            yumyumyogi Feb 6, 2007 11:57 AM

            Which one would you recommend, the chocolate chip, or the banana walnut?

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            Lucia Feb 2, 2007 06:38 AM

            Peasant and Blue Ribbon make good versions. I've heard that Blue Hill has a great bread pudding too.

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              ballulah Feb 2, 2007 09:42 AM

              Oh yes. The chocolate bread pudding with salted caramel at Blue Hill is heaven on a dessert plate.

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