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What’s the Difference between Mint and Peppermint?

Mint tea. Mint candy. Mint chocolate ice cream. Thin Mints®. Lots of recipes call for mint flavoring. But what does that really mean? Does “mint” flavoring automatically mean peppermint? Are they interchangeable in recipes? The term “mint” is an umbrella term for the Mentha plant family that includes spearmint, peppermint, orange mint, apple mint, pineapple … Continue reading What’s the Difference between Mint and Peppermint?

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Eggs, Bunnies & Chicks – Five Irresistible Easter Treats

Punxsutawney Phil called it –  we are in for an early spring. Warmer weather, daylight savings and all things pastel pink are just a few signs the Easter Bunny will be hopping this way. And a good Easter celebration just isn’t complete without sweet Spring Easter treats to share with those you love. You can … Continue reading Eggs, Bunnies & Chicks – Five Irresistible Easter Treats

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How to Make Easter Lamb Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Easter is Christianity’s most important holiday as it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Besides the traditional symbol of the cross, other Easter symbols include Easter eggs and baby chicks, bunnies, Easter lilies, and butterflies – all which symbolize new life and birth. A lamb is one of the most popular Easter symbols. It represents Jesus (the … Continue reading How to Make Easter Lamb Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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How to Make Ribbon Easter Egg Cookies

Our friend and brand ambassador Bridget Edwards from Bake at 350 is back again to show us how to make these cute-as-a-button Ribbon Easter Egg Cookies. From Bridget: There’s something about Easter and springtime that makes me want to tie a bow on everything. Easter baskets, Easter bunnies, Easter bonnets and of course – sugar cookies! These … Continue reading How to Make Ribbon Easter Egg Cookies

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Get Lucky with These St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Recipes

On March 17 the Irish (and Irish-at-heart) can be found celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by eating, drinking, and having an all-around good time. In fact, St. Patrick’s Day is traditionally a day where people of all ages allow themselves to partake in a little more excess than normal. If your indulgence of choice is sweet … Continue reading Get Lucky with These St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Recipes