In honor of National Pecan Day on April 14, we want to share some of our favorite pecan recipes with you – sure to make you swoon. Southerners have been known to have a love affair with the pecan – and try to work them into as many dishes as possible. So whether the pecans … Continue reading 5 Much Loved Southern Pecan Recipes
Baking minds want to know: What is the difference between light brown sugar and dark brown sugar? It’s easy – the short answer is molasses. Both light and dark brown sugar contain molasses, but dark brown sugar contains more. Along with the increased amount of molasses comes a deeper, darker color, slightly more moisture and … Continue reading The Difference Between Light Brown Sugar and Dark Brown Sugar
As you enter the gates to a baseball game or carnival, do you immediately crave a buttery, soft, salted pretzel? This giant, twisted dough of goodness has come a long way over the years, making its way from ballparks onto the appetizer menu of many gourmet restaurants, or in pubs as a popular snack to … Continue reading Pull-Apart Goodness: Homemade Soft Pretzels
Ah, the apricot. Each juicy, sweet and tart golden ball of fruit contains only 17 calories, making them a guilt-free, go-to snack. Not only are these orange beauties tasty, they are also an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, copper, dietary fiber and potassium. We’ve pulled 6 of our amazing apricot recipes so you can … Continue reading 6 Amazing Apricot Recipes
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?