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?
Baking treats for your family on a cold winter day can bring warmth to your home and table. If the drop in temperature outside has got you down, just pre-heat that oven to 350 degrees. We’ve got a delicious, comforting chai tea challah bread recipe that will raise your spirits. Challah bread is a rich, … Continue reading Chai Tea Challah Bread – Perfect Recipe for A Winter Day
Mardi Gras festivities are upon us. It’s the time of year when putting your hair up and downing a cocktail are encouraged. Even if you can’t make it out to New Orleans this year, you can still celebrate your Fat Tuesday at home with Mardi Gras recipes. Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Carnival and Mardi Gras … Continue reading Mardi Gras Recipes – Round Up
The Crock-Pot® (or slow cooker) often gets a bad rap. Many people associate Crock-Pots with recipes their grandmother made that usually involved lots and lots of cream of mushroom soup. We’re here to tell you that the slow cooker is useful for much more than beef stroganoff. You can make delicious crock-pot recipes including main … Continue reading Simmering Up Delicious Crockpot Recipes
Sometimes it’s tough to strike a work/life balance. Getting kids ready for school, fighting traffic during a long commute and plowing through a busy day can be just the beginning for many working parents. After the commute home there’s still school sports and activities, homework (um, mom – I have a major project due TOMORROW!) … Continue reading Superhero Side Dish Recipes for a Balanced Meal