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?
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
When it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day, there are certain must haves: shamrocks, the color green, the proverbial “kiss me I’m Irish” button and Irish food. And, if your St. Patrick’s Day party is just for grown-ups, you’ll of course need one more essential ingredient – booze! Leave the green beer to the college … Continue reading Seven Boozy Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day Desserts