[1] Paella on the grill (photo © Sur La Table). [2] Potato and chorizo paella. Here’s the recipe (photo © Black Gold Farms).   We love elaborate rice dishes, so paella recipes are always a special-occasion treat. March 27th is National Paella Day, so we’re getting out the paella pan and cooking up a party. […]

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March 25th is International Waffle Day (also called World Waffle Day), a holiday with religious significance in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. March 25th is the Feast of the Annunciation, upon which waffles are typically eaten. The day celebrates waffles and their history, and we’ve got sweet and savory waffle recipes below—for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and […]

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March 22nd is National Bavarian Crêpes Day. What are Bavarian crêpes? Called palatschinke in Bavaria (the singular is palacinka), these crêpes (some people call them pancakes, but see the next section) are typically made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour. You’ll also see them referred to as Balkan-style crêpes, Croatian crêpes, Hungarian crêpes, Serbian crêpes, […]

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[1] A bowl of Pink-A-Boo variety pineberries (all photos © Wish Farms). [2] You can find them at stores nationwide. [3] Growing on the plant. [4] Pineberry and poppyseed salad dressing. Here’s the recipe. [5] Pineberry garnish on a vanilla butter cake. Here’s the recipe. [6] Top a bruschetta with goat cheese or ricotta. Here’s […]

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Does the spring salad recipe in photo #1 look complicated? It couldn’t be easier. So start your celebration of spring with a lively spring salad. Photo #1 is a simple mixture of: Pea shoots (photo #2), a fleeting spring treat Fresh mint Baby radishes Snow peas Edible flower petals Vinaigrette of EVOO and fresh lemon […]

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Following the popularity of the gingerbread house, there’s the Easter Bunny Hutch. Create an Easter centerpiece every bunny will love with this Ready-to-Build Chocolate Cookie Bunny Hutch Kit from Wilton. The kit has everything you need: 6 chocolate cookie panels Decorative candies Icing (blue, green, yellow, pink) Bunny butt icing decoration 2 decorating bags and […]

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