Here’s some fun for National Spaghetti Day, January 4th: pancake spaghetti. A trend that started on Tik-Tok, pancake spaghetti is thin strips of pancake batter made in the thickness of spaghetti. Once the strips are cooked all the way through on a griddle, you put them in a bowl and “sauce” them with your syrup […]

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[1] A Christmas wreath of ice cream and fruit (photo © Tillamook County Creamery Association | Facebook). [2] Kadota figs. Any figs work here, all have reddish interiors. But green-skinned figs add more external color than darker hues (photo © California Figs). [3] Raspberries dot the wreath with color (photo © Driscoll’s Berries).   This […]

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[1] New Figgy Pudding SPAM, a limited edition for the holidays (all photos © SPAM Brand). [2] Slices of Figgy Pudding SPAM on a cake stand for a buffet. [3] An hors d’oeuvre: Figgy Pudding SPAM and Brie. [4] An actually figgy pudding. Here’s the recipe (photo © California Figs).   There are currently 11 flavors […]

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  A sourdough loaf tinted blue-gray (photo © Geraud Pfeiffer).     We enjoy food photographer Geraud Pfeiffer’s delicious bread photography. Sure, the Internet is filled with photos of croissants, pain au chocolate, loaves of bread, and sandwiches. But seeing a whole grid of them on Instagram is deliciousness-plus. There are even a few pastries […]

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[1] Make pumpkin cannoli for harvest season (photo © Piccione Pastry). [2] Fresh ricotta draining in a strainer (photo © Jsix | SD). [3] Buy pumpkin purée, not pumpkin pie filling (photo © Libby’s).   Cannoli are one of our favorite desserts. The marriage of the crunchy shell and the sweetened ricotta is all that […]

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October 10th is National Banh Mi Day, celebrating the French-influenced bánh mì sandwich of Vietnam, served on a baguette. Here’s the story of banh mi and a recipe for a classic sandwich. We’ve also featured a banh mi burger recipe. So today, we’re giving the hot dog equal time, with this Bánh Mì Dog recipe […]

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Ready for some food fun? How about purple potato pizza? We have two recipes, one a grandma pizza with bacon and pesto, the second a Sicilian-style pizza with prosciutto. September is National Potato Month, August 19th is National Potato Day, and February 22nd is National Cook A Sweet Potato Day. There are 11 pizza holidays! […]

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