Love peanut butter? Love Oreos? Combine them to create your own peanut butter Oreos (photo #1). The idea is from Peanut Butter & Co., one of our favorite brands of peanut butter. They have Smooth and Crunchy PBs in three versions: regular, No Sugar Added and Old Fashioned. And the flavors! Dark Chocolatey Dreams Cinnamon […]

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[1] Popcorn peanut brittle. The recipe is below (photo © The Popcorn Board). [2] Pop your own, or buy it popped and ready to mix in (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [3] Garlic brittle from Rabbits Pickled Garlic (photo by Elvira Kalviste | © The Nibble). [4] Chocolate-dipped peanut brittle (photo © See’s […]

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Have some fun with potatoes this weekend: Make potato stacks in your muffin cups. The potato slices have crisp edges, and can be eaten like a stack of pancakes, in single slices, or whatever way creativity guides you. (We picked them up and ate them like chips.) The recipe, from Wisconsin Cheese, uses romano cheese […]

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How about those flat plastic closures that close loaves of bread? People all over the world get with their packaged bread—and they’re so much easier to use than wire twist-ties. After the bread is gone, we keep them to use as closures for other plastic bags, like the produce bags at the market. We even […]

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Stacy’s Pita Chips made these Valentine chips with their Cinnamon-Sugar Pita Chips. If you like the idea (and how can you not), you can use the same recipe, substituting graham crackers, shortbread or sugar cookies. You can buy Valentine-themed decorations on Amazon, at Wilton, or at baking supply stores and craft shops. We suggest making […]

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Super Bowl Sunday is Pork Rinds Day, a no-carb, Keto, Paleo snack. And a beloved snack before anyone ever heard of Paleo and Keto diets*. Pork rinds (chicharrónes, the Spanish word) are made from pork skin, with the attached fat removed and deep fried. That’s the difference between pork rinds and pork cracklings. Cracklings include […]

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[1] By far the most popular use for avocados in the U.S.: guacamole (photo © Cabo Flats | Miami). [2] We love an avocado salad with a balsamic vinaigrette (photo © Love One Today | Hass Avocado Board). [3] Elegance is having a two-tier dish (photo © Richard Sandoval Hospitality). [4] Avocado toast, luxury-style, topped […]

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[1] Heart-shaped potato chips tinted pink with beet juice (photo © In Erika’s Kitchen | Idaho Potato Commission). [2] Idaho® russet potatoes. Here’s more about russets (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [3] While any size cookie cutter can cut a heart from dough, you need a cookie cutter that’s narrow enough to cut a slice […]

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