It doesn’t take that much longer to turn everyday pancakes into snowman pancakes (photos #1 and #3) for Christmas and the rest of winter—if you plan it right. Thanks to Krusteaz, maker of premium pancake/waffle and baking mixes, for the idea. Krusteaz makes pancake mix in several flavors (Blueberry, Buttermilk, Chocolate Chip, etc.), including Pumpkin […]

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‘Tis the season for adding a little something special to the conventional. So here’s a twist on a chocolate shake: a Chocolate Fruitcake Shake. It was created by American Heritage Chocolate, which focuses on historical chocolate products and recipes.     RECIPE: CHOCOLATE FRUITCAKE SHAKE Prep time is 45 minutes, cook time is 10 minutes. […]

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[1] Mac & Cheese Candy Canes (photos © Archie McPhee). [2] Pickle Bacon Candy Canes.   Don’t like peppermint candy canes? How about some Mac & Cheese-flavored candy canes? Macaroni and cheese has become a holiday tradition in many homes, so why put it on the tree? This set of six candy canes tastes like […]

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[1] What’s in the black box? You’ll find out when your Coca-Cola Insiders Club box arrives (all photos © Coca-Cola). [2] Last year, you would have been the first to taste Peace Tea’s new Razzleberry flavor. [3] Or, you could have taken a virtual trip to the beach with Fanta’s Piña Colada.   If you […]

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[1] The electric blue color will surprise guests, but after a taste, they’ll be delighted (all photos © Amour Geneve). [2] The wine is at home at the beach or a special event. [3] Need a gift for a wine drinker? Here it is! [4] Prepare for July 4th celebrations with a flight of red, […]

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[1] Drizzle some salsa on your avocado toast (photo © Eva Dilmanian | Dreams Aren’t This Good). [2] Avocado toast “Caprese,” with mozzarella, tomato and balsamic drizzle. Here’s the recipe (photo © Two Peas In Their Pod).   We’ve seen many ideas for topping avocado toast, from spring peas and fried or poached eggs to: […]

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November 9th is Cook Something Bold & Pungent Day. What is pungent food? Pungent is one of the five tastes: bitter, salty, sweet, sour and pungent. There are different interpretations of pungent, especially in ayurveda and diets that evolved from Eastern medicines. For the purpose of the American diet, we propose that pungent food: Has […]

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[1] It’s a pineapple—and it’s pink! (all photos © Fresh Del Monte). [2] Put Pinkglow on your list of Valentine’s Day gifts. [3] We sliced our pineapple and ate it sparingly over a few days, to make the experience last. We were sad when it was gone. [4] Drink pink! [5] The shipped pineapple comes […]

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[1] For Halloween and beyond, barware to meet all needs. Here, a carafe with a bottle of KAH blanco tequila (both photos © Pottery Barn). [2] A double old fashioned glass with a blood-red cocktail, like Satan’s Whiskers.   We’d use these glasses year-round, but they may be a very welcome substitute for fine chocolates. […]

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