For a Mother’s Day homemade treat that doesn’t involve turning on the stove or the oven, how about some strawberry and rosé ice pops? This recipe, from Teresa Barajas, was sent to us by the California Strawberry Commission. Fun and refreshing, the ice pops are infused with rosé wine (photo #1). There is no added sugar. […]

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[1] A seasonal snack: Pumpkin Spice Latté ice pops (photo © Zoku). [2] Instant espresso powder has many uses. Check them out (photo © King Arthur Baking). [3] Look for instant espresso powder in your grocer’s coffee aisle (photo © Medaglia d’Oro).   This seasonal ice cream pop recipe comes to us from Zoku, the […]

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Last summer, we extolled the fun of Rainbow Sangria, with a rainbow of fruit ice cubes. Today, it’s Schnapsicles: ice pops with wine and schnaps (see below). If you’re in the D.C. area, you can head to Stable D.C.’s Swiss-American restaurant for some Schnapsicles. Executive Chef David Fritsche adds fun to his menu with ice […]

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For dessert or snacking over July 4th weekend, it couldn’t be easier to make these frozen yogurt pops. You need only 4 ingredients—plus an ice pop mold or paper cups and sticks—to make these scrumptious frozen yogurt pops. We have them in the freezer all the time during the warm weather; each week, a different […]

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[1] First, make the ice pops. Serve them with sliced watermelon and Coors Light (both photos © Coors Light). [2] Before taking a bite, dip the pop into the chili salt blend. Bite, enjoy, then have a sip of Coors Light.   National Michelada Day is July 12th. But because you might want to serve […]

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[1] Make and decorate cheesecake pops (photo courtesy Pure Cheesecakes). [2] First, bake a cheesecake. [3] Next, scoop balls of cheesecake. [4] Add sticks, and get ready to decorate (photos 2-4 courtesy Safe Eggs | Chantel Arsenault).   You can bake or buy a cheesecake for National Cheesecake Day, July 30th. Or you can turn […]

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