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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The day for National Pancake Day varies each year because it falls on Shrove Tuesday, a traditional feasting day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. This year, Shrove Tuesday is March 1st, and we have a rather special pancake recipe for you: Grilled Cheese Pancakes, savory pancakes for any meal of the day. […]

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[1] Ham and Cheddar waffles with red pepper sauce. The recipe is below (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [2] The sauce for this recipe is made from roasted red bell peppers. Here’s how to roast them (photo © Alexandra Cooks). [3] Waffles topped with grilled mushrooms and scallions, pickled onions, microgreens and sour cream (photo […]

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We love cheesecake. Ninety-nine percent of the time it’s a sweet cheesecake, but every once in a while we come across—or decide to bake—a savory cheesecake. There’s no sugar. Using a base of cream cheese—just like dessert cheesecake—it’s an unsweetened cheesecake that combines savory ingredients: herbs, vegetables, seafood and/or other cheeses. Savory cheesecakes are always […]

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[1] A bottle of Yondu seasoning concentrate (photo © Yondu | Serpio). [2] Pasta and other sauces will taste better. Spaghetti With King Trumpet & Maitake Mushrooms (photo © Yondu). [3] Splash some Yondu into a stir-fry to heighten the flavors (photo © Yondu). [4] Three-minute vegetable soup with Yondu. The recipe is below (photo […]

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Mardi Gras 2020 Falls On Tuesday, February 25, 2020. The celebration, which means Fat Tuesday in French, is the last day of the Carnival season. It is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent—so it’s the last day for indulgent foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which begins on […]

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We love winter squash. A pre-cut package of butternut squash cubes makes a quick steamed side at dinner (and the leftovers go into tomorrow’s green salad). But for Sunday night dinner, we have the time to do something more creative, like this beautiful tart from California Olive Ranch (photo #1), made with whole wheat flour […]

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[1] Strawberry gazpacho has vegetables, onion and herbs, like a basic vegetable gazpacho (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] The markets are filled with fresh strawberries, ready to enjoy plain or in recipes like this (photo © Good Eggs).   Our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog added strawberries to a classic gazpacho […]

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People love crescent rings. The taco crescent ring is one of the most popular recipes of all time on Pillsbury.com. Crescent rings, stuffed crescent dough arranged in a circle, can be served: Stuffed with eggs and sausage for breakfast. As a “danish” ring for breakfast and coffee breaks. Instead of sandwiches at lunch. With beer, […]

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