TIP OF THE DAY: Crescent Dogs On A Stick

Crescent Rolls + Hot Dogs + Crescent Dogs. Photo and recipe courtesy Pillsbury.   You don’t need a grill to cook memorable Labor Day fare. Make that classic fun food, Crescent Dog on a Stick, in your oven. A hot dog wrapped in a cheese and a Pillsbury Crescent roll, the stick is actually optional…
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FOOD FUN: Strawberry On A Stick

Here’s a new take on strawberry lollipops: fresh strawberry “lollipops.” Whole strawberries are speared on lollipop sticks, dipped into honey and rolled in chopped nuts. This better-for-you sweet treat looks very tempting, and delivers: The heart-healthy and anti-cancer power of strawberries, rich in phytonutrients and potassium. The heart-healthy oil and protein of your favorite chopped…
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FOOD FUN: Grilled Potato Skewers

As much fun as the country fair, but tastier: your own grilled potatoes on a stick. Photo courtesy Stix Mediterranean Grill | New York City.   Grilled potatoes on a stick: What fun! We expanded on this idea from Stix Mediterranean Grill in New York City and created this recipe, which was a hit on…
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FOOD FUN: Watermelon On A Stick ~ And Many, Many Other Foods

Many people believe that everything tastes better on a stick. That’s why we consistently come across foods that have no need to be on a stick, served on a stick. County fairs and urban street fairs are full of them. We’re not talking about skewers, which make grilling and serving easier; or ice pops, candy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Food On A Stick

Our favorite solution to “what to do withthe skewers.” Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   Food on a stick is such fun party fare, there’s a new cookbook devoted to it (called, appropriately, On A Stick). But what happens to all the sticks when the food is consumed? They typically lie like an…
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