PARTY: Hot Fudge Sundae Bar

July 25th is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day. How to celebrate? With a DIY hot fudge sundae bar! Every ice cream flavor works well with fudge sauce, so you can stick with vanilla or offer as many flavors as you like. You don’t need sundae dishes, although anything glass shows off the dessert better than…
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TIP OF THE DAY: DIY Crêpes

Today’s tip was inspired by this yummy photo from Wife Mama Foodie. Here’s her recipe for easy homemade crêpes. You can also purchase ready-to-heat-and-eat versions (photo #6). Crepes are thin pancakes made from flour, eggs, milk, butter and salt. The word was derived from the Latin crispus, curled. There are two principal types: Sweet crêpes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pimm’s Cup, The Classic British Summer Drink

[1] A bottle of Pimm’s No. 1 Cup and an approximation of the original drink, with a Mason jar standing in for the tankard. Here are recipe variations from Brit.co. [2] A modern interpretation, with so much fruit that it rivals sangria. Here are more variations from Chilled Magazine. [3] Here’s the recipe from Joy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bruschetta From The Grill

Firing up the grill this weekend? Make bruschetta (pronounced broo-SKEH-tuh). We love a DIY bruschetta bar. Just rub the bread with garlic, brush it with extra virgin olive oil, grill, and place the slices on a platter along with all the fixings. Even easier, brush the bread with garlic olive oil! You can buy it,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate With A Bacon Bar + 21 More Food Bars

[1] Start with a bacon Bloody Mary (photo and a recipe courtesy Bacon Bourbon USA). [2] Bourbon bacon with bacon-cheddar biscuits and bacon jam (photo courtesy Smithfield). You can serve the different types of bacon on a plate or in a jar or glass. [3] You can include European styles of bacon, like pancetta. Check…
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