RECIPE: Homemade Graham Crackers

[1] Bake these graham crackers with an easy recipe from Go Bold With Butter. [2] If you don’t like to dip, you can buy these pretty grahams from Chocolat in Savannah. [3] You can also use graham flour for breads and pie crusts (photo courtesy Bob’s Red Mill). [4] If you don’t want to smash…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Blueberry-Blackberry Pie With Meringue Dot Topping

Fun and beauty combine in this blueberry-blackberry pie, from Kindred Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina. Just looking at the cuisine at Kindred makes us want to head to the charming lakeside college town for a week’s vacation of dining and enjoying the view. For now, we’ll have to content ourself with copying the pie, which…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday Ice Cream

[1] Mix in sprinkles for holiday-themed ice cream, like this patriotic flavor from OddFellows Ice Cream. [2] Make matching cones. Here’s the recipe from Sweet Estelle.   You can create special ice cream for any special occasion, using store-bought vanilla ice cream and mix-ins in holiday colors. The easiest way is to buy sprinkles, confetti…
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TIP OF THE DAY: National Hot Dog Month

[1] The basic—hot dog, mustard, sauerkraut—at Murray’s Cheese. [2] Bacon hot dogs from Vermont Cure. Bacon is mixed with the beef. [3] Chili-cheese on turkey dogs from Jennie O. [4] Chicago-style hot dog from Kindred Restaurant. Here are the signature hot dog recipes from 12 more cities.   July is National Hot Dog Month, a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Jell-O Firecrackers, Red White & Blue Fruit Desserts

Our mom made apple pie and brownies; but our favorite desserts for patriotic holiday weekends are red, white and blue. We present three recipes with photos, plus another 18 links below. Recipes #2 and #3 can be pulled together in just 10 minutes.     RECIPE #1: JELL-O FIRECRACKERS OR SHOTS To celebrate July 4th,…
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