TIP OF THE DAY: Make Hot Cross Buns For Good Friday

[1] Enjoy hot cross buns for breakfast on Good Friday, and at tea time or coffee break all Easter weekend (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour).   Hot cross buns are sweet yeast buns made with raisins or currants, and decorated with a cross. The cross, symbolizing the Crucifixion, was originally made with knife cuts in…
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FOOD FUN: Easter Macarons

[1] Easter macarons: Edible art from Stay Sweet NYC.   A number of pastry artists are creating colorful macarons for Easter, but we haven’t seen anything as lovely as these from Lindsay of Stay Sweet NYC. Her pastel cookies are decorated with abstract flowers. Lovely. But we’ve never seen dual-color ganache before! Who needs chocolate…
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FOOD FUN: PEEPS Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts’ seasonal PEEPS donuts arrive tomorrow at Dunkin’ Donuts nationwide. They’re accompanied by new PEEPS marshmallow-flavored hot and iced coffee and espresso drinks. Head to your nearest DD (here’s a store locator) for your PEEPS donut. It’s topped with white icing, a special green and egg-shaped sprinkle blend and a mini yellow PEEPS marshmallow…
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FOOD FUN: Deviled Eggs On Wheatgrass

[1] Set deviled eggs or Easter eggs in a planter of wheatgrass. Here’s how to grow wheatgrass from Country Girl Home. [2] Deviled eggs in wheatgrass, at Essex Street Market | NYC. [3] Turn your deviled eggs into chicks, with this idea from Julie Blanner Entertaining & Design.   It doesn’t have to be Easter…
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