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 The cross, symbolizing the Crucifixion, was originally made with knife cuts in…
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RECIPE: Butter Pecan Chocolate Fudge For National Pecan Day


TIP OF THE DAY: Try A Trending Beer Style

[1] Otra Vez is a gose-style beer from Sierra Nevada (both photos courtesy Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.). [2] Sierra Nevada’s Session IPA.   April 7th is National Beer Day. If you’re a beer drinker, you likely have your favorite style(s). But what’s trending in beer? Here it is, adapted from Flavor & The Menu for…
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FOOD FUN: Make A Ramen Burger For National Ramen Day

April 4th is National Ramen Day. It’s also National Burrito Day, National Carrot Day and National Cordon Bleu Day. In case you’ve never had a ramen burger, it’s a hamburger where fried ramen, formed into a bun shape, replaces the bread bun.     RAMEN BURGER HISTORY The American version of the ramen burger (photo…
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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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