RECIPE: Mini Mice Cookies

We love these meeses to pieces. Photo courtesy CalRaisins.org.   These mini mice cookies are “no eek, no squeek,” say the folks at California Raisins. MINI MICE COOKIES Ingredients For 24 Cookies 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter 3/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 egg 1/2…
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FOOD FUN: Hummus Sushi

Fans of sushi, hummus and vegan cuisine will enjoy this fun fusion food: hummus sushi from Genji Sushi. This sushi roll is not part of the regular menu: Different locations of Genji Sushi create their own limited-edition specialties. Here, Genji sushi chefs added hummus to salmon and tuna rolls as well as cucumber rolls, with…
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FOOD FUN: Bacon-wrapped Ford Fiesta

Today is International Bacon Day*, a cause for great celebration among millions of bacon lovers. If Ford could only sell each one of them its new bacon-wrapped 2014 Ford Fiesta! Bacon has been a staple of Western cuisine since ancient Roman times. The baconmania of the past five years has produced bacon caramel corn, bacon…
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FOOD FUN: Pink Pearl Apples

Like a purple cow, most people have never seen a Pink Pearl apple. The difference is that Pink Pearls exist. The Pink Pearl apple is an apple cultivar developed in 1944 from Surprise, another red-fleshed apple, by Albert Etter, a northern California breeder. It has distinctive pink flesh beneath translucent, pearly yellow skin. As with…
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FOOD FUN: Convert Canning Jars To Drinkware

If you’ve been to restaurants or parties where the drinks are served in canning jars, you can be just as trendy at home or on the go. And you can do it with an improved approach: a spillproof drinking lid adapter. The Cuppow is a new invention that lets you up-cycle a canning jar into…
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