RECIPES: Two Homemade Soft Pretzels ~ Pepperoni & Parmesan

If you’re looking for snack fare for the Super Bowl, or warm, aromatic soft pretzels anytime, here are two recipes for your consideration. But first, here’s the history of pretzels.     RECIPE #1: PEPPERONI PIZZA STUFFED PRETZEL We love all good bread, and a soft, doughy pretzel (with mustard, please) is one of our…
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FOOD FUN: Peanut Butter Sandwiches With Bacon & Banana For National Peanut Butter Day

January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day; March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. April 2nd is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. We’re obviously a PB-loving nation. It won’t take you long to make this PB…and B…and B sandwich. That’s peanut butter, bacon and banana. The recipe comes from King’s Hawaiian, one of…
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FOOD FUN: Pie Decoration

[1] An elegant two-crust blueberry pie, with a sprinkle of decorating sugar (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] Cut-outs are an easy way to decorate a one-crust pie (photo courtesy American Pie Council).   January 23rd is National Pie Day, a celebration for pie lovers everywhere. Few of us would pass up a piece of…
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FOOD FUN: Go Bananas

These healthful snacks—bananas, peanut butter and a second fruit—have so much pizzazz that we think they can go right to the dessert plate. You can use any flavor of peanut butter (check out these flavors from PB & Co.—dark or white chocolate, honey, pumpkin spice). If you’re not a PB or other nut butter fan,…
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FOOD FUN: Christmas Eclairs

Éclairs typical don’t show up on a list of holiday desserts. But when they’re as cute as these, they’re irresistible. Made by Art Éclair, these designs are just a few of a treasure trove of magnificently decorated éclairs. See the collection on the Art Éclair website and on Pinterest. Regrettably for éclair lovers, this bakery…
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