RECIPE: Margarita Cupcakes For National Margarita Day

[1] Margarita cupcakes (photo and recipe © Santo Spirits). [2] Yes, you can drink a Margarita with the cupcakes (photo © Casa Noble Tequila). [3] Santo Fino Blanco Tequila (photo © Luekens Liquors).   National Margarita Day is February 22nd*. If you need a recipe, here are 27 Margarita recipes, from classic to nouvelle. Let’s…
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RECIPE: Café Au Lait For National Café Au Lait Day

[1] Cafe au lait (photo © Krups). [2] In France, cafe au lait is also served in bowls. This is an older tradition, from days long ago, before potters knew how to add handles to vessels. These bowls are available from La Poterie du Chalet | Etsy (photo © La Poterie du Chalet. [3] Caffe latte,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Eat The Food Of The Presidents

[1] Great fusion food: a chicken parm bake with gnocchi. The recipe is below (photo © DeLallo). [2] If you want to make gnocchi from scratch, DeLallo sells this kit. [3] Calabrian chiles (photo © Toldio74 | Dreamstime). [4] Fresh basil is the best garnish for any pasta dish (photo © Good Eggs). [5] For…
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RECIPE: Detroit-Style Pizza For National Pizza Day

February 9th is National Pizza Day. We’re making a new-to-us type of pizza: Detroit-style pizza. The style is known for its square shape and thick, crispy-edge crust. It’s very different from the pie-like style of deep-dish Chicago pizza. Detroit-style pizza is a descendant of Sicilian-style pizza. It emerged in 1946 when Gus Guerra wanted something…
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RECIPES: Sweet Potato Tater Tots For National Tater Tot Day

[1] Sweet potato tots with spinach. The recipe is below (photo © Bucket List Tummy | North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission. [2] Tasty and nutritious: sweet potatoes from North Carolina (photo © North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission. [3] The featured recipe adds spinach to the potato tots (photo © Stephen Ausmus | U.S. Agricultural Research…
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