FOOD FUN: Oreo Cookie Recipe For National Oreo Day

Love peanut butter? Love Oreos? Combine them to create your own peanut butter Oreos (photo #1). The idea is from Peanut Butter & Co., one of our favorite brands of peanut butter. They have Smooth and Crunchy PBs in three versions: regular, No Sugar Added and Old Fashioned. And the flavors! Dark Chocolatey Dreams Cinnamon…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bacon Jam For National Bacon Day

[1] Homemade bacon jam (photo © Grognar | CC BY 2.0 license). [2] Ready-to-eat bacon jam from Vino de Milo. You can buy it online (photo © Vino de Milo). [3] Brussels sprouts with bacon jam: a hors d’oeuvre, appetizer or side (photo © Pampered Chef). [4] Shredded short rib and bacon jam on crostini…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Homemade Strawberry Jam & Blueberry Preserves

For those who like the idea of homemade jam but have never wanted to undertake the labor to make it: This tip’s for you! These fresh quick jam recipes—Strawberry Jam and Blueberry Preserves—came to us from Anson Mills, purveyor of organic heirloom grains: the finest grains, flours, grits, rices beans and peas we’ve ever had…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Lemon Curd Recipe & History

[1] Serve croissants or any bread products with lemon curd—including a raisin bagel (all photos © Bonne Maman). [2] A yogurt parfait with layers of lemon curd. [3] Mini cheesecakes topped with lemon curd. [4] Cake-in-a-jar: Layer strawberry preserves, cake, lemon curd, cake, and lemon curd. [5] Lemon curd is a great cake filling.

FOOD FUN: Is It “Gif” Or “Jif”?

“If you’ve ever called a .GIF a Jif, we forgive you.” So say Jif® peanut butter and from GIPHY, the world’s first and largest GIF search engine. The two brands have teamed up to settle the ongoing debate over how to pronounce GIF, the acronym for Graphic Image File. JIF, i.e. GIF pronounced with a…
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