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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RECIPE: Boozy, Spicy Hot Chocolate For National Hot Chocolate Day

There are easy ways to celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day, January 31st (although, hopefully your celebration extends beyond a packet of instant mix). And then there are the recipes that transform a cup of hot chocolate into something very different and special. This recipe adds a touch of the exotic, with tamarind puree.    …
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FOOD FUN: Crushed Peppermint Hot Chocolate

If you have leftover candy canes or other red-and-white peppermints, here’s a good use for a cold day: Crush them and use them as a hot chocolate garnish. First top the hot chocolate with: Marshmallows Marshmallows Cream (e.g. Fluff) Whipped Cream   You can even add a small scoop of ice cream; just make the…
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