FOOD FUN: Celebrate National Irish Coffee Day With Slane Whiskey & Dough Doughnuts

As a food writer, we get invited to special tastings: sometimes new products, sometimes new ways to use existing products, and sometimes, two brands get together to create something special and fun. Such was the case this week with Slane Irish Whiskey and Dough Doughnuts. The two brands got together to celebrate the upcoming National…
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FOOD FUN: Pretzel Doughnuts

For National Pretzel Day, have some pretzels on your doughnut. Here’s the recipe from ACosyKitchen.com.   Use pretzels in a different way on April 26th, National Pretzel Day. Consider everything from mini pretzels and pretzel sticks to big, soft pretzels as: As a garnish for scrambled eggs, oatmeal, soup, yogurt (minis or crushed) Instead of…
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RECIPE: Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

With their seasonal orange color, moist texture and delightful pumpkin flavor, these baked doughnuts are better-for-you, with less sugar and no hot-oil frying. Make them for breakfast, snacking or dessert, with a scoop of ice cream. They also freeze nicely. The batter also keeps well in the fridge, in case you want to make a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Beignets For Mardi Gras

Celebrating the Carnival season, Mardi Gras (“Fat Tuesday”) has been a state holiday in Louisiana since the 19th century. So evoke Mardi Gras and New Orleans with a batch of homemade beignets. WHAT’S MARDI GRAS? The Carnival season begins on or after the Epiphany or Kings Day (January 6th) and culminates on the day before…
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PRODUCT: Sushi Donuts, Cricket Donuts

Sushi donuts? Sounds delish. Photo courtesy Psycho Donuts.   Psycho Donuts, in San Jose, California, is, well, a bit psycho. It’s not the sushi-shaped donuts, a bento box with Pocky chopsticks called Psycho Psushi. We love the idea. But the cricket donuts (yep, with whole dried crickets) are a bit psycho for us. We come…
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