TIP OF THE DAY: Mexican Elote & Variations For A DIY Party Bar

[1] Classic elote: mayo, crumbled cheese, chile powder and lime (photo © Good Eggs). [2] As an alternative to ancho chile powder, Tajín (tah-HEEN) seasoning is a blend of chile powder, lime and salt. You can use it on anything, including buttered toast, fruit salad and ice pops (photo © Tajín). [3] Crumbled cotija cheese…
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PARTY: Hot Fudge Sundae Bar

July 25th is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day (November 11th is National Sundae Day). How to celebrate? With a DIY hot fudge sundae bar! Every ice cream flavor works well with fudge sauce, so you can stick with vanilla or offer as many flavors as you like. You don’t need sundae dishes, although anything glass…
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A DIY Make-Your-Own Crêpes Party For Lunch, Dinner & Dessert

Today’s tip was inspired by this yummy photo from Wife Mama Foodie (photo #1). We thought: What a great idea for party food for a group of foodies: roll your own crepes. They can be savory crêpes for a main meal, along with a big green salad; or sweet crêpes for dessert. Just supply enough…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pimm’s Cup, The Classic British Summer Drink

[1] A bottle of Pimm’s No. 1 Cup and an approximation of the original drink, with a Mason jar standing in for the tankard. Here are recipe variations from Brit.co. [2] A modern interpretation, with so much fruit that it rivals sangria. Here are more variations from Chilled Magazine. [3] Here’s the recipe from Joy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bruschetta From The Grill

Firing up the grill this weekend? Make bruschetta (pronounced broo-SKEH-tuh). We love a DIY bruschetta bar. Just rub the bread with garlic, brush it with extra virgin olive oil, grill, and place the slices on a platter along with all the fixings. Even easier, brush the bread with garlic olive oil! You can buy it,…
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