FOOD FUN: Brownie Eyeballs For Halloween

In prior Halloweens we’ve suggested Eyeball Jell-O, Eyeball Ice Cream, radish eyeballs for crudites and garnish, deviled egg eyeballs. If your specialty produce purveyor has imported them from Australia, where they’re now in season, fresh lychees (photo #2) make the best eyeball food: nothing to do but peel and eat them. RECIPE: BROWNIE EYEBALLS You…
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EASTER: Peeps Cupcakes With Hidden Surprise

Who doesn’t love a surprise? Certainly, this Easter cupcake counts as one: In addition to an alluring Peeps chick on top, these cupcakes from Betty Crocker have a surprise in the middle—other Easter candies.   RECIPE: PEEPS CUPCAKES WITH HIDDEN SURPRISE Ingredients For 24 Cupcakes 1 box Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow cake mix (or your…
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RECIPE: Gingersnap Biscotti

A gift of homemade biscotti for your Thanksgiving host is especially thoughtful. Biscotti last for several weeks in an airtight tin, so the host family has a treat to look forward to after all the leftovers have been consumed. Annalise of Completely Delicious created these White Chocolate Gingersnap Biscotti after her grandmother’s gingersnap recipe. “These…
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TIP OF THE DAY: “Kaleidoscope” Summer Fruit Salad

Our mom, who could supreme a citrus fruit fast enough to qualify for the Cooking Olympics, made a huge bowl of fresh fruit salad for us to snack on over summer weekends. It was a healthier alternative, but still had eye- and palate appeal for kids. Winter fruit salad colors were a mix of pink…
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FOOD FUN: Patriotic Cookie Pizza For July 4th

Show your colors this 4th of July with this or snack fun and festive dessert from Pillsbury. Raspberries, blueberries and creamy filling top an easy cookie crust. Prep time is 20 minutes, total time is 1 hour 35 minutes. RECIPE: JULY 4th COOKIE PIZZA Ingredients For 24 Servings 1 roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough 1…
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