RECIPE: Pumpkin Spice Fudge

Here’s something special to make for work colleagues, friends, family and Thanksgiving hosts: Pumpkin Spice Fudge. It’s an easy recipe from Nestlé. In fact, you can let kids old enough to work with hot liquids make it as their contribution. Prep time is 10 minutes, cooking time is 20 minutes. RECIPE: PUMPKIN SPICE FUDGE Ingredients…
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FOOD FUN: Strawberry Ghosts, A Better Halloween Snack

Better for you Halloween treats. Photo courtesy Driscoll’s.   BOO! These white chocolate covered strawberry ghosts are a fun treat, and a better-for-you alternative to traditional candy. The prep time is 30 minutes, but half of that is making the broomsticks. If you don’t have the time or the interest in the crafts portion, just…
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JULY 4TH: Red, White & Blue Ice Pops

We received this perfect July 4th ice pop recipe from Zulka, producers of sugars that are minimally processed and come straight from freshly-harvested sugar cane. There‘s more about the company below. The vivid colors come from berries, strawberries and coconut milk. The berry purées can be made using either fresh or frozen berries. Simply de-stem,…
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JULY 4TH RECIPE: Oreo Cookie Balls

July 4th Oreo Cookie Balls. Photo courtesy Kraft.   This no-bake recipe for Oreo Cookie Balls is fun to bring to a July 4th event. It’s easy enough so that you can delgate it to younger members of the household, who may just discover a love of making their own desserts. Just by changing the…
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RECIPE: Crudité Flag, A July 4th Snack

We launch this year’s series of red, white and blue July 4th foods with a crudité flag. The red and white flag stripes are cauliflower florets, red cherry tomatoes and red bell pepper strips. (Remove the stems from the tomatoes—the green color doesn’t belong on the flag.) The blue field with white stars is represented…
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