Pumpkin season has finally passed, and now it’s time for ALL PEPPERMINT EVERYTHING. I, for one, have no problem with the peppermint flavor explosion. Peppermint cookies, peppermint lattes, peppermint cakes, peppermint vodka, peppermint popcorn, peppermint mousse — bring it on! Click through for 10 tongue-tingling peppermint recipes to celebrate the season…
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What would the holiday season be without the spicy taste — and amazing scent — of cinnamon? Use it to punch up sweet treats from cookies to pie to french toast to muffins, and so much more. In fact, just put it in everything. I don’t see any potential downside to that. Click through to check out 10 of my favorite cinnamon recipes guaranteed to please hordes of hungry houseguests and solo snackers alike!
Pumpkin may be the fall flavor obsession of choice, but let’s not forget to give apple some love. Whether paired with cinnamon, caramel, or Nutella, and served up for breakfast, dessert, drinks, or dinner (apple bacon pizza, anyone?), there are about a thousand delicious ways to use this season’s second-favorite fruit. I narrowed the plethora of apple recipes down to 10 that instantly caused me to drool. Click on the gallery above to check ‘em out.
I’m absolutely tickled by food that looks like other food. I love burritos. And cake. So this burrito-shaped cake is totally hits my sweet spot (no pun intended). The cake was made by a Reddit user with the appetizing moniker parakeetpoop, for a coworker’s goodbye party. So what’s it made of? The burrito is a chocolate cake coated with fondant. The lettuce and cheese are both made from coconut, the tomatoes are fruit snacks and meat is a crushed chocolate bar. The whole thing looks totally dreamy. [Reddit]
Most of my childhood food memories revolve around my dad’s horrifying culinary inventions (pizza pork chop alfredo omelet, anyone?), which, despite years of therapy, have proven impossible to forget. My mom didn’t cook much, but she did used to make a big batch of Rice Krispie treats a couple times a month, which I remember with sticky-fingered fondness. I’m not sure I’ve ever made Rice Krispie treats as an adult, but hey, there’s no time like the present! Click through to check out 10 mouthwatering variations of this classic childhood treat, including some very grown-up flavors like dulce de leche and dark chocolate Guinness (!) …
It’s National Donut Day, and you know what that means? Free donuts for everyone! If you play your cards right, you can actually eat nothing but donuts today and not spend a dime. I mean, you’ll probably feel really sick by the end of the day, but still! Worth it! Here’s where to go to score some free sweets… Keep reading »
I did not enjoy the recent article in the Wall Street Journal saying that consumers have “gourmet-cupcake burnout” and that’s why cupcake stock and sales are down. “Demand is flat. And quite frankly, people can bake cupcakes,” said some stupid food industry big wig.
First of all, I have never baked a cupcake (or anything) in my life, nor do I plan to. I do, however, enjoy having stuff baked for me. I will pay to have stuff baked for me. That’s why I go to a cupcake shop. So someone who owns an egg beater can make me a personal cake. It’s the same reason I pay for someone to make my morning latte. Because I don’t own a top-of-the-line espresso machine. Keep reading »
‘Tis the season for Easter candy, including the MVP of seasonal sweets, Cadbury Creme Eggs. As good as these ooey gooey treats are on their own, I went searching for recipes that transformed the humble Cadbury Creme Egg into something more, and oh boy did I find some creative incarnations: Cadbury Creme Egg Brulee, anyone? Click on the gallery for 7 recipes to make your Easter dessert spread one to remember!