Monthly Archive: February 2016

Cake Pops for Valentine’s Day – my 3 best recipes

Grandson Jack decorating cake pops

  Grandson Jack and his favorite Dinosaur decorating cake pops The cool thing is that these pops can be sophisticated and gourmet, or simple and kid-friendly. You choose!  And remember, Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers. It’s for anyone who is special to you, or for someone who might need a “pick me up” in the …

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Last minute must have spicy pretzel snack Super Bowl

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OK I just made this for tonight’s SuperBowl Party. These spicy pretzel sticks are so addictive that you’ll find yourself walking past them every once in a while not only to stir but to munch on. Here’s the easy recipe: 1 bag pretzel sticks 2/3 cup buttery popcorn oil – I used Orville Redenbacher 1 …

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Apple dumpling redux

I decided to try to lower the sugar more on the apple dumpling recipe I shared recently. So here’s what I did:  As I mentioned, I lowered the sugar for the full recipe (16 dumplings) to 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup Splenda. Now I’m sure it will work with just the Splenda. I also …

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Pretzels, Beer ancient Lenten “food” and a yummy beer cheese dip

Soft Pretzels for Dipping

  Lent begins Wednesday, February 10 this year. It’s a meaningful time to reflect on the symbolism of foods eaten during Lent, like hot cross buns, pretzels and beer (yes, beer!). Today I’m sharing some interesting information about pretzels and beer. Later on in the Lenten season, we’ll chat about hot cross buns. PRETZELS: The …

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Apple Dumplings for Snow White

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Rita Heikenfeld stops by and makes Apple Dumplings to coincide with the Blu-Ray release of Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Check out the video: via Apples Dumplings for Snow White. OK so Frank Marzullo and I made these Apple Dumplings which, after tasting, the on air staff raved & raved. These are special in …

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Truffles x 2 for Valentine’s Day

What says “I love you” better than chocolate for Valentine’s Day?  Here are 2 of my favorite truffle recipes, one for adults to make and one for the little ones to make.  Have I covered all the bases?! Elegant chocolate truffles 3 tablespoons light corn syrup 3/4 cup whipping cream, unwhipped 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped …

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