April 01, 2021

Earth Day Seed Pods

Celebrate Earth Day by creating these seed pods crafted to look like planet Earth. Made from compostable paper mixed with wildflower seeds, these Earth Day Seed Pods are fun to make and share with friends....more»
March 01, 2021

Lucky Shamrock Cookies

You don't have to search for the pot of gold under the rainbow for this winning recipe. If you're in a crunch for St. Patrick's Day and need something glowing with green, here is a dessert that is sure to have everyone coming back for seconds (and more). These Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies are as green as four-leaf clovers and have delicious chocolate chips mixed throughout for some extra sweet flavor. Served beside a big glass of milk, they are perfect treats for any St. Patrick's Day party or virtual gathering. With so much mixing and scooping to be done, this is a great recipe for kids to get involved in the kitchen, too. One of the best parts is the eye-catching color. Watch children's smiling little faces as the batter turns from light brown to dark green for a priceless reaction. After being perfectly baked, these cookies are bright, fun and will be the hit of any celebration. Soft in the middle, a little crisp on the edges and as green as can be. You can't ask for much more on St. Patrick's Day. Find more recipes, celebration ideas and dessert favorites for every occasion at Culinary.net. Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, softened 1 cups sugar 2 eggs 30 drops green food coloring 1 teaspoon peppermint extract 1 package (12 ounces) chocolate chips Directions: 1. Heat oven to 375 F. 2. In large bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt until blended. Set aside. 3. In medium bowl, beat butter and sugar until combined. Add eggs, food coloring and peppermint extract; beat until combined. 4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients; beat until combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough onto baking sheet. 5. Bake 11-14 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. 6. Cool on wire racks. (Courtesy Culinary.net) ...more»
January 01, 2021

Soul Warming Soup

Every home chef should have a rich and filling soup recipe in his or her repertoire. These hearty meals are perfect for cold days, and there's no reason those with food sensitivities should have to miss out on comfort food....more»
December 01, 2020

Festive and Flavorful Holiday Snacks

Although beloved in pie, pecans are a versatile nut that can be used beyond the pie shell - add them to a snack mix, incorporate them into granola or munch on them straight from the bag....more»
November 01, 2020

California Ripe Olive Spicy Bean Layer Dip

Recipe courtesy Sue Silveira
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October 01, 2020

Creepy Eyeball Cheese Balls

Need a fun and creepy Halloween snack?  Try these Creepy Eyeball Cheese Balls from ...more»

September 01, 2020
July 01, 2020

Satisfy that Evening Sweet Tooth (and enjoy in-season fruits!) with Zero-Guilt Summer Sweets

While eating healthy and enjoying sweets seldom go hand-in-hand, choosing the right combination of nutritious ingredients can allow for guilt-free indulgences that shirks conventional dieting wisdom....more»

July 01, 2020

A Delightful Family Dessert: Cheesecake Cupcakes with Oat and Walnut Crust

(Family Features) Make family meals part of your home by digging into kid-friendly desserts like these Cheesecake Cupcakes with Oat and Walnut Crust, and join the Family Meals Movement, which encourages Americans to pledge to share one more family breakfast, lunch or dinner at home per week....more»

July 01, 2020

Ways to Make Hearty Meals at Home with Pantry Staples

(Family Features) Stocking up on pantry essentials is a productive practice, especially as people across the country spend more time at home....more»

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