Think fun sammies, not high tea!
From the April issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine
Cocktail: Green Tea Champagne
Did you know today is National Chili Day? If you’re not on total soup overload, let us give you some great dinner ideas for tonight. These aren’t your average chili recipes, either: They’re smoky, spicy, hearty and tangy in all the right places. So go ahead, celebrate this food holiday that’s perfectly placed during the coldest time of the year.
If you’re struggling to keep warm while not overturning your entire kitchen, we feel you. Many a night do we run inside from the cold and scramble to get a warm, hearty meal on the table. Luckily, that task has been made easier by way of four delicious soups that only require 6 ingredients. Yep, you’re not hallucinating: S-I-X.
Happy National Tortilla Chip Day! Although we love a good homemade chip, no tortilla is complete without a delicious bowl of dip to sink it into. While you could just open a jar of salsa or mash up an avocado, why not do this day justice with a cheesy, gooey homemade dip? These four dips will become your tortilla chip’s new BFF.
No passport necessary! Go around the world this week with five delicious meals from Korea, Spain and more. These dinners are super quick and comforting, plus, they taste way better than airplane food!
Monday, February 23
With the 87th Oscars coming up this Sunday, you should start thinking about what to serve for your party. The best way to entertain for any TV-watching party is with small bites, so your guests can keep their eyes on the screen and not on their fork and knife. So let them dip, much and snack their way through, from the red carpet pre-show to the closing credits. With food this good, they won’t even wish they were there!
Happy Presidents’ Day! Whether you’re enjoying a long weekend or not, there’s always time to honor our past Commanders in Chief, and what easier a way than by cooking up some of their favorite meals? From sea to shining sea, check out some of our previous presidents’ favorite foods.
Given his New England background, John F. Kennedy loved a bowl of Clam Chowder
February is National Hot Breakfast Month, so how are we celebrating? By eating breakfast for dinner, of course! There’s no better feeling than coming in from the cold after a long day and sitting down to a warm, hearty and comforting meal that reminds us of the weekend. So enjoy these breakfast classic this week for dinner. By the time the weekend comes, you’ll feel like you’ve been relaxing all week!
Monday, February 16
Image via Starbucks
According to Match, more than 3 million of its members list “coffee and conversation” as a top interest. With that in mind, Match has introduced a new “Meet at Starbucks” feature, which will allow members to send an invite to another member to set up that first coffee date. The best part– the app will find a convenient location using the Starbucks store locator.
But wait– there’s more! Today, participating Starbucks locations will feature a special pairings menu from 2pm- close, including a selection of coffee and treat pairings available at $5. It’s the world’s largest Starbucks date!
If you’re not spending the weekend snuggling up to your sweetie, have no fear: have a party! Whether you’re aiming for ladies’ night in or a single and mingle night, there’s no better time than Valentine’s Day to gather with friends and eat like you mean it. These dishes are fun, festive and easy to share at a party. Plus, the Tex-Mex theme reminds us of warmer days amid this arctic winter.
Pass Chilled Avocado Soup Shots to initiate the party mood