Food

How to Celebrate World Whiskey Day

It turns out that whiskey is such a beloved spirit, it doesn’t just get a national holiday—it gets a global one! Today we’ll celebrate World Whiskey Day by imbibing one of the most versatile and delicious liquors out there. And, since it wouldn’t be a true holiday without a sweet ending, we’ll put a splash of whiskey in our dessert, too. Cheers to that!

Cherry Whiskey Sour

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5 DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches

Let the ice cream truck drive on by! Make your own treats with the summer’s best new cookies and ice creams.

 

1. Coffee Break

Drizzle on the caramel sauce that comes with Pillsbury Melts Caramel-Filled Brownie Cookies ($3.69) after you bake them, then sandwich them with rich Talenti Coffee Toffee Gelato ($5.99).

 

2. Cookie Monster

What’s better than spice-cookie-flavored Ben & Jerry’s Spectacular Speculoos Cookie Core ice cream ($4.89)? A scoop of it smooshed between two chocolate chip Just Cookie Dough cookies ($5.49).

 

3. Berry Light

Gluten-free, dairy-free, low-cal and seriously delicious: slightly salty Lundberg Organic Thin Stackers ($3.49.) rice cakes with sweet So Delicious Coconut Milk Frozen Dessert Oregon Mixed Berry ($6).

 

4. Freshly Minted

Imagine a frozen grasshopper pie: Thats what Dannon Oikos Mint Chocolate Chip Greek Frozen Yogurt ($3.99) between Pepperidge Farm Mint Chocolate Brownie Cookies tastes like!

 

5. Oat-Standing

Give chewy, Grandma-style Krusteaz Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookie Mix ($2.25) cookies a tropical twist with a scoop of refreshing Haagen-Dazs Banana Rum Jam ($5.29).

Top Chefs Share Their Favorite Mother’s Day Advice and Recipes

No offense, cooking school, but the best kitchen wisdom comes from Mom. This Mother’s Day, top chefs share their favorite advice and recipes from that one special lady.

 

Anne Burrell

Anne Burrell and her mom, Marlene, at home in upstate New York in 1999.

 

Our Favorite Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

It wouldn’t be a proper Mother’s Day without a delicious brunch spread that aims to please all of the mothers in your life. Whether she likes sweet treats or savory goodies, these brunch recipes can be made just as quickly as they’ll be scarfed down! Choose your favorite recipe to be the main star, or mix and match dishes as you please. Just make sure mom doesn’t lift a finger.

 

Whole Grain Pancakes

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4 Cool Ways to Use Leftover Beans

Left with a pantry full of canned black beans after Cinco de Mayo? Dinner–or dessert!–is only a few ingredients away.

 

Black Bean Salad Bites

Toss 1 can (15 oz.) drained, rinsed black beans with sliced scallions, a diced bell pepper, a handful of chopped cilantro, a pinch of cumin, 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice and EVOO. Season. Serve in scoop-shaped tortilla chips topped with sour cream.

 
 

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7 Ways to Celebrate Burger Month

May is National Burger Month, and if there’s someone who knows how to make a great burger, it’s our leading lady Rachael. She creates a brand new unique and delicious burger every single month, and we haven’t met one we didn’t love (and drool over!). So in honor of Rachael of National Burger Month, here are some of our favorite things to happen between two buns.

 

Lamb Burgers with Smoked Pepperoni & Provolone

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The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Menu

T-minus five days until Cinco de Mayo and you know what that means: crunch time. Whether you’re throwing a full-blown fiesta or looking for a simple, celebratory family dinner, our Mexican recipes can’t be beat. Just don’t forget the margaritas–it wouldn’t be a holiday without them!
 

Beef & Mango Tostadas

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6 Springtime Meatless Monday Recipes

Spring is the time for light meals loaded with fresh herbs and veggies. It might seem more challenging to get your protein on Meatless Mondays with meals so light, but have no fear. We’ve picked out some of our favorite meatless recipes that will keep the spring in your step (pun intended)!
 

Spring Minestrone with Whipped Ricotta

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4 Recipes to Celebrate National Pretzel Day

Whether it’s soft or crunchy, covered in salt or cinnamon sugar, we love a good pretzel. We couldn’t have picked a better day to be National Pretzel Day– today! We have all day to spend whipping up some delicious pretzel recipes. Here are some of our top picks for you:

 

Soft Pretzels six different ways!

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Six Ways to Eat Your Greens on Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! We love using this day as an excuse to be kind to the earth: maybe we’ll turn our composted scraps into something delicious; maybe we’ll pack our lunch in a reusable bang instead of a brown paper one; and we’ll definitely be eating as many greens as possible. Looking to incorporate some extra green into your diet today? Look no further.

 

Blend kale with traditional pesto ingredients for Pappardelle with Kale Pesto

 
 

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