FOOD HOLIDAY: Popcorn Trivia For National Popcorn Poppin’ Month

Sophisticated: lemon-dill popcorn. Here’s the recipe. Photo courtesy The Popcorn Board.   For more than 30 years, October has been celebrated as National Popcorn Poppin’ Month. It became “official” in 1999, when then-Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman proclaimed October as National Popcorn Poppin’ Month (see all of the October food holidays). The popcorn industry chose…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use Grandma’s Tea Cups

Buy some cookies, get out the tea cups. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   If you’ve inherited a set of delicate tea cups or demitasse cups, don’t leave them in the back of the closet. They’re meant to be used and admired. The cups are long out of fashion, but you can bring…
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HALLOWEEN: Bat Cookies

You need a bat cookie cutter to make these cute cookies, but they’re worth it. If you can’t find one locally, buy a bat cookie cutter online and make bat cookies an annual tradition. The recipe is courtesy California Raisins, whose delicious raisins are used in the cookies. There are many more recipes on the…
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RECIPE: Black & White Pizza

October is National Pizza Month (although in our book, every month is Pizza Month). The folks at the California Olive Committee have taken a cue from the recently New York Fashion Week, where the trends included black and white. Hence, this recipe, for a black and white pizza. Not just another white pizza, this recipe…
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