VALENTINE RECIPE: Sweetie Pie Cherry Pie Pops

Our favorite baker, blogger Lauryn Cohen (a.k.a. Bella Baker), suggests pie pops for Valentine’s Day. RECIPE: SWEETIE PIE POPS Ingredients For Flaky Pie Crust 2-1/2 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons sugar 1-1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) unsalted butter, cold (or frozen) and cut into 48 small pieces 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 6-7…
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VALENTINE COCKTAILS: Strawberry Margarita & Vodka Shooter

Margaritas are America’s favorite cocktail. Tailor them for Valentine’s Day with a homemade Frozen Strawberry Margarita. RECIPE: STRAWBERRY MARGARITA Ingredients For 4 Drinks 6 ounces tequila 2 ounces triple sec 8 ounces frozen sliced strawberries in syrup 4 ounces frozen limeade concentrate Ice cubes Coarse salt for rim Garnish: 4 fresh strawberries   Preparation 1.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Truffle Salt

The more flecks of truffle, the tastier the salt. Black truffle salt from Fusion.   The winter truffle season is nearing its end. But if you didn’t get enough (or couldn’t afford any), there’s a way to enjoy truffle flavor all year round: truffle salt. BLACK & WHITE TRUFFLE SALT To make truffle salt, small…
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