FOOD HOLIDAY: A Caramel Popcorn Pie For National Pi Day

Caramel custard popcorn pie with a caramel corn topping. Who can resist? Photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog.   March 14 is National Pi Day: 3.14 (get it?). And this is a very special National Pie Day: It’s 3.14. (actually, 3.14159265359, so next year will be the full-on Pi Day, 3.14.15). The next “double…
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RECIPE: Irish Cream Liqueur Cheesecake

Bit-of-Irish Cheesecake with Irish cream whiskey. Photo courtesy Kraft.   We love cheesecake, we love cream liqueur. So how could we pass up this “Bit Of Irish” cheesecake, with Irish cream whiskey and a pecan crust to boot! It serves 16 in “sensible” slices. RECIPE: Irish Cream Liqueur Cheesecake Ingredients 1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Salad

Jalapeño Popper Salad with popcorn, a whole grain. Photo courtesy Just Salad | NYC.   Popcorn in a salad? Well, popcorn’s a whole grain, just like barley, brown rice, corn and quinoa. So why not? Here’s a fun idea from Laura Pensierio, executive chef at Just Salad in New York City. Called the Jalapeño Popper…
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FOOD FUN: Beer & Beer Nuts PB Sandwich

Beer Nuts and PB Sandwich. Photo by Theresa Raffetto | Peanut Butter & Co. Food styling by Matt Vohr.   For your St. Patrick’s Day consideration, how about a PB and Beer Nuts sandwich with your beer? Beer Nuts is a brand of peanuts with a sweet-and-salty glaze. They don’t contain beer. Rather, they were…
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