PRODUCT: Easier Homemade Pretzels

Here’s help if you want to make homemade pretzels (see the recipe below): the Silpat baking sheet for that Perfect Pretzel Baking Sheet. Just lay the dough over the outlines for uniform-shaped pretzels every time. The sheet is 16.5 inches x 11.6 inches. While the first group of pretzels is cooling down, put the next…
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RECIPE: Homemade Soft Pretzels

Bake a batch for National Pretzel Day. Photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma.   April 26th is National Pretzel Day. Bake a batch of delicious soft pretzels and serve with grainy mustard and beer. This recipe is courtesy Williams-Sonoma. See more photos of the process. Find more delicious recipes at WilliamsSonoma.com.   RECIPE: SOFT PRETZELS Ingredients For 12…
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CINCO DE MAYO: Chocolate Churros Recipe

Add cocoa powder to make chocolate churros. Photo courtesy MommieCooks.com.   A churro is a fried-dough pastry snack, typically made from choux pastry (pâte à choux). While churros are most often found on the dessert menus at Mexican restaurants, served with chocolate dipping sauce, their origin may be far away from Mexico. One theory says…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Use Miso Paste

White miso paste, also called mild or sweet miso. Photo courtesy CrumbsAndTales.com. Try their recipe for carrot, miso and ginger salad dressing.   Almost everyone who has been to a Japanese restaurant has had miso soup. But today’s tip includes other things to do with miso (MEE-zoe). Thanks to the popularity of miso, you can…
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