FOOD FUN: Patriotic Cookie Pizza For July 4th

Show your colors this 4th of July with this or snack fun and festive dessert from Pillsbury. Raspberries, blueberries and creamy filling top an easy cookie crust. Prep time is 20 minutes, total time is 1 hour 35 minutes. RECIPE: JULY 4th COOKIE PIZZA Ingredients For 24 Servings 1 roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough 1…
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JULY 4TH: Red, White & Blue Angel Food Cupcakes

These angel food cupcakes are red, white and blue (with an optional touch of green). Photo courtesy Completely Delicious.   Here’s a July 4th recipe based on that summer favorite, angel food cake: light and airy and just waiting to be topped with whipped cream and fresh berries. This recipe, from Annalise of CompletelyDelicious.com via…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Condiments As Host Gifts

Sir Kensington’s spicy trio: ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise. Photo courtesy Sir Kensington’s.   Invited to a July 4th celebration? Instead of bringing wine or beer, how about treating your host to gourmet condiments? With all due respect to Heinz, French’s and Hellman’s, there are finer flavors to be had. Head to your nearest specialty food…
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PRODUCT: LidLover

LidLover was created by a woman who wanted a lid that could fit with a tight seal around her kitchenware: bakeware, containers, cookware and dishes. While LidLovers can (and should) be used year-round, now that it’s summer we especially like them to keep the bugs out of patio and picnic food. The lids are easily…
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JULY 4th: Ice Cream Cones

Impress your friends and family with these Independence Day ice cream cones. Photo courtesy Amy Miller Designs.   Who wouldn’t want to be Amy Miller’s friend? The designer, crafter and baker created the best-looking July 4th ice cream cones. Head to AmyMillerDesigns.com for the step-by-step showing how she did it. In brief, you need ice…
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