FOOD FUN: Diet Super Bowl ‘Submarine’ Sandwiches

[1] A conventional submarine. Save carbs with the cucumber versions below (photo courtesy Wikimedia).   How cute are these bites, from Pierce Abernathy of Tasty.co? A better-for-you snack for the Super Bowl or other nibbling occasions, the concept puts submarine and other sandwich fillings between cucumber halves instead of bread. Vegetarian sandwich, with mozzarella, with…
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RECIPE: Bacon Candy Bites

Sweet and spicy, with brown sugar and sriracha sauce, this bacon snack recipe comes to us from actress Valerie Bertinelli, who recently published Valerie’s Home Cooking (photo #2). She calls the recipe Brown Sugar Sriracha Bacon Bites Candy. Taste-wise, it’s an irresistible collaboration of sweet, spicy, and savory. “It’s one of my favorite appetizers to…
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RECIPE: Sparkling Rose Cocktail For Valentine’s Day

A sparkling red cocktail for Valentine’s Day (photo courtesy Suerte Tequila).   That’s rose, not rosé, referring to the color of this drink recipe from Suerte Tequila. Even if you have no plans for Valentine’s Day, whip up one of these and you’ll have a special occasion. It’s a tequila-and-prosecco cocktail with pomegranate juice and…
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RECIPES: Mocha Hot Chocolate & Coconut Hot Chocolate For National Hot Chocolate Day

January 31st is National Hot Chocolate Day. We have two recipes for you, plus: 30 more ways to vary a cup of chocolate. There’s a recipe for every day of the month! The difference between hot chocolate and cocoa.     RECIPE #1: MOCHA HOT CHOCOLATE This recipe is a hit with lovers of coffee…
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