FOOD FUN: Homemade Holiday Lollipops

Easy homemade lollipops are fun edible gift for kids and adults alike. There are just three ingredients! Thee crystal-clear base enables you to show off whatever colors and shapes you like. And it’s not just for the Christmas-Chanukah-Kwanzaa holidays: You can make them to celebrate any occasion of the year, just by changing the inclusions.…
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RECIPE: Truffled Matzoh Ball Soup

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/truffled-shiitake-matzo-ball-soup-recipe-1909309
http://www.seattlemag.com/article/tanakasan-chef-cooks-bonito-flakes

http://theblissfulchef.com/2010/11/meatless-monday-shiitake-dashi/

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/chicken-soup-with-wild-mushrooms-and-herbed-matzo-balls-1602

http://articles.philly.com/2014-04-11/food/49035205_1_matzo-balls-broth-soup

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Chocolate-Covered Potato Chips & Pretzels

[1] Chocolate-covered potato chips with a sprinkle of red chile flakes (photo courtesy My Food Story). [2] Chocolate-covered pretzel rods with holiday sprinkles. Here’s the recipe from Taste Of Home).   If you like to give homemade gifts or party favors, how about chocolate-covered potato chips or pretzels? While you can find them at retailers,…
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RECIPE: Matzoh Ball Salad

When we first saw this photo (#1) on Angelica Kitchen’s Facebook page, we thought it was a matzoh balls salad. We soon discovered that the matzoh ball look-alikes are actually masa corn dumplings (chochoyotes). In case you’ve never thought about it [and who has?], matzoh balls are a different style of dumplings than pierogi and…
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