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10 Gooey Buns for National Sticky Bun Day

Yes, National Sticky Bun Day is real, and yes, it’s clearly one of the finest gastronomic holidays ever created. Can you think of a better reason to celebrate the very random date of February 21st during the dead of winter? That said, it’s time to break out those oven mitts and pay tribute to the [...]

Hump Day Snack: Chipotle-Chocolate Bark

Need a last minute V-day gift this week or a spicy-sweet pick-me-up that’s just for you and you alone? Chocolate bark is the snazzy yet simple solution on both fronts. It’s easy to make, requires just a handful of ingredients and is endlessly customizable to your taste. Plus, it looks purty when haphazardly broken into [...]

Sifted: Rose-Shaped Sweet Rolls, Four-Cheese Ravioli Hearts + More

5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Some valentines might prefer their roses on the doughy side, so treat them to this buttery bouquet of sweet rolls with a warm caramel nut sauce (from Seasons and Suppers) in place of store-bought blooms. Prove your pasta-making prowess with homemade four-cheese ravioli hearts and a porcini mushroom sauce from Tracey’s [...]

Hump Day Snack: Whisky-Sriracha Candies

Sugary, dental mishap-inducing conversation hearts are indisputable classics, but they’ve been around for over 100 years, and since any candy might be a little stale after being in rotation that long, it’s time to introduce a new option to the Valentine’s Day parade of hearts. Add a little heat to the candy equation this holiday [...]

Sifted: Comfort Food Breakfasts, Chicken-Fried Potatoes + More

5 Hot Links We’re Loving: Another snow day? Perfect excuse to linger in the kitchen a little longer and griddle up a batch of Half Baked Harvest’s rice krispie treat pancakes with browned butter syrup. Sally’s Baking Addiction says that it’s ok to start your day with your favorite sweet duo, ideally in her chocolate peanut [...]

Touchdown Taco Dip and Football Chips

Super Bowl Sunday is so close you can almost taste the requisite pigs in a blanket, so in the spirit of football-related snacks everywhere, we bring you this glorious guacamole gridiron. Multi-layered and spiked with taco seasoning, the speedy dip recipe includes instructions for producing pigskin-shaped chips, made from baked flour tortillas. Keep your party [...]

Hump Day Snack: Snow Ice Cream

As the East Coast gets walloped with yet another polar vortex tantrum this week, it seems as if there’s no better time to make use of the powdery precipitation, before it’s turned into grimy gray slush underfoot. In the spirit of resourcefulness and quick-fix dessert tricks, why not scoop up a few cups of fresh [...]

Hump Day Snack: Soft Pretzel Footballs

Happy mid-January: a time of wavering resolutions and intense longing for endless carbs and sugar-crusted sweets. The good news is the Super Bowl is only 18 days away, which gives you a perfect excuse to indulge in a cheese-and-bread bowl or two in honor of the home team. To help you prep for that glorious [...]

Hump Day Snack: Igloo Cake

Polar vortex in the house! If you’re lucky enough to be huddled inside your well-heated home right now, embrace the general state of frigidness outside by crafting this arctic tundra-inspired dessert. With all the temperature record-breaking going on this week, it’s just another excuse to celebrate with cake, and let’s face it, winter can always [...]

Hump Day Snack: French Toast in a Mug

Today’s the start of a spankin’ new year of snacks, and since you’re probably still recovering from last night’s champagne-fueled shenanigans, you’ll need to ease into the day with a quick-fix breakfast. Craving French toast but don’t have the stamina to break out the griddle and spatula? No sweat, just whip out your finest microwaveable [...]

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