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Hump Day Snack: Fictitious Dishes

  Culinary moments in literature can be as unforgettable as the stories themselves. From the mad tea party in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, to the lavish buffet-dinner spread in The Great Gatsby, rich food descriptions draw the reader in, conveying the personalities of characters and helping bring the scene to life.  Channel your inner bookworm [...]

Hump Day Snack: Lemon-Lavender Champage Cake

Had enough of marshmallow cream eggs, chocolate bunnies and jelly beans? Impress your guests and satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth this Easter Sunday with this stunning Lemon Lavender Champagne Cake.  To save time, use boxed lemon cake mix for the base, then whip up a pretty, pastel buttercream frosting using lemon juice, lavender extract and purple [...]

Hump Day Snack: Game of Thrones Dragon Egg Cookies

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or on the wrong side of the wall,) you probably know that HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones premiered its fourth season on Sunday, snagging a jaw-dropping 6.6 million viewers (and the network’s most-watched episode accolade from the 2007 Sopranos finale). Celebrate the new season of Game of [...]

Hump Day Snack: Peanut Butter and Jelly Lava Cakes

It’s peanut butter jelly time! That’s right: April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, which means there’s no better time to celebrate the irresistible childhood combination of smooth and nutty paired with sweet and fruity, all pressed together between two slices of bread. Believed to have hit popularity just after World War II, [...]

Hump Day Snack: Basketball Calzones

The many many busted brackets of the first week of March Madness means that nobody’s taking home Warren Buffet’s $1 billion prize. Still, we think this recipe for mini basketball calzones will score big in game-day snacking. Using store-bought pizza dough, these calzones are baked inside of a cake-pop pan and brushed with a mixture [...]

Hump Day Snack: Melting Snowman Cookies

We thought the day would never come, but spring will be here. Tomorrow. Finally. Help clear away the last of the ice piles, and welcome the crocuses and daffodils with these Melting Snowman Cookies. With a marshmallow head, an orange candy nose and chocolate chips for eyes, these cookies are the ideal way to bid [...]

Hump Day Snack: Girl Scout Macarons

Got Girl Scout cookies on your mind? Preorder sales might have started in January, but today marks the 102nd year since Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low officially registered the first 18 girl members in Savannah, Ga. If you haven’t been able to get your hands on a box, don’t fret! In a nod to [...]

Hump Day Snack: Sunny Daylight Saving Cake

Don’t let the remnants of snow and the freezing temperatures fool you – on Sunday at 2am, the clocks will move ahead one hour to begin daylight saving time and the long-awaited countdown to spring. In the spirit of brighter mornings and longer days, we think this DIY Lemon Citrus Cake is the perfect way [...]

Hump Day Snack: Mardi Gras Monkey Bread Muffins

Let’s face it: We’re a long way from the good intentions of New Year’s resolutions. In fact, we’re now less than a week away from celebrating Mardi Gras with beads, booze, beignets and the grand traditions of Bourbon Street. The locals often celebrate with a classic cinnamon-laced king cake topped with sugary glaze and purple, [...]

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