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Sweet Sunday: How to Make Homemade Graham Crackers

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Homemade Graham CrackersHere's a recipe for making graham crackers at home that represents a middle ground between Sylvester Graham's original austere crackers and today's light and sweet varieties -- substantial and hearty, but still a perfect lightly sweet base for s'mores, or a nice cookie to crumble into a pie crust. Read more »

Savory Saturday: 13 Pistachio Recipes with Pizzazz

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Pistachio RecipesIf you love pistachios, you’re in good company. Apparently, the Queen of Sheba loved pistachios so much that she demanded that the entire region’s pistachio harvest be set aside for her. Talk about a nutty sense of entitlement! However, these days one need not be royalty to eat like the Queen. Here’s a collection of 13 delicious pistachio recipes, including tasty vittles for morning, afternoon, night, and including snacks and desserts! Read more »

Gimme S’more: Creative S’mores Recipes

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Creative S'mores RecipesDid you know that August 10th is National S'mores Day? It's true. America's deep love of the campfire treat is official and on the record. In celebration of s'mores' special day, here are several ideas for how to toast (get it?) the treat by enjoying it in some creative and unexpected ways. Read more »

Food Lover Friday: Creative Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Creative Chocolate Chip CookieChocolate chip cookies are a thing of beauty. Crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and dotted with decadent chocolate morsels. But as wonderful as they are from the get-go, they also provide a fantastic opportunity to get creative in the kitchen. Here’s a collection of inspiring ideas for creative chocolate chip cookies, including ideas for doctoring the dough to create a new cookie concoction or using finished cookies in an unexpected way. Read more »

Sweet Sunday: How to Make Overnight French Toast

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Overnight French ToastFrench toast is the perfect breakfast for a lazy weekend morning. But with all of your attention dedicated to lazing about and reading the paper, the mere thought of breaking out pans and mixing up a soaking mixture might seem exhausting. The solution? Whip up a batch of overnight French toast. It’s easy to assemble the night before, so that while you’re sleeping, all of the flavors meld in a most beautiful way. In the morning, all you have to do is preheat the oven and bake; in a short time, you’ll have a delicious one-dish feast. Here’s a simple tutorial on how to make overnight French toast. Read more »

Food Lover Friday: Summer-y Non-Alcoholic Drinks

By Ashley Rodriguez
Summer DrinksIt’s hot and sometimes a glass of water just doesn’t cut the heat in the way that I’d like. But these drinks can’t always be cocktails. Sometimes I just need the refreshing chill of an ice tea or sparkling fruit juice. Enjoy this list of ideas I’ve broken down into a few categories: Agua Frescas, Iced Teas/Coffees, and adding interest to your water! Read more »

Cuteness Overload: 12 Pet-Inspired Projects That Will Make You Smile

By Craftsy
Pet ProjectsYour pets deserve the best! So why not create a handmade gift especially for them or a project inspired by the joy they bring you every day? Discover 12 cute ideas for crafts you can create based on your love for your pet. Then, show off your handmade pet projects by joining the #PetProjects Contest! Learn how here. Read more »