Tag sweet

Salty and Sweet: Dipped Clementines

Cooks have always known this simple rule: salt brings out the flavor in things. I’m not talking about over salted snacks that make your mouth run dry and send you searching for water like a man lost in the desert. No, I’m talking about the subtle kiss of salt in dishes, especially sweet dishes, that makes you close your eyes and pause a bit to revel in the bliss of

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FroséPops

It’s May, which means it is ALMOST summertime (I see you taunting me, freshly filled pool) and summertime means: POPSICLES. And because popsicles aren’t just for the kiddos, I present to you FROSÉPOPS. Yes, friends, you read that correctly: boozey popsicles because sometimes the sickly sweet popsicles found in the freezer aisle just won’t cut it. Added bonus to homemade pops: no startling blue tongues. Rosé starts showing up in

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Pistachio, Cherry and Honey Pancakes

Happy Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Paczki Day, and Pancake Day … basically happy eat all the stuffs before Lent day! No matter how you celebrate today (and really, you should as there is A LOT of amazing food out there for the eating) you must make these pancakes. Yes, they are that nummy. Added bonus: they’re protein packed, which basically makes them health food. Okay, campers, I need you to

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Caramel Popcorn

I have FEELINGS about caramel popcorn; warm, gooey, sweet feelings. I think the obsession started with Cracker Jacks. I have a vague memory of being on a swing-set somewhere on a cool fall day eating a little box of the stuff (okay, I was really chowing down because I was OBSESSED with the silly little trinkets that came in the boxes … the best one I ever got was a

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