There’s nothing like cold, creamy ice cream on a hot summer day! Whether it’s a scoop of triple chocolate caramel chunk atop your favorite cone; a single scoop of vanilla in a bowl;or an ice cream bar in the shape of your favorite cartoon character that you just purchased from an ice cream truck, it’s a summertime treat that cannot be beat!
There are a lot of things that go great with a tall glass of ice cold milk, but we can't think of anything more fitting than pairing it with a big slice of rich chocolate cake. And, since today is National Chocolate Cake Day, we thought we'd put together a blog packed with our favorite recipes for this delectable treat.
For some reason, National Lasagna Day falls smack dab in the middle of summer. We don’t dictate the holidays, and we’re certainly not complaining; but some might deem mamma’s traditional lasagna a little too heavy for hot summer nights. So we’ve compiled a list of lighter alternatives that use ingredients straight from your sunshiney garden.
Even bad pizza is good pizza, so how could you make good pizza even better? By swapping out the sauce for frosting and changing the toppings from pepperoni and sausage to marshmallows and juicy, bright-colored fruits. And instead of ranch as dipping sauce, may we suggest whipped cream or (and) ice cream? Dessert pizza is where it’s at, and here are 12 brilliant dessert pizza recipes to take your favorite food to the next level:
It's National Pancake Week, so we've stacked up our favorite pancake recipes to pay homage to one of the best breakfast foods ever. Dairy foods like ricotta, Greek yogurt and cottage cheese add flavor and fluff to the standard pancake. And a cake made of pancakes is definitely the only way to celebrate a weeklong flapjack fiesta. Pick your poison:
There are plenty of ways to show your love on Valentine's Day, but nothing compares to something sweet right from the heart. We have 14 delectable Valentine's Day recipes from cookies and "pizzas" to fudge and tasty drinks. Leave them love-struck with these heart-shaped and heartfelt goodies:
1. Spicy Chocolate Sandwich Cookies — espresso powder and black pepper add spice to these otherwise chocolatey cookies.
National Carrot Cake Day -- it’s a rabbit’s favorite holiday, but let’s get one thing straight: carrot cake tastes nothing like rabbit food. Carrots are the second sweetest vegetable behind sweet beets, and they add flavor and texture to otherwise forgettable recipes. In fact, in Medieval times, carrots were used to sweeten cakes and desserts because sweeteners like sugar were difficult to procure and expensive when they were actually available.