Tag Archives: Recipes

Super Bowl 2014 Dessert Recipes: OREO Football Helmet Cookie Balls

Super Bowl 2014 Dessert Recipes: OREO Football Helmet Cookie Balls

Super Bowl 2014 Dessert Recipes: OREO Football Helmet Cookie Balls   Prep Time: 30 min Total Time: 1 hr 40 min Makes: 48 servings What You Need 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened 36 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 3 cups) 4 pkg. (4 oz. each) white or semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted 16 pretzel twists, each broken into …

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Super Bowl 2014 Recipes: Sticky Chicken Wings

Super Bowl 2014 Recipes: Sticky Chicken Wings

Super Bowl 2014 Recipes: Sticky Chicken Wings I know you’re probably saying “What is this?! A new blog post from Diddles & Dumplings?! This is madness!” I have been a horrible blogger and I know that. I know that and I accept that. It has been the craziest month ever and let’s just say there has been a lot of …

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The Twelve Days Of Cookies

The Twelve Days Of Christmas

The Twelve Days Of Cookies ******************************************************************************* It’s Currents’ biggest cookie-palooza ever! Twelve different delicious cookie recipes to make this Christmas cookie season one to remember. We’ve picked some classics, some simple ones and some that will try your skills. They’re all delicious, so get out the cookie sheets and get started! Before you begin, refresh your skills. Remember anything worth …

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Thanksgiving – A Pre-Pilgrim Tradition By Caroline Weiner

Thanksgiving - A Pre-Pilgrim Tradition By Caroline Weiner

Thanksgiving – A Pre-Pilgrim Tradition By Caroline Weiner There’s nothing new about gratitude. The holiday we celebrate as Thanksgiving has been happening long before the Europeans crossed the Atlantic. Festivals such as Thanksgiving span many cultures, continents, and years. The ancient Greeks honored Demeter, the goddess of corn (and of all grains) at the festival of Thesmosphoria held each Autumn. …

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Fall Harvest Recipes Satisfying Soups and Seasonal Veggie Sides

Fall Harvest Recipes Satisfying Soups and Seasonal Veggie Sides

Fall Harvest Recipes Satisfying Soups and Seasonal Veggie Sides There’s nothing more satisfying than a hearty soup to take the chill off a crisp autumn afternoon. In our house, we often make a big pot of soup on Sunday morning and let it cook all day long. The lovely aromas of oven-roasted squash and slow-cooked savory fall greens warm up …

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10 End-of-Summer Dishes

End-of-Summer-Dishes 2013

10 End-of-Summer Dishes Fall is almost here, however you can still squeeze in a few dishes that use summer’s seasonal  produce. Even though it’s the end of the season, there are still plenty of  fresh vegetables to be found at the supermarket that are inexpensively priced as  well as healthy and delicious. Listed below are 10 recipes that incorporate  summer’s left-over produce, …

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5 Quick and Healthy Recipes for the New Year

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One of the most common New Year’s Resolutions is to start eating more healthily. These recipes are not just healthy, but they’re also delicious and quick and easy to make. 1. Grilled Chicken with Chipotle-Orange Glaze INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon orange juice concentrate, thawed 1.5 teaspoons finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, (see Note) 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon molasses 1/2 …

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JERSEY Tomat-aahs!

It’s very hard to even begin a discussion about tomatoes in New Jersey without a battle breaking out, so in an effort to dodge any rotten fruit from flying, let’s just start by saying that no where in the country, the continent, the planet and the entire galaxy beats Jersey for tomatoes. The Jersey tomato is such a marvel of …

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Savoring The Blues | Blueberry Facts and Recipes

Savoring the Blues New Jersey has a state fruit, the blueberry! It became the official state fruit in 2004 after a group of fourth graders from Veteran’s Memorial Elementary School in Brick campaigned to make it the official state fruit. The blueberry is abundant throughout North America and was an important part of the diet of Native Americans and the …

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Cool Summertime Drinks | Summertime Refreshers!

Summertime Refreshers Cool, cool summertime drinks, and how to make them…the right way…from Currents own Jimi Hilton. Every year when summertime begins to roll around, and just about every time it’s really hot and steamy outside, I think of my Uncle Wally.  A “mixologist” whose mixed drinks were simply beyond compare, he wasn’t too strait-laced and narrow minded not to …

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BBQ Tips | From The Edge Of The Fork

Burgers, and hot dogs, and steaks. Oh my! Summer is here and it’s time to fire up the grill and prepare for your next great barbeque. Everyone loves the idea of having a big backyard bash — mingling friends, playing games with the kids, and of course, indulging in the long forgotten flame-broiled goodness that winter had forced us to …

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Savoring the Flavors

Savoring the Flavors Bring the tastes of the first harvest into your kitchen with these healthy and hearty easy meal ideas. We’ve brought together some of our favorite dishes that incorporate newly ripened Jersey Fresh vegetables and local seafood into the bursts of delicious and nutritious flavor you will love to have at your table. Pan-Seared Tuna with yellow pepper …

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