Veggie Roll-Ups

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December 31, 2015

By Shannon Moloney Suggested song to play while cooking: Circles, by Soul Coughing The holidays are here! Every street is lit with green and red, jingle bells ring through the stores, menorah’s shed gentle yellow light. Magical, and usually frosted white—though this year was a snowless Christmas—the holiday times are for coming together. For family and gifts, and of course parties! Now the big question is, what do you bring…

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Butterbeer Shakes and “Authentic” Butterbeer Recipes

Calling myself a Harry Potter enthusiast would be an understatement. And, for some reason, ABC Family always runs a Harry Potter marathon at Christmas. So whenever Christmas arrives, I find myself re-watching Harry Potter. But who can watch Harry Potter without drinking Butterbeer? I found a Pinterest recipe that looked amazing in my replica Butterbeer mug from the London Studio Tour. It was delicious, but more like a Butterbeer shake….

January 7, 2015
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Snowman Cheeseball

You really thought our cheeseball recipes ended with the Seven Days of Balls? That we’d run out of cheesy ideas? Think again! And we’re back just in time to give you a holiday-themed cheeseball. You’ve scrolled through thousands of Christmas foods on Pinterest and they are all beginning to look the same. You want something original and fun, but still easy and low cost to make. Well, this snowman cheeseball…

December 28, 2014
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Chocolate Peanut Clusters

The only thing that represents Christmas more than Jesus, presents, the spirit of giving, and getting drunk to endure your relatives is chocolate. My advent calendar? Filled with chocolate. The Christmas aisles at Target? Lined with chocolate. As my good friend Bubba knows, there’s chocolate Santas, chocolate truffles, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate shaped like coal, hot chocolate, chocolate milk, chocolate peppermint mochas, chocolate peppermint bark, chocolate-covered potato chips, chocolate snowmen,…

December 26, 2014
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Merry Christmas, Sporkers

We’ve got two letters for you today. One from our Editor ‘n Chef regarding the holidays and another from our Article Sharpener regarding her experience working with Silver Spork News and what this organization means to her. Consider this double feature our gift to you. Letter from the Editor Sporkers, Silver Spork News has been around for almost four months. That’s an absurd length of time when you consider the…

December 25, 2014
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Twelfth Day of Christmas: Mock Heath Bars

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… Yeah, it’s not that important. That’s why we’re giving you our own take, one number a day until Christmas, so that you can celebrate the holidays by making something you’d actually want to eat. Now get counting and cooking. We’ve finally made it to Day 12, Sporkers! Get ready to…

December 24, 2014
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Eleventh Day of Christmas: Piper’s Pie

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… Yeah, it’s not that important. That’s why we’re giving you our own take, one number a day until Christmas, so that you can celebrate the holidays by making something you’d actually want to eat. Now get counting and cooking. What is a piper? 1. Pied Pipers are those young dudes…

December 23, 2014
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Tenth Day of Christmas: 10 Minute Desserts

Remember that song about the Twelve Days of Christmas? Sure you do. There were some drummers, some birds, some rings… Yeah, it’s not that important. That’s why we’re giving you our own take, one number a day until Christmas, so that you can celebrate the holidays by making something you’d actually want to eat. Now get counting and cooking. Rumors have been circulating for a few years now that the…

December 22, 2014
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