Better Than Store-Bought: Soft Pretzels with Honey Mustard Dip

A few weeks ago, I went to a "Bagels, Bialys & Pretzels" cooking class at my local kitchen supply store, Different Drummer's Kitchen.  So much fun and the cooking instructor, Deanna Fox (who also writes food columns for the Times Union), was great....more
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Homemade Soft Pretzels

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Graham Cracker, You've Been Replaced

I have no issues with North America’s collective love affair with s’mores. In fact, I can overlook all the uncomfortable nuisance of sitting around a campfire just for the experience of toasting a perfectly golden molten marshmallow. I have skills, you know. What doesn’t get me excited is graham cracker. It is the weakest link in the s’mores trifecta, easily outshined by melting chocolate and gooey smoky marshmallow. It can barely fulfill its responsibility as delivery vehicle. Something needs to be done....more

Homemade Soft Pretzels

I find it difficult to resist a big ol’ soft pretzel, especially on game day. I mean, who doesn’t love a giant, salty pretzel while cheering on your team? We just hosted a game-watching party at our house, and these were a hit.Ingredients:...more
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Snowday Pretzels

Grillin' Chillin' & Snackin' Recipes for the 4th of July - Pt II

Benjamin Daymon's Tastes & Travels Grillin', Chillin' & Snackin' Recipes for the 4th of July, PT II 1) 2) 3)    ...more