DIY 4th of July Popsicles, Two Ways: One for Kids and One for Adults!

Recipe: 4th of July popsicles!

Here’s a summertime tip: Always make popsicles. Summer is here, which means the Fourth of July is on the way and you probably have a barbeque to host. Whether you’re holding a kid-friendly summer party or an adults-only celebration, popsicles will make everyone happy, including you! That’s because they’re ridiculously easy to make, you can prep them far in advance, and nothing tastes better on a hot day than a refreshing popsicle. We have two tasty recipes for you to prep this summer. Continue Reading

How to Make a Very Berry Edible Centerpiece

created at: 2009/12/04

Skip the pine and flowers this holiday season and go edible with this charming berry tree. Decorative and practical, the strawberry tree is topped with an edible star as well! It’s creator, cookie and dessert aficionado Tish Boyle, graciously shares with us a tutorial of how to put one together.

We’ll start with the supplies:

  • 1 floral foam or green styrofoam cone (measuring 4 to 5 inches in diameter at the base and 12 inches high)
  • 1 box of toothpicks
  • 4 one-pound containers of fresh Driscoll strawberries
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • 1 slice from a carambola fruit (aka star fruit)*

*If you can’t find a star fruit, Tish suggests taking a 1-inch star shaped cookie cutter to a slice of mango. Continue Reading