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Coconut Cream Whoopie Pies

True: traditional whoopie pies are not pie at all--rather, they are cake-like cookies with frosting sandwiched in-between. But in the case of the Coconut Cream Whoopie Pie, you can have your cake and eat your pie, too: the rich filling is sort of like a mix between coconut frosting and cream pie filling. More

And Another Food Holiday: Happy Potato Chip Day!

In addition to Pi(e) Day, it's also National Potato Chip Day. A busy day for food holidays apparently! You can easily celebrate with your favorite storebought bag of chips but if you really want to take your greasy fingers to the next level, here are 7 recipes: potato chips from scratch, a creamy onion dip for scoopage, kitchen sink dessert bars, and more. More

Happy National Peanut Butter Day! 20 Recipes to Celebrate

A whole day devoted to peanut butter? It's true. After celebrating National Pie Day yesterday, we're not wasting any time with another food holiday. Here are 20 recipes to inspire you today, from homemade Nutter Butters to peanut butter whoopie pies and an assortment of cookies. Have you celebrated yet today (read: have you eaten peanut butter today)? More

Today Is National Rice Pudding Day

You either love it or you hate it, but if you're in the former camp, then rice pudding is one of the creamiest, most comforting desserts around. Will rice pudding ever take off like cupcakes and pie? Is there room for gourmet rice pudding? Here are some of our favorite rice puddings to make at home. More

Cakespy: Banana Split S'more Whoopie Pies

In case you didn't already know it, August 10th is both National S'more Day and National Banana Split Day. And in celebration of this momentous day, here's a dessert mash-up which allows you to go above and beyond your civic pastry eating duty: the Banana Split S'more Whoopie Pie. More

Banana Split S'more Whoopie Pies

It combines all of the key flavor points of both the banana split and s'mores, but the delivery is a bit of a curveball: cakey banana-marshmallow cookies are lined with chocolate before sandwiching ice cream flecked with graham cracker bits. More

10 Ways to Celebrate Grab Some Nuts Day

It may sound nutty, but according to our food holiday calendar, today is Grab Some Nuts Day. Everyone, at least everyone who's not allergic, loves a fistful of roasted peanuts at a summer baseball game or a plastic tub full of boiled peanuts to shell on the dock (even if peanuts aren't technically nuts). Or when you're at the bar, some salted cashews and almonds to go with a cold beer, or a bag of GORP (good ol' raisins and peanuts) while on a long hike. Here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy nuts. More

Happy National Doughnut Day! 8 Recipes to Celebrate

How could we miss National Doughnut Day? Of course we wouldn't. The holiday is celebrated on the first Friday of June, a tradition created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers returning home from World War I. While we've been known to celebrate doughnuts on many other days of the year, we have an extra special excuse today to channel our inner Homer Simpsons today. Here's a collection of our favorites: New Orleans beignets, cider doughnuts, and more. More

10 Grilled Cheese Recipes We Love

April is Grilled Cheese month, and since we're already more than halfway through the month, there's really no time to waste. Grab that loaf and block of cheese, and start melting! Not that you can't celebrate every other day of the year. Here are ten of our favorite takes on the cheese-plus-bread glory. More

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