Summertime is upon us! With most children now at home enjoying their time off, it may seem overwhelming keeping them entertained. Of course, playing outside is an activity that most children take advantage of daily whether it's riding bikes, swimming, jumping rope, or playing tag. Getting out of the house is what is best for kids in the summer, but what happens when it's a rainy or extremely hot day?
Pies are of course delicious, and even sometimes pretty. They can really add to a food or dessert table, and have everyone surrounded “oooing” and “ahhhing” your creation. We know it’s quick and easy to just roll on a top crust, but some people go one step further making artwork out of pie, and for this, we thank you. Try any of these decorative pie crust ideas out, and be the winner of the pie-off.
Fall Leaf Pie Crust
Apple Pie is an American Culture phenomenon. Since the early 1900s, it has been associated with the “American Dream.” But why? Why is something as simple as apple pie as prominent as baseball? As home-ownership?
Many of us get caught up with following recipes verbatim that sometimes we forget that food can be fun, too... especially desserts! What could be more fun than food that deceives the senses? There are many types of food that you make regularly for your main course that can be translated into dessert form! Here are a few great “dinner foods” that can be made into super-sweet forms to follow up and compliment your main dishes!
People have been baking the same old pies for a while now, and we would like to suggest some creative ways to make your pies stand out from the crowd. This easy topping activity is kid-friendly and would be great for a party or weekend fun! Plus, you get to eat an amazing creation of pie when you’re finished.
This pie activity is super easy and fun – let’s get started with 3 simple instructions!
Twitter is a fun place to share quick ideas, tips, and of course, RECIPES. Here is a compiled list of some of the most active Twitter users in the food industry. We have gathered user names from professional chefs and large companies all the way to small bakeries and passionate bloggers. This is great way to stay up to date on baking and get the latest tips - all from one, simple location.
“Happy Birthday to you...” You sang it in your head, didn’t you?
Happy Birthday is undoubtedly the most recognizable song in the English language. This song has become synonymous with presents, happiness, parties, and you guessed it, cake! Birthday cake is a tradition that has been around for centuries. No matter how full your belly might be after a meal, you must always find room for birthday cake in the name of tradition!
Pie has been around for centuries, but pie a la Mode is a relatively new idea. In New York in the 1890s Professor Charles Watson Townsend ordered apple pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. People were amazed and asked what this new dish should be called! No one could really describe this dessert when finally a guest shouted out “Pie a la Mode!” Word quickly got out to the New York Sun newspaper and it spread across the country like wildfire. We are certainly grateful someone thought of this idea - it’s a summertime classic, and a perfect pairing!
Solo Foods wants to make sure that everyone can enjoy yummy treats, and that is why we offer recipes and products that suit a variety of diets! Many people have health concerns or are trying to lose weight, and we feel that it is important to allow them to enjoy food as much as the next person! Gluten-free products and recipes are extremely popular right now because of the health benefits they offer!