Super Bowl Sunday: a day of celebration and indigestion, a joyous combination of football, friends, and of course–food. Here is Social Grocery’s low down on the Super Bowl Snackdown!
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It’s National Popcorn Day!
Seriously, who doesn’t enjoy popcorn? It’s light, crunchy, and you can pretty much season it however your heart decides. Butter, cheese, cinnamon, caramel, kettle-cooked, salt, vinegar, etc. Popcorn is too delicious of a treat to pass up — especially on a day dedicated to NOMing it.
Whether you microwave it, cook it on the stove (delicious), or have a popcorn popping machine (lucky YOU), bust out the kernels today and have a bowlful!
If you have never tried making popcorn on the stove, I suggest you try it at LEAST once. It’s so easy to do and the resulting product is much tastier than anything you could ever get out of a microwavable packet. Here are two recipes for popcorn on-the-stove:
If plain popcorn isn’t exactly your style, don’t you worry. These dressed up popcorn recipes will surely satisfy your cravings:
When was the last time you had a family movie night? “Movie nights” are one of the great pastimes that have slowly faded with the increasing popularity of video games, cable television, the Internet, etc. This goes right along with eating together as a family at the dinner table and family outings on the weekends. Kids are getting too busy — hanging with friends, going to the mall, going away for the weekend. But family movie nights are a great way to get the bunch of you together for one night of quality time. If that”s not enough, our lady Martha Stewart has some great treat ideas to entice your family (click each picture to get the recipe):
Chewy Caramel Popcorn and Pretzel Bars
Mini Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches
Chocolate Cupcake Cones
Chocolate Macadamia Tartlets
Do you still have movie nights or game nights with your family?
Even though the end of summer is quickly approaching, we can”t overlook our favorite time of year–Fair Season! Whether its a weekend or an entire month, we love the rides, the attractions, and clogging our arteries with just about any deep fried food we can find. With that, we present you with our U.S. State Fairs infographic.