Holidays

Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Today is Cinco De Mayo! First of all, let’s start with the basics. The 5th of May is not actually Mexico’s independence day, contrary to what some may believe. In actuality, this day commemorates the victory made by the Mexican army in 1862 in the Battle of the Puebla against the French during the Franco-Mexican War that took place between […]

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May the 4th Be With You: Delicious Ways to Celebrate Star Wars

The 4th of May is a special day, for Star Wars and pun fans alike. “May the 4th be with you!” can be heard uttered throughout comic shops, school campuses, and even the MyRecipes office. It’s a great excuse to let your geek flag fly and what’s a better way to celebrate something nerdy than by making pun-tastic dishes?   Han […]

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4/20 Roundup: The Best Foodie Advice from the Web

It’s April 20th, also known as 4/20, the unofficial holiday of stoners. Those who can manage to stumble through the clouds of smoke and make it to their computer will see the internet is in full swing celebrating with cannabis guides, weed history lessons, and edibles recipes that would make Snoop Dogg himself proud. Bon Appétit  Puns abound during this holiday. No exception is Bon […]

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Classic Recipes for Passover This Year

Passover is one of the Jewish religion’s most special and widely celebrated holidays held every year in the spring. The yearly observance commemorates the story of the Israelites being freed from slavery in Egypt, and involves a traditional week-long celebration with Passover meals called seders. These meals require traditional Jewish food items and call for the substitution of matzo for bread, the addition of kosher […]

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Today’s Best Food April Fools’ Day Pranks

It’s April 1st, April Fools’ Day, also known as one of the weirdest days ever on the internet. We’re sure everyone’s Facebook feed is full of a multitude of pranks, jokes, and “shocking” reveals. Even the food world couldn’t resist getting a bit goofy on this special day with a compilation of disgusting recipes, mind-blowing techniques, and outrageous startups. Bon Appétit  […]

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30 Recipes to Help You Celebrate Every Food Holiday in April

Can you believe it’s already April? And by almost spring, I mean almost summer. T-minus 20 days until Pepperdine students (or at least abroad students) are set free to populate the beaches, trendy restaurants and overpopulate our favorite healthy acai bowl shop, SunLife Organics. I think this the end of the year calls for a celebration. Kick off the countdown to […]

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Carrot Cake: Could It Pancake? (This Might Just Be the Perfect Easter Brunch)

  Can you feel it? The air is warmer, the birds are chirping, and the trees are beginning to show their first blooms of the season. Have you caught Spring Fever yet? Using the best produce that spring has to offer, we’re turning to carrots to get the job done. Not to mention, Easter is tomorrow! What better way to enjoy […]

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How To Use Up Your Easter Leftovers

Holiday meals are the best, but somehow leftovers are even better. Before you panic about how to use up the spiral ham and all those delicious sides, check out what you can make with those tasty leftovers. Leftover ham is the most versatile ingredient to use up. Fry it in a skillet for indulgent breakfast sandwiches, chop it into a […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day By Eating Green

Top of the morning to ya! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In case you aren’t wearing green today and need to stave off the potential pinchers, take heart in the fact that eating something deliciously green still counts in my book. Even better if you take a photo and post it on Instagram for the proof. There are tons of awesome green […]

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How To Make 3-Ingredient S’mores Peepza

This Easter dessert is fantastic any time of year, just pick different Peeps depending on what the nearest holiday is! We’re sticking with Easter and making a three-ingredient S’mores Peepza. We love this recipe because you can buy everything ahead of time and whip it up quickly for friends who stop by on short notice. Ingredients:  1 refrigerated pizza crust […]

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