Pop-Tarts’ latest milkshake flavors should bring all of the boys – and girls – to the yard. According to our favorite trusted new-snack hunter, also known as candyhunting on Instagram, the beloved breakfast brand is bringing back the strawberry and vanilla milkshake-flavored Pop-Tarts that were first introduced in 2005. No word yet on when these delicious snacks will hit shelves again or at which locations – they were previously sold at Walmart and Keyfood – but you can bet we’ll be on the lookout for them while listening to Kelis’s 2003 hit “Milkshake” over and over again because our wildest dreams just came true!
That person in your life who spends all his or her free time in the kitchen is often the most satisfying person to buy a holiday gift for, as chances are you’ll wind up benefiting from that oh-so-kind purchase in the future. Now, we’ve made it even easier to find the right present by doing the legwork for you: we’ve gone through all the latest in food gadgetry across the world to come up with these 21 gifts that we promise any geek in the kitchen will love.
Pumpkin and coffee just seem to work together, don’t they? Blended up with dates, coconut and pumpkin pie spice in no-bake Coconut Pumpkin Spice Latte Energy Bars? Ya, they’re going to be just fine together. More than fine, in fact. These delicious and simple bars are full of pumpkin spice latte flavour but instead of…
If we’ve learned anything from Disneyland’s incredibly popular collectible popcorn buckets, it’s that people will wait in line for hours to get their hands on one! From the Oogie Boogie Halloween bucket to the Christmas cheer Pluto, these intricate – and limited-edition – snack holders are a hot commodity in the parks. And as soon as we saw the newest addition to the popcorn bucket family, a lifelike Star Wars AT-AT, we knew it would be the most popular yet!
The AT-AT bucket is available at popcorn carts in Tomorrowland for $25, and they’re limited to one per purchase due to their immense popularity. While they don’t look like the most efficient popcorn receptacles (they don’t have much space inside for actual popcorn!), they’re definitely a unique piece of merchandise for any Star Wars fan. So engage your hyperdrive and get to the parks before they sell out; we wonder how many people will bring their popcorn buckets to the movies for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
It wouldn’t be a new season without new Peeps flavors to match, and this year’s holiday Peeps varieties certainly don’t disappoint. While the famous marshmallow treat is a polarizing one, true fans of Peeps will be excited to try the five newest flavors from Peeps Delights: Cinnamon Roll, Sugar Cookie, Hot Chocolate, Peppermint Bark, and Vanilla Caramel Brownie. Have you ever had more festive marshmallows?! Any Peeps-lover in your life would be excited to find these as stocking stuffers, and as for the haters . . . these upgraded flavors just might convert them. Get the details on the new flavors you’ll see in stores this holiday season, including one exclusive to Target.
The vodka martini is a classic, so take advantage of its versatility with this seasonal spin. Smirnoff No. 21 meets a fresh, homemade ginger syrup, plus tangy citrus, for a warming welcome that party guests will love.
- Homemade Syrup:
- 1 lemon
- 8 ounces chopped ginger with peel
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 cups water
- 3 ounces Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
- 1 ounce homemade syrup
- ½ teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
- twist of lime to garnish
Syrup: Remove the lemon rind, skipping as much white pith as possible, with a vegetable peeler. Add to a food processor with the ginger and chop finely. Transfer to a saucepan with the sugar and water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes, strain and cool.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add the vodka, ginger syrup, and lime juice, then shake like crazy for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with the lime twist.
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