Deep fried Twinx at the Great New York State Fair

Street fairs and carnivals are infamous for their deep fried oreos and snickers bar, fried dough, and along with other fried and sugar-coated, indulgent treats. And now there’s the “Twinx,” which was a popular item at the Great New York State Fair in Syracuse, New York, this past weekend.

The Twinx was created by James Hasbrouck, who runs the food truck, Fried Specialties. It starts with a Twinkie. The spongy cake is stuffed with a Twix candy bar and wrapped in bacon. It is then coated in batter and deep fried. It is just under 1,000 calories and sells for $7 at the food truck.

How to Keep Leafy Herbs Fresh

Fresh herbs adds such a wonderful flavor and aroma to dishes. Often times, you’d buy a whole bundle, use a few, and store the rest for later. If not properly stored, the herbs wither away and wasted. I came across a handy article on Yahoo! Food with tips on how to store the fresh herbs [...]

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Peanut Butter & Jelly On Coconut Bread + Giveaway


The peanut butter and jelly sandwich is an iconic sandwich that’s enjoyed by people of all ages. There’s the classic peanut butter and jelly or jam spread between two slices of bread. Common choices include grape jelly or strawberry jam. Enjoy it as is, toasted, grilled, or even deep fried. Then there’s the many variations [...]

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Two Simple Breakfast Recipes You Can Make Ahead

Two Simple Breakfast Recipes You Can

Start the day off with a healthy breakfast and be ready take on your day. Here’s two simple breakfast recipes that you can make ahead. Both recipes uses soy milk but feel free to substitute with almond milk or other nondairy milks. The first one is a peanut butter baked oatmeal. Prepare it the night [...]

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Breakfast and Lunch Specials at Simit + Smith

Simit + Smith is mostly known for their traditional! Mediterranean Simit bread. Simits are hand made with all natural ingredients, no fat or preservatives. They are coated with sesame seeds or multigrain and baked fresh locally. The result is a a delicious twist of artisan bread that is crispy on the outside, light and fluffy [...]

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