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Plan a fun fiesta feast
Cinco de Mayo is one flavorful fiesta, and though it may land on a Monday this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun. Inspired by delicious Mexican cuisine, this holiday is all about flavorful recipes and great times spent with friends. Recipe for 4-Ingredient Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas (above) on C2.
Pillsbury Bake-Off entries being taken
The 47th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is redesigned and calling home cooks to compete for the $1 million Grand Prize.
This year’s contest, which is now open for entries in the Weekend Breakfast Wows and Amazing Doable Dinners categories through May 8 at www.BakeOff.com, will culminate in the finals Nov. 3 at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. The Bake-Off Contest now features four recipe categories with two separate entry periods.
For the first time, America’s vote will be combined with the judges’ decisions to determine the Grand Prize winner.
The contest ingredient list has been expanded to include Pillsbury’s Gluten-Free line of products. Judges will award the Pillsbury Gluten-Free Award to the finalist with the best recipe that uses a Pillsbury Gluten-Free product and does not contain wheat or any products that include wheat as an ingredient.
Love with a slice of pie
National pie-baking champ Linda Hundt brings the best of her Michigan bakery cafes to her book, “Sweetie-Licious Pies: Eat Pie, Love Life” (Skirt!, $26.95). It’s filled with her enthusiasm for all crusted creations, baking tips and culinary creativity. Chapters titled Joy, Passion and Gratitude, among others, offer classic recipes, plus a few creative approaches. At bookstores nationwide.