What do “Christmas cookies” mean to you?
What do “Christmas cookies” mean to you? For me and my family, it is a plethora of different cookies that we only make between Thanksgiving and Christmas. During the Christmas season my family makes five different kinds of cookies: Russian Teacakes, Toffee Squares, Apricot Cookies, Magic Cookie bars, and of course your classic cut-out cookies. Michelle Oliver's Christmas cookies (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) This year, to get in the Christmas spirit, I have been making one of my family’s Christmas cookies every week.
Celebrate National Doughnut Day with these dazzlers
November 5th is National Doughnut Day and what better way to celebrate it than with a place that creates the most spectacular donuts in town? The Donut + Bar has 6 signature donuts that are available every day. Vegan options are available each day and gluten-free options are available on Fridays. The Donut + Bar also sells coffee, hot chocolate, and other seasonal drinks. Watch the video to see what donut you might like to try for National Doughnut Day.
Make your cookies even sweeter for National Homemade Cookies Day
Today we’re celebrating National Homemade Cookies Day. Lauren Roumayah owner of the Detroit Cookie Company in Ferndale gave us a few pointers. Roumayah suggests using a spoon to scoop flour into the measuring cup to stop it from clumping. If you make too much cookie dough, Roumayah says you should scoop the dough into small balls and freeze them for later. If you don’t want to make your own cookies you can visit Detroit Cookie Co. and try their new fall cookie flavors.
Icy cold treats to stay cool this summer
We are heading into another heatwave and we have something nice and cold for you to cool down as the temps rise. Fitness expert Jody Trierweiler joined host Jason Carr this morning to share some summer treats you can easily make yourself. She shared a cool way to make homemade freezer pops. I have 5 very interesting freezer pops that I bet youve never tried before for the summer heat, said Jody. To see how it works and learn more about healthy ways to stay cool watch the segment above.