Holiday dining gets fresh flavor with new uses for seasonal ingredients

(ARA) – When the weather cools, do your cravings turn toward peppermint? Or perhaps the approaching holidays are priming your palate for pumpkin and gingerbread. Some flavors and ingredients just seem to go naturally with the season. While time-honored culinary traditions will always have a place in our seasonal celebrations, mix things up this year by using familiar ingredients in non-traditional ways.
From snack foods to main dishes, a variety of ingredients can lend themselves to culinary exploration this holiday season. Here are a few ideas to help you get creative with well-loved traditional ingredients:

Snyder’s of Hanover® wins two Progressive Grocer Editor’s Pick Awards

HANOVER, Pa. (August 27, 2012) – Snyder’s of Hanover Bacon Cheddar Pretzel Pieces and EatSmart Naturals Potato Crisps have been chosen by Progressive Grocer as Editor’s Picks. Both snacks were recognized, out of a pool of more than 300 entries, as two of the best new consumer products introduced in 2012. They will be honored as Editor’s Picks in the August print issue of Progressive Grocer as well as on the Progressive Grocer website.


Going Back to School with Snyder’s of Hanover®

Pretzels offer students a wholesome and great-tasting snack for recharging at school

HANOVER, PA (August 24, 2012) — In the coming weeks, more than 50 million students from elementary through high school are heading back to school across the country. With the school day lasting as long as seven hours, a wholesome and nourishing snack in between lessons can keep kids energized and focused on learning without spoiling their appetite before meals.


Pack a school lunch they won’t want to trade

(ARA) - Packing school lunches filled with healthy, appealing and creative foods is an excellent start to encouraging children to make sensible food choices now and in the future. But if lunch items you pack are less than appetizing, it could be the next item of trade in the cafeteria: a risk not worth taking in the age of nutrient deficient and calorie-heavy school lunches.