Call this snack Celery, Peanut Butter and Blueberry Sticks, and kids might roll their eyes and say, "Give me a break." But call them Bugs on a Log, and they're sold. Blogger peekandeat
substitutes blueberries for the sweeter raisin "bugs" some people use, which, she says, are lighter and more delicate. Cutting the celery into two-inch pieces makes these logs easy to grab and eat.
When I was a kid, my mom stuffed celery stalks with cottage cheese or cream cheese and topped them with pimiento-stuffed olives. She lined them up in a crystal celery dish -- something I haven't seen on a table in years -- which somehow made us feel, even snacking on the simplest food, that we were being treated to something incredibly special. If only she'd called them Fiery-Eyed Longboats.
You can also add cream cheese, sunflower seeds and pine nuts to celery, as in this recipe
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