RECIPE: Goat Cheese Sweet Potato Parfait Appetizer

If you run with a gourmet crowd, here’s a suggestion for a first course that’s easy to make, yet impressive and unique. It is especially elegant when you use a ring mold to create a free-standing tower. However, an easy alternative is to layer the ingredients in a dessert glass or juice glass. You can…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto. Photo courtesy Zabars.   The Italian mother of a friend always serves pumpkin lasagna and pumpkin risotto at Thanksgiving, along with the turkey. In addition to combining traditions, they offer a bonus: enticing vegetarian options for people who won’t eat the turkey. This pumpkin risotto recipe is from Zabars’ late, great creative director,…
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PRODUCT & GIFT: Zhena’s Pumpkin Spice Tea

Instead of a chocolate turkey party favor, this year we’re sending our Thanksgiving guests home with a tin of pumpkin spice tea from Zhena’s Gypsy Tea. Zhena blends caffeine-free rooibos tea (pronounced roy-boss) into a warm, soothing cup that mimics the flavors of pumpkin pie with vanilla, orange peel, and a trio of pumpkin pie…
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