TIP OF THE DAY: Things To Do With Candy Canes

So much more than candy! (Photo courtesy Gilliam Candy Company).   A candy cane is more than a snack or holiday decoration. Here’s how we use them: Use as a stirrer for hot chocolate or crush to use as a cup rimmer or a garnish atop the whipped cream. Mix into brownie batter, chocolate cookie…
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Cooking Video: How to Make Chocolate Pecan Pie

  Need a party gift or a simple-yet-fancy holiday dessert? This easy-to-make chocolate pecan pie fits the bill. Using only a few simple ingredients and a pre-made crust, the prep time is only ten minutes. (You can substitute your favorite crust recipe if you prefer to make the crust from scratch.) The recipe suggests serving…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Sauce With A Twist

Add some spark to your cranberry sauce with a bit of Port. This tip is from Sable & Rosenfeld, who gave us the roast turkey recipe below. You can purchase their Port Cranberry Sauce online. You can use your favorite cranberry sauce recipe, or this classic cranberry-orange relish that can be made several days in…
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RECIPE: Moist Roast Turkey

A beautiful garnish for the turkey platter.Photo courtesy SableAndRosenfeld.com.   Ninety percent of Americans serve turkey on Thanksgiving; 50% of us serve it for Christmas dinner as well. Gourmet food producer Sable & Rosenfeld suggests a delicious and fragrant turkey garnish of figs, fresh sage and “Champagne” grapes. The smallest of the seedless grapes, what…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do a seasonal switch-up on everybody’s favorite cookies—chocolate chip cookies—for the holidays. Add dried cranberries to your chocolate chip cookie (or oatmeal cookie) recipe. You can find dried cranberries in most food stores. Ocean Spray Craisins are a marketing name for dried cranberries (cranberry “raisins”). Just split the amount of chocolate chips in your recipe…
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