TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday Ice Cream

The holidays are happier with holiday-flavor ice cream. Photo courtesy Graeter’s.   Take advantage of the delicious flavors in limited editions now. Look for Candy Cane, Cinnamon, Egg Nog, Peppermint and Pumpkin flavors and enjoy them as everyday desserts or in recipes. Haagen-Dazs’ Rum Raisin is a long-standing seasonal joy, delicious by itself or on…
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RECIPE: Mint Chocolate Candy Cane Cocktail

A fun, retro Christmas cocktail. Photo courtesy SideBAR | NYC.   Deck the halls with this Christmas cocktail from SideBar restaurant in New York City. For more color, purchase tricolor candy canes: red, white and green. RECIPE: MINT CHOCOLATE CANDY CANE COCKTAIL Ingredients For One Cocktail 1 ounce vodka 1/2 ounce green creme de menthe…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Peppermint Bark

Peppermint bark is our favorite holiday confection, and our number one favorite bark is the Peppermint Cookie Bark from Enstrom’s, which also makes the best almond toffee we’ve ever had (and it’s also available sugar-free!). A one-pound box is $22.95 and worth every penny—and the line is certified kosher by Scroll K | Vaad Hakashrus…
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RECIPE: Holiday Pasta

Holiday orrecchiete with turkey sausage. Photo courtesy Marriott.   Chef Cat Cora developed this special holiday pasta dish for Residence Inn By Marriott. It incorporates seasonal ingredients—pumpkin sage and cinnamon and turkey sausage. Why was it developed for Marriott Residence Inn? All rooms feature fully-stocked kitchens, as well as complimentary grocery delivery service so that…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Spice Brownies For Halloween & Thanksgiving

[1] Pumpkin spice cream cheese brownies (photo © Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi). [2] They even have chocolate chips (photo © King Arthur Flour).   These seasonal brownies combine elements of pumpkin pie and chocolate cream cheese brownies. The recipe is courtesy of Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, where the team enjoys the brownies with a glass…
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