HOLIDAY: National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day

November 19th is National Carbonated Beverage With Caffeine Day. There aren’t any national brands of coffee soda, but if you head to your supermarket, you may be able to find some regional brands. There are seven foods that contain natural caffeine, all of which are made into beverages. Can you name them? The first one…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Coconut Mousse

You don’t need special dessert bowls. Use juice glasses, rocks glasses or stemware. Photo courtesy Chef Ingrid Hoffmann.   We made this mousse for the adults on Halloween, but the pumpkin theme works throughout the holidays. This is an easy recipe. Here’s a more elaborate pumpin mousse recipe. This recipe is from Chef Ingrid Hoffmann,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Sangria

For the holidays, we like Cranberry Sangria. In addition to making pitchers of it to serve at Thanksgiving and Christmas, we keep a pitcher of Sangria in the fridge for daily apéritifs and impromptu visitors. In the first recipe, tart cranberry juice is pared with a sweet wine and orange liqueur. It takes only 10…
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