TIP OF THE DAY: Gobble Up Turkey Plates On Sale

If you feel you could have done one more thing to dress your Thanksgiving table, we recommend turkey-festooned plates. They’re all on sale now for half price, maybe even less. The handsome tom turkey on these “Plymouth” porcelain salad plates greet guests when they come to the table. They plates can be used for desserts…
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FOOD FUN: PieCaken & Its Recipe

Zac Young’s Thanksgiving PieCaken. Photos Dillon Burke | sndwch creativ.   Fans of the Lifetime series, Drop Dead Diva, will remember when April invented the Pake—pie plus cake—and opened her Pakery. Executive Pastry Chef Zac Young of the David Burke Group now makes the PieCaken for Thanksgiving, the dessert version of turducken. The three-layer confection…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Easy Rum Raisin Ice Cream

Look for it in stores or make your own Rum Raisin ice cream. Photos courtesy Häagen-Dazs.   Our favorite Thanksgiving ice cream flavor is not Pumpkin, but Rum Raisin. It’s an old-fashioned flavor that seems very American (as rum was produced close to home, in the Caribbean). Actually, its roots are in Sicily; the history…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Topperfino Chocolate Coffee Toppers

Our Top Pick Of The Week gets high points for innovation, flavor and beauty. The clever folks at Topperfino have hand-crafted discs from premium Belgian chocolate, with a lovely assortment of designs. When a disc is placed atop a steaming cup of coffee or cocoa, the beverage transforms into a work of coffee art. The…
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