TIP OF THE DAY: 5 Little Holiday Tips

You may have finished your holiday decorations, decking the halls with gaiety. We’d like to add a few small things that we especially enjoy, whether for visitors or as a treat for ourselves.     1. BOWLS OF SPICES Holiday-scented candles are lovely, but require close watch to guarantee against fires. Instead, we buy cinnamon,…
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FOOD 101: Apple Pie History & Types Of Apple Pie

[1] The classic: as American as apple pie (photo courtesy Mackenzie Ltd). [2] Dutch apple pie has a streusel topping. Here’s the recipe from Kraft. [3] Salted caramel apple pie with lattice crust. Here’s the recipe from Williams-Sonoma. [4] Tarte Tatin is an upside-down apple pie. Here’s the recipe from Martha Stewart. [5] Rosette apple…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Flavored Tortilla Chips, Lactose-Free Coffee Creamer

We enjoy these two contenders at home, and also give them as small gifts. 1. AL CHIPINO FLAVORED TORTILLA CHIPS For a tortilla chip lover, AL Chipino’s creative flavors are fun food. AL Chipino is a tortilla chip brand seasoned with global flavors. THey’re fun for entertaining or gifting to a tortilla chip lover. AL…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Hearty Soup

[1] Kidney bean, kale and squash soup (photo courtesy Bush’s Best). Parsnip soup with bacon, chive and blue cheese garnish (photo courtesy Castello Cheese). Squash soup with drizzled sour cream garnish. Here’s how to drizzle creamy or flavored oil garnishes (photo courtesy Between The Bread | Facebook). Cheddar cheese soup with jalapeño, microgreens and red…
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