RECIPE: Fall Flavors Punch With Sparkling Prosecco

It’s the first day of fall, so we’re mixing up a pitcher of fall punch. This one combines fall flavors—apple cider, cinnamon, ginger—with vodka, Prosecco and cinnamon liqueur. These days, we’re not having too many guests; so we cut the recipe in half. The half-recipe fits into a 64-ounce pitcher (or a 32-ounce jar). You…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Eat Local Day

[1] One way to eat more local food is to join a CSA (photo © With Love LA). [2] Another way to buy local produce, baked goods, cheeses, jams, meats and more is to shop at farmers markets. Here’s how to find a farmers market near you (photo © Prince William County | Virginia). [3]…
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HOLIDAY: Save The Bees For National Honey Month

September is National Honey Month. But bees do much more than make honey. Bees are essential to grow hundreds of basic crops helping with food production and sustainability. Yes, these little pollinators travel from plant to plant collecting nectar to make honey. In the process, the plant’s pollen adheres to their bodies, and in a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Switch To Fall Salads

[1] Combine kale or spinach with squash (there are two types here), grilled onions and a large dice of root vegetables (photo © Good Eggs). [2] Fall salad with apple, squash, manchego cheese and toasted hazelnuts, at Kindred Restaurant in Davidson, North Carolina (photo © M. Blake Pope | Kindred). [3] Pear and endive salad…
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RECIPE: Eggplant Parm Lasagna

To many of us, it’s a decision between ordering the lasagna, eggplant parm or chicken parm. DeLallo has made the decision easy with this Eggplant Parm Lasagna recipe. If you want to make it a triple-play with chicken parm, add shredded chicken between the layers. The difference between Parmigiano-Reggiano and parmesan: “Parmesan” cheeses are made…
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