Pumpkin Pie Parfait Recipe–No Cooking Required!

We really like pumpkin pie, and couldn’t wait until Thanksgiving to get our pumpkin pie fix. So on two different days, we went into two different well-regarded bakeries and bought ourselves a slice. We were a bit disappointed with each, because the spices weren’t our cup of tea. One had too much allspice, the other…
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The 12 Days Of Christmas Tea Gift Set

For the tea lover, may we recommend Adagio Teas’ “12 Days Of Christmas” in tea? On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… a most festive and delicious set of teas! The 12 Days of Christmas Gift Set from Adagio Teas: a delicious and jolly selection of tea blends in individual…
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Adirondack Blue Potatoes, Adirondack Red Potatoes: Potato Magic!

[1] They’re called blue, but they’re [obviously] purple (photo © High Mowing Organic Seeds). [2] Cooked and ready to eat (photo © Johnny Seeds). [3] These red potatoes cook up pink (photo © High Mowing Organic Seeds). [4] In the roasting pan, ready to serve (photo courtesy Collegio Ingegneri Ferroviari Italiani).   Are you a…
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Shiitake Mushroom Stuffing Recipe, Not Just For Thanksgiving

[1] A delicious vegetarian/vegan stuffing with dried and fresh mushrooms (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Fresh cremini mushrooms (also spelled crimini) can be replaced with white button mushrooms (photo ©Christine Siracusa | Weusual | Unsplash). [3] These are fresh shiitake mushrooms (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [4] These are dried…
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Pumpkin Spice Popcorn Bars Recipe For Seasonal Snacking

We remember the days when party guests went home with one small party favor. That got exploded into gift bags. But we think that less is more, so we tend to send guests home with a few homemade cookies or a slice of pie. This year, while there will certainly be pie “to go,” they’re…
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