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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Pumpkin Pie Garnishes: Cookies & Other Pumpkin Pie Garnishes

[1] Decorate with mini cookies and you’ve got a two-in-one dessert—plus a pretty pie garnish (photos # 1, #2, #3 and #7 © Williams Sonoma). [2] These “punches” produce mini cookies from conventional pie or cookie dough. They are available seasonally at Williams Sonoma and elsewhere. [3] Here, the cutouts are used to decorate the…
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Advent Calendars: Delightful Holiday Gifts That You Need To Buy Now

We love Advent calendars, both giving them and receiving them. But they’re not a last-minute gift: You need to give it to the recipient before December 1st. That’s why for the past few years, we’ve turned to giving them to our loved ones at Thanksgiving dinner. We would spend hours poring over websites to find…
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Stroopwafel Cookies: Delicious For Every Day & Cookie Gifts

[1] Stroopwafel cookies, made to top a cup of coffee but yummy with another beverage—or alone (all photos © 3 Bros Cookies). [2] There’s a selection of gift boxes, including a holiday gift box with chocolate-dipped, decorated cookies. [3] Prefer milk? It’s a delicious combination. [4] The holiday gift tin. [5] Try your hand at…
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FOOD FUN: Halloween Pasta With Pumpkin Sauce

Staying in for Halloween? Want a quick and easy Halloween dinner? Here’s an idea from our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog. She made her own black pasta, and used canned pumpkin as the base for the sauce underneath. Her recipe is vegan, but we took an easier approach: We purchased the squid-ink pasta. Then,…
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