RECIPE: Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread

Back in the 17th century, sugar was costly and shortbread was considered an expensive luxury, a treat reserved for special celebrations, Christmas and New Year’s celebrations. Imagine how over-the-top-indulgent those party-goers would think us if they had these dipped shortbread fingers! We thank the folks at Walkers Shortbread for this festive yet easy recipe. Serve…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Cupcakes With Pumpkin Cheesecake Frosting

Fall is the time to bake up a pumpkin storm, so let’s add to the list with a delicious pumpkin cupcake with pumpkin cheesecake (cream cheese) frosting. Created by cupcake blogger Stefani Pollack, the cupcakes are made with healthier graham flour and bits of graham crackers, yielding a far more rich-tasting, graham-y cake with a…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Mousse Cheesecake

We love pumpkin cheesecake: So many recipes, so little time! This recipe is on the lighter side—pumpkin mousse—which makes it a better option after a heavy dinner. Think ahead to Thanksgiving, but try it out for Halloween. The recipe was created by Andrea Watman, Creative Director at Zabar’s in New York City. Another twist is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin Table Settings

Scatter miniature pumpkins and gourds to dress up the dining table from October through Thanksgiving weekend. They also can be used to hold place cards: Either cut a slit on the top with a sharp knife to insert the card, or use strong double-stick tape to affix it. See our favorite Halloween chocolates, which can…
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