FREEBIE: Holiday Gift Labels

Don’t spend money for gift labels in these tough times. Courtesy of Land O’Lakes, you can print 18 different gift label designs on your color printer. Using a standard 2″ x 4″ sheet of white mailing labels, such as Avery#5263, that prints 10 labels per sheet, you can become a creative label maker. You’ll need…
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GOURMET NEWS: Lager Week

  This is Lager Week, so invite your friends to a magnificent beer and food pairing beer dinner. Start with some overall beer and food pairing tips. Then an appetizer of: –Spicy Steamed Mussels, paired with an American sour wheat or farmhouse ale. -For the fish course, Wood-Grilled Trout With Mission Fig Compound Butter is…
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RECIPES: Holiday Cocktails

It’s a pumpkin pie in a glass. This holiday season, start your guests off with the same flavors that end the meal—pie! These cocktails take advantage of seasonal flavors to perfectly complement your cocktail hour—or dessert. Caramel Apple Pie Cocktail The seasonal flavors of this sweet cocktail come from butterscotch schnapps and real apple cider.…
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RECIPES: Celebrate December 5th, Repeal Day

Celebrate Repeal Day with a classic cocktail like a Gin & Tonic. Click here for a recipe. December 5th, “Repeal Day,” celebrates the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution that repealed the 18th Amendment, which had mandated nationwide Prohibition. But this is no ordinary repeal day: It’s the 75th anniversary of the end of…
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FREEBIE: Cookie Of The Day Recipes

Home-baked Christmas butter cookies are a memorable part of the holidays.   From November 28 through December 24, bakers can delight in a daily, delicious butter cookie recipe, along with baking tips, from cookbook author Gale Gand (Gale’s the executive pastry chef and co-owner, with Ric Tramonto, of one of our favorite restaurants, Tru, in…
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