TIP OF THE DAY: Champagne To Pair With Thanksgiving Dinner

[1] This turkey is actually basted with Champagne as well. Here’s the recipe from Taste of Home. It takes two cups of Champagne or other sparkling wine. [2] Start the dinner with bubbly, starting with the hors d’oeuvres. Here’s more from Good Food (photo © Good Food | Marina Oliphant). [3] A popular appetizer, Baked…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Wine Pairings For Thanksgiving

Because Thanksgiving is the American holiday, we always serve American wines. If you pour just one white wine and one red wine at Thanksgiving, that’s O.K. But for those who want to up their wine-pairing game, the folks at Cameron Hughes Wine (photo #3) have put together a Thanksgiving food and wine pairing guide and…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Soup With Bacon, Sage & Gnocchi

[1] You can serve either gnocchi or tortellini in his rich pumpkin soup (photos #1 and #2 © DeLallo). [2] If you like, substitute tortellini for the gnocchi in the photo. [3] Flash-fried sage leaves. Here’s the recipe (photo © Saveur Magazine).   This bowl of soup is hearty enough to be the main course…
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FALL RECIPE: Pumpkin Dessert Waffles

Here’s a fun seasonal dessert: Pumpkin Dessert Waffles. The waffle batter is made with pumpkin pie spices, topped with ice cream and regular or spiced whipped cream. You can mix and match: choose plain or spiced whipped cream, vanilla, maple walnut, pumpkin (photo #4) or salted caramel ice cream, etc. Don’t want waffles? Cut a…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Almond Breeze Mexican Hot Chocolate & Nog & More

Our products of the week are sweet ones: beverages from Almond Breeze, organic sugar from Dulcie and mochi from My/Mo. As with all of our Products Of The Week, we consume them all, regularly.     1. ALMOND BREEZE ALMONDMILK MEXICAN HOT CHOCOLATE Recently we reviewed the line of Almond Breeze Almondmilk nondairy milk drinks,…
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