Pairing Wine With Dessert: Cake, Chocolate & More For National Drink Wine Day

It’s National Drink Wine Day. But let’s expand our American horizons to a different slant: pairing wine with sweet foods. Check out: Pairing Wine & Cake Pairing Wine & Chocolate Pairing Wine & Desserts Pairing Wine With Ice Cream & Sorbet   A bonus: Pairing Beer & Chocolate     NOW IT’S TIME TO PARTY!…
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Eggnog Cream Pie Recipe & More Eggnog Recipes For Christmas & New Year’s

[1] Creamy eggnog pie. The recipe is below (photo © Taste Of Home). [2] Store-bought eggnog can be found in conventional versions as well as with plant milks (photo © Kemps). [3] Eggnog French toast. Here’s the recipe (photo © Driscolls). [4] Spiced eggnog cheesecake. Here’s the recipe (photo © Charlie Palmer Holidays). [5] How…
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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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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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The History Of Dessert For National Dessert Day

[1] Simple but elegant: a layered pound cake with whipped cream and berries. Here’s the recipe (photo © The Baker Chick) [2] Do you prefer a fancy tart or a simple piece of apple pie? Here’s the recipe (photo © The Lemon Apron). [3] Gelato was invented in the 16th century; but it was so…
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