TIP OF THE DAY: Sunday Sauce Or Sunday Gravy & A Spaghetti Dinner

[1] Serve a Sunday spaghetti dinner with GIY (garnish-your-own) platters of meats and vegetables (photo © DeLallo). [2] You can roast just a few vegetables or a whole feast of them (photo © Pampered Chef). [3] Add shishito peppers to pasta? Consider them a substitute for crushed red pepper flakes. Here’s the recipe from Nutmeg…
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GLOBAL CHAMPAGNE DAY: Champagne Tips

This year, World Champagne Day will be celebrated on October 23rd. Plan ahead if you’re planning to celebrate! Although New Year’s Eve is more than two-and-a-half months away, we can’t object to another “official” occasion to drink champagne. First, an important thing to know: Champagne only refers to the sparkling wines of the Champagne region…
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RECIPE: Cream Cheese Icing (Frosting) For National Chocolate Cupcake Day

[1] This cream cheese frosting adds sour cream for a nuance of flavor and more spreadability (photo and recipe © American Heritage Chocolate). [2] Whether you like the name brand, store brand, or organic cream cheese, you need a block of it (photo © Bay Business Help). [3] A bit of sour cream creates a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Eat Four Prunes For National Four Prunes Day

[1] Prunes are dried plums (photo © Mallivan | Panther Media). [2] Plums are laid out on wooden trays to dehydrate (photos #2 and #3 © California Prunes). [3] Prunes dehydrate to 1/3 the size of plums.   October 17th is Four Prunes Day. Why four prunes? It was named after earlier medical advice to…
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