A Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend Recipe For National Pumpkin Spice Day

October 1st is National Pumpkin Spice Day. What is pumpkin spice? It’s a blend of ground cinnamon, clove, ginger, nutmeg, and sometimes allspice (photo #2). It was first used as a seasoning for pumpkin pie. While for many years the baker of a pumpkin pie measured each particular spice from its jar, enough pies were…
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Chocolate Milk Recipe Ideas For National Chocolate Milk Day

[1] Chocolate peanut butter smoothie. Here’s the recipe (photos #1, #2, and #3 © Fairlife). [2] Frozen chocolate and cold brew smoothie. Here’s the recipe. [3] For breakfast, a whipped mocha cream. Here’s the recipe. [4] Hot chocolate milk with whipped cream and shaved chocolate (photo © Jez Timms | Unsplash). [5] You can get…
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A Honey & Mezcal Hot Toddy Recipe For National Honey Month

We didn’t want to let the clock run out on National Honey Month (September) without a special honey recipe. We found it in this honey and mezcal cocktail recipe, “Naughty Toddy,” from Dos Hombres Mezcal. The brand was co-founded by actors Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston (the dos hombres) along with third-generation mezcalero Gregorio Velasco.…
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Easy Apple Crisp Recipe & The History Of Apple Crisp

[1] An apple crisp is the perfect solution for when you don’t want to roll out a pie crust (photo © Urban Accents). [2] A serving of apple crisp is even prettier than pie when you serve it in dessert dishes. Here it’s served with custard sauce (here’s a recipe), but you could substitute a…
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String Cheese “Sushi” For National String Cheese Day

[1] A mock sushi roll, made with string cheese (photos #1, #2, #6, and #7 © Frigo Cheeseheads). [2] A package of string cheese can be turned into delicious and fun recipes. [3] You can buy wasabi mayonnaise or make your own by stirring wasabi into mayo (photo © Wasabi-O | Amazon). [4] The fun…
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