HOLIDAY GIFT: Robert Lambert Fruitcake

Even if you like fruitcake, the fruitcakes from Robert Lambert will raise the bar beyond any other fruitcake you’ve had. It is fruitcake for those in the know. It has nothing to do with the mass-produced versions loaded with neon candied fruit. Robert Lambert, a cookbook author and pastry chef, is one of America’s great…
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CHRISTMAS GIFT: Advent Calendar From Woodhouse Chocolate

Order quickly if you want this wonderful “Advent calendar”: Only 150 sets were made (photo #1). Unlike the old-fashioned Advent calendar where little doors were opened to reveal the day’s treat (photo #3), Woodhouse Chocolate’s 2019 version puts each treat in a separate, reusable tin. Each tin contains a wonderful chocolate surprise: hand-decorated chocolate figures,…
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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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PRODUCT: Betty Bossi Veggie Sheet Slicer

[1] Finally, an easy way to make wide vegetable ribbons (both photos © Betty Bossi). [2] Cannelloni made with vegetable “noodles.”   If you use a spiralizer to slice vegetables into pasta-like strands, here’s something new for you: The Betty Bossi Veggie Sheet Slicer. It lets you cut your vegetables and fruits into wafer thin…
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