TIP: Apple Pie With Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Apple crisp with Salted Caramel Gelato. Photo courtesy Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto.   Most people serve their apple pie or pecan pie à la mode with vanilla ice cream. That’s the classic, but we’ve always preferred Rum Raisin, a festive holiday flavor. Yet some people like neither rum nor raisins. The emergence of Salt Caramel…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday Flavored Coffee

Pumpkin Spice coffee is a hit during the holidays. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Most people have their favorite holiday traditions. One of ours is holiday-flavored coffee, typically a “Pumpkin Spice” blend (a.k.a. “Autumn Harvest”) with pumpkin pie spices—cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. Big coffee sellers have expanded their offerings over the years.…
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COOKING VIDEO: Apple Pie With Cheddar Crust

  Not long ago, we overheard a conversation among a group that was seated next to us at a New York City restaurant. One person was recounting a dinner he had had at a colleague’s home. He had been served a slice of apple pie with a wedge of Cheddar cheese, and was “flabbergasted” by…
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RECIPES: Pie Cocktails

Drink Grandma’s Cherry Pie. Photocourtesy 1800 Tequila.   Celebrate National Pie Day (January 23rd) with a pie cocktail. You can have your pie and drink it, too. The mixologists at 1800 Tequila have created drink versions for Caramel Apple Pie, Grandma’s Cherry Pie and Pumpkin Pie. Get the recipes. Find more of our favorite cocktails.

TIP OF THE DAY: Apple Pie Cheddar Crust Recipe

Photo courtesy Wholesome Junk Food Cookbook.   Apple pie and Cheddar cheese are a time-honored pairing. To make this great match even better, add 1 cup of coarsely grated Cheddar to your apple pie crust dough. You can still serve the pie with a wedge of Cheddar. And you can also wow the crowd with…
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