TIP OF THE DAY: Seasonal Sangria

Celebrate fall with Apple Cider Sangria. Photo courtesy Zulka.com.   Sangria is a popular party drink, and you can moderate the amount of alcohol or use none at all. Here’s the version we’re serving at Thanksgiving, compliments of Zulka Sugar. Fall is apple cider season, so Instead of fruit juice, this recipe uses apple cider…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Popcorn Balls

The oldest popcorn known to date—actual ears of corn—was discovered in a cave in New Mexico, and carbon-dated to be more than 5,600 years old. It was not eaten as a snack food by early Americans, but was popped and then pounded into meal that was mixed with water and cooked. Fast-forward several thousand years:…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Rose Champagne With Turkey

Each year at this time we get queries about the best wine to serve with turkey. Click over to see our list of “turkey wines”: delicious, affordable choices in red, white and sparkling wines. One wine we left off of our original list is a crowd pleaser: rosé Champagne. The dark fruit flavors make it…
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RECIPE: Nanaimo Bars For Christmas

Nanaimo (pronounced na-NYE-mo) is a city on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, that has given its name to this delicious holiday bar cookie. If you’re looking for a special recipe, try this one from Jessie Oleson Moore of CakeSpy, via KingArthurFlour.com. A no-bake bar, the basic recipe consists of a graham cracker crumb-based layer…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 5 Cures For Overeating

If you ate more than this for Thanksgiving, you may need this article. Photo courtesy WilliamsSonoma.com.   During the holiday season, articles with tips on how to avoid overeating abound, starting with Thanksgiving dinner. If only we could follow that sensible advice! If you and your family have self-control on Thanksgiving, well, we wish we…
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