HALLOWEEN: Pumpkin Jam & Cheese

Lightly-sweetened jams make delicious cheese garnishes. Photo courtesy Artisanal Cheese. What do your foodie friends want for Halloween? Portuguese pumpkin jam is a delicate, autumn-spiced cheese condiment. It’s a colorful addition to any cheese platter and pairs especially well with aged sheep’s milk cheeses. Artisanal Cheese sells an artisanally-produced pumpkin jam, made in small batches…
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RECIPE TIPS: Make Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes

Bring the flavor of fall to breakfast with pumpkin pancakes. Photo courtesy IHOP. Throughout October, IHOP is serving pumpkin pancakes. Although the company won’t divulge its secret recipe, they have shared their tips for making perfect pumpkin pancakes. Canned Pumpkin: Start with your favorite pancake batter recipe and simply add canned pumpkin pie mix (seasoned…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Save Calories With Cakelets

We love cake but it doesn’t love us. With a whole cake in front of us, we can’t resist slicing another “little piece”…then another. That’s why we’ve looked for ways to serve smaller portions. Cakelet or mini-cake pans have saved the day. Instead of baking a standard cake, we make cakelets. In addition to looking…
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