TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate National French Toast Day

Celebrate National French Toast Day! Photo courtesy MackenzieLtd.com. November 28th is National French Toast Day, so celebrate! This tasty treat is usually made with plain white bread, but some people enjoy it even more made with challah, brioche, cinnamon swirl bread or raisin bread. 1. Beat an egg with some milk, soak the bread thoroughly…
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RECIPE: Ice Cream (Or Frozen Yogurt) Pumpkin Pie

Here’s a different pumpkin pie for your holiday: made with pumpkin ice cream or frozen yogurt. If you’re looking for something special beyond the traditional pumpkin pie, how about an ice cream or frozen yogurt pumpkin pie? This recipe, created by Louise McLane, comes to us from our favorite frozen yogurt purveyor, Sweet Scoops (read…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday “Mocktail”

Photo by M. Gillow | IST. For an alcohol-free cocktail for adults and minors during holiday celebrations, mix equal parts of cranberry juice, apple cider and club soda (or ginger ale for a sweeter drink for the kids). Serve the “mocktail” in a wine goblet with an optional cinnamon stick. You can turn the drink…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Royale Cocktail

Along with all of the wine recommendations below, here’s our favorite holiday apéritif, a version of a Kir Royale (Champagne with framboise—raspberry liqueur). Instead, serve Cranberry Royales as an apéritif this holiday season, a combination of cranberry liqueur and any sparkling wine. 1. First pour the cranberry liqueur into a Champagne flute—an inch or more,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cranberry Mayo

Enjoy those turkey sandwiches (or turkey burgers, veggieburgers or regular burgers) with cranberry mayonnaise instead of other condiments. Just blend regular mayonnaise with cranberry sauce in a 3:1 proportion. Some people like even more cranberry—experiment down to a 2:1 proportion. Find more condiment ideas in our Gourmet Condiments Section. Mix some of the leftover cranberry…
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