RECIPE: Butternut Squash & Pancetta Pizza For Halloween

[1] How can you resist this fall-flavor pizza: butternut squash, pancetta and crispy sage atop provolone and mascarpone cheeses (photo #1, #2 and #3 © DeLallo)? [2] Pancetta, a form of unsmoked, spiced bacon. [3] The whole pie: yes, please! [4] Provolone cheese flavors vary by age. Provolone piccante (sharp, piquant) is, aged for a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Raclette, A Swiss Cheese Cousin To Fondue

When there’s a chill in the air, it’s time to make fondue or raclette. Most Americans are familiar with fondue; less so with raclette (rah-CLET—photo #1). Raclette is a melted cheese dish that’s easier to eat than fondue: no bread or veggies to get dropped and lost in the pot. Raclette is a specific type…
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RECIPE: Ginger Scallion Sauce For Dumplings & Much More

[1] Spicy beef dumplings with ginger scallion sauce (photos © City Dumpling). [2] Vegetable dumplings, resplendent in their bright green wrappers. [3] If you have extra fresh ginger, pop it into a glass of club soda (photo © Jan Schone | Stock Exchange).   Last night we ordered a dumpling sampler—30 Chinese dumplings!—from a new…
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RECIPE: Chocolate-Croissant Bread Pudding

If you find yourself with a leftover croissant, don’t stick it in the freezer. Here’s a delicious way to use to use it, from Sun Basket. Bread pudding is a flexible dish. You can serve it at brunch, or as a dessert for lunch or dinner. For a snack, it hits the spot with a…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Spice Latte Ice Cream Pops

[1] A seasonal snack: Pumpkin Spice Latté ice pops (photo © Zoku). [2] Instant espresso powder has many uses. Check them out (photo © King Arthur Baking). [3] Look for instant espresso powder in your grocer’s coffee aisle (photo © Medaglia d’Oro).   This seasonal ice cream pop recipe comes to us from Zoku, the…
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