TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday Bundt Cakes

Here’s the current selection of dozens of bundt pan designs. [1] Classic bundt served with bourbon pecan sauce (photo courtesy Spice Islands). [2] Pumpkin cake in the Elegant Party Bundt pan. [3] Gingerbread Cake in the Elegant Party Bundt. [5] Orange Bourbon Cake in the Heritage Bundt Pan ( (photos [3], [4] and [5] courtesy…
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RECIPE: Holiday Oysters With Cranberry Cocktail Sauce

Make cranberry cocktail sauce for the holidays. Photo courtesy Willapa Oysters, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week.   The Pilgrims may well have had oysters at their first harvest feast. We know that mussels were easily picked from rocks along the shore, and oysters were native to the local estuaries, where rivers and streams…
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FOOD FUN: PieCaken & Its Recipe

Zac Young’s Thanksgiving PieCaken. Photos Dillon Burke | sndwch creativ.   Fans of the Lifetime series, Drop Dead Diva, will remember when April invented the Pake—pie plus cake—and opened her Pakery. Executive Pastry Chef Zac Young of the David Burke Group now makes the PieCaken for Thanksgiving, the dessert version of turducken. The three-layer confection…
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FOOD FUN: Angry Turkey Cheesecake

For years, we’ve loved the designs of Elegant Cheesecakes, Since 1988, Elegant Cheese Cakes has designed memorable wedding cakes, birthday cakes, and other special occasion delights. It was one of our Top Picks Of The Week ten years ago. We’ve been evangelists ever since. Working in cheesecake, chocolate cake and other popular flavors, owner and…
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THANKSGIVING: Food Safety Tips

Make your Thanksgiving dinner a safe one. Photo courtesy ThanksgivingDay2015i.com.   Even if you’ve never had a problem before, check out these food safety tips prior to Turkey Day. They’re courtesy of The Learning Center at State Farm. 1. Keep everything clean. Scrub your hands with soap under warm water for 20 seconds before touching…
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