TIP OF THE DAY: Cinnamon Pecan Topping

For holiday season, it’s good to have a trick up your sleeve that quickly turns everyday food into festive food. We nominate homemade cinnamon pecan topping, which can be used to garnish both sweet and savory foods. See our list of uses below. You can use any nut, but pecan goes particularly well in this…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin Beer Cocktails (Beertails)

Pumpkin beer cocktails have sprouted at watering holes all over town. We’ve got two great recipes that use pumpkin beer or ale, plus tips on how to dress up a regular brew in seasonal flavors. Even people who aren’t beer lovers can enjoy a beertail. As long as you like pumpkin pie, you’ll like these.…
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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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