Bring on the pumpkin recipes! Pumpkin cookies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin biscuits…I’ll take one of each, pretty please. Our colleagues at CookingLight.com say it best: “Pumpkin is one of those defining fall flavors that many of us have come to associate with the season. These recipes will have all the warm and comforting aromas of autumn wafting from your […]
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Today in random food holidays, our nation is apparently observing Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. Rather than question it, I’d like to direct your attention to these recipes, and kindly ask that you let me stop by if you have any leftovers: Gingersnap Crust Pumpkin Cheesecake Graham Cracker Crust Pumpkin Cheesecake Not exactly what you’re in the mood for? Try one of […]
When you’re making dozens of tasty treats, it’s tempting to reuse baking sheets while they’re still hot from the oven. Stop right there! Raw dough on a warm pan produces unevenly baked cookies that are thin and overly browned around the edges.
Don’t have a lot of time to spend on dinner? Make major headway on meals by measuring ahead of time. Rather than fussing with a measuring cup in a time crunch, find five minutes throughout the day (or the night before) to combine all the spices you need for a dish in a plastic bag or a small bowl. In […]
If you’re headed to the apple orchards this weekend–or even your local supermarket–consult this chart to learn more about the different types and what to use them for.
It’s butternut squash season—and for soup and salad lovers, that’s very good news. Peeling and trimming this roly-poly winter squash may seem daunting, but that’s no reason to resort to the precut version (which spoils quickly). Just follow these steps… and use a very sharp knife. STEP 1: Using a chef’s knife or serrated knife, cut ½ inch off each end […]
Garlic–and it’s pungent flavor–is an indispensable ingredient in many dishes, but burning the delicate herb can impart a harsh bitterness to your meal. Here are two ways to ensure you don’t scorch the garlic the next time you cook dinner.
I hesitate to admit that there’s rarely any leftover wine in my house but, if you do find yourself with a bit of extra vino, here’s two ways ensure nothing goes to waste.