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 […]
Halloween is the holiday of abundant sweets and a problematic lack of willpower (at least, it’s a problem if you’ve got cavity-prone teeth like me). I came across this story in The New York Times that has some very interesting info: Your sugar cravings are predominantly genetic but your preferred sweet “seems to be primarily a learned behavior, a function […]
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.
Tired of your usual morning yogurt? My favorite these days is a brand called Noosa—it’s a thick, creamy, Australian-style yogurt that comes in delicious flavors like strawberry rhubarb, honey, and mango (we already gave a shout-out to the passion fruit flavor here). So I’m excited that the company has recently introduced yet another flavor—tart cherry, made with pureed fruit and […]
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 […]