RECIPE: Pumpkin Cheesecake, Gingersnap Crust

In the name of full disclosure: We love all cheesecake. We especially love chocolate cheesecake, Oreo cheesecake and pumpkin cheesecake. So how happy are we today: It’s National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. Here’s what we’re baking: RECIPE: PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE WITH GINGERSNAP CRUST Ingredients For 10-Inch Cheesecake 1-1/2 cups finely ground gingersnap cookies 1/4 cup finely ground…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Egg Bake For Breakfast Or Brunch

Make it in advance. In the morning, just place it in the oven. Photo courtesy Kraft.   We tried this do-ahead baked egg dish this past weekend, and enjoyed the ease of doing the prep work in advance. We rolled out of bed, turned on the oven to preheat, and within the hour were enjoying…
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HALLOWEEN: Toffee Apple Martini (Caramel Apple Martini)

For those too sophisticated for a toffee apple: a toffee apple Martini. Photo courtesy Belvedere.   Forget about all those ersatz “witch’s brew,” “black cat” and other Halloween cocktails. Here’s a “real” Halloween cocktail: the Toffee Apple Martini. The recipe was developed by Belvedere Vodka. By the way, today is National Caramel Apple Day, a…
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RECIPE: Greek Lamb Chops

If you’re a fan of lamb chops (we love them), take a slight departure from your regular grilling and make them as they’re served at Stix Mediterranean Grill in New York City. Drizzle the chops with extra virgin olive oil and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Sprinkle with oregano. Grill to desired doneness. Serve…
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