FOOD HOLIDAY: National Bologna Day

Bite into a bologna sandwich. Photo by Francesco DiBartolo | IST.   We haven’t had a bologna sandwich since grade school, when Mom would pack one up once a week or so, alternating with a BLT, ham, PB&J or tuna sandwich. Yet to other people, a bologna sandwich is a culinary staple. Beyond the sandwich,…
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FOOD FUN: Pumpkin Cocktail In A Baby Pumpkin

We’ll drink to that! Photo courtesy American Alibi Whiskey.   If you don’t want to hollow out a dozen or more baby pumpkins to serve as vessels for this Pumpkin Patch Julep, just use a standard glass. The ingredients make a delicious Halloween cocktail. TIP: You can wash, dry and freeze the pumpkins in food…
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HALLOWEEN: Healthy Trick Or Treating

All kids look forward to collecting a bag of candy on Halloween. Few would gracefully accept a healthy piece of fruit, much as their parents might support the idea. Yet, there are healthy foods that kids see as treats, and you can feel good about handing out: Pistachio Nuts. Always a favorite! You may be…
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HALLOWEEN: Witch’s Fingers Breadsticks

A hostess gift for Morticia Addams? Photo courtesy ArtisanBreadInFive.com.   Halloween is a week away. Are your mummy ducks in order? Halloween is great fun for kids, but adults enjoy fun food too. These crunchy breadsticks combine the ghoulish with the delicious. You can make them as is, or add a few drops of green…
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