HOLIDAY: National Bavarian Cream Pie Day

A fruit-topped Bavarian cream pie. Photo by J. Java | Fotolia.   November 27 is National Bavarian Cream Pie Day. Before there was Bavarian Cream Pie, there was crème bavarois—Bavarian Cream, an early 19th century dessert credited to the great chef, Marie-Antoine Carême. While the connection to Bavaria is obscure, Carême created great dinners for…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Artisan Pickles, The Best Pickles

Many foodpreneurs are making small batch, artisan pickles. Photo by Lindsay Landis | LoveAndOliveOil.com.   There are significantly more than one hundred small companies producing pickles all across this great land of ours. They’re small batch, hand packed and much tastier than mass-produced pickles. For most of us, pickles have been a commodity condiment: inexpensive,…
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RECIPE: Radish & Beet Chutney

This radish and beet chutney from LoveBeets.com is delicious with turkey sandwiches plus cheese, cold meats, on a baked potato or with sausages. It’s also a nice gift for your Thanksgiving host, who in turn may send you home with some leftover turkey. The recipe makes enough for 6 gifts or more, depending on the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Store Leftover Turkey

A “turkey dinner sandwich.” Photo by J. Java | Fotolia.   If you’re cooking Thanksgiving dinner, the odds are that you’re going to have lots of leftovers. Some of them are easy to deal with: Just store cranberry sauce, potatoes and gravy in airtight containers and use them up within the week. What about the…
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