RECIPE: Winter Vegetable Kabobs

Yes, we’re past Thanksgiving, but these “Thanksgiving Kabobs” work all fall and winter and are equally fun for Christmas dinner. They may even have people who don’t like to eat vegetables asking for more! Our friend Hannah Kaminsky of BittersweetBlog.com created “Thanksgiving kabobs” from all the classic Thanksgiving (and Christmas) accoutrements. They’re threaded onto portion-controlled,…
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PRODUCT: Cream Cheese & Sour Cream Hybrids With Greek Yogurt

We have long been cutting down the fat content of our dips by mixing sour cream with fat free Greek yogurt. Sooner or later, dairy producers were going to figure out that creamy, nonfat Greek yogurt could be used to lower the fat count and calorie count in those two voluptuous, fatty and caloric dairy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: White Hot Chocolate For A White Christmas

Tis’ the season for white hot chocolate. No matter what the weather is like where you live, you can have a white Christmas with a cup of it. Here are two recipes that give a gourmet twist to hot chocolate. The second recipe, for hot chocolate on a stick, can be given as party favors…
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RECIPE: Candy Cane Whipped Cream, Egg Nog Whipped Cream

Garnish your holiday desserts and beverages with a festive dollop of peppermint-flavored, candy cane-swirled whipped cream. It’s especially delicious on chocolate cake, pound cake and angel cake. RECIPE: CANDY CANE WHIPPED CREAM Ingredients For 16 Servings 1 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon pure peppermint extract 4…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Red & Green Champagne Cocktails

If your Christmas cocktail of choice is a fizzy one, you don’t need to spring for costly Champagne. Consider more affordable bubblies: Asti Spumante and Prosecco from Italy Cava from Spain Crémant from France Espumante from Portugal Sekt from Germany Sparklers from Austria, New Zealand, South Africa, the U.S. and other countries   You can…
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