HALLOWEEN: Trick Or Treat With Pumpkin Brownies

It will be a ghoulishly delightful change this Halloween when you serve Fairytale Brownies’ new Halloween brownies in Pumpkin Spice, with a Halloween label that features jack-o-lanterns and bats. Perfect for party favors, the individually wrapped, 3” x 3” dark chocolate brownies are also sold in bulk by the dozen, if you want to present…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Stone Crab

Our friends at the Grand Central Oyster Bar in New York City remind us that stone crab is now in season. Florida stone crabs are legal for harvest from October 15th through May 15th. Frozen stone crab is available year-round, but the true palate pleaser is the fresh crab. The stone crab (Menippe mercenaria), also…
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HALLOWEEN: Cinnamon Vodka Punch

Cinnamon evokes fall and Halloween. Photo courtesy Belvedere Vodka.   If you’re looking to fill the punch bowl on Halloween, here’s a recipe from Belvedere Vodka. You can make the cinnamon simple syrup in advance. RECIPE: CINNAMON VODKA PUNCH Ingredients 7 ounces vodka 3 ounces cinnamon simple syrup 1 ounce sweet vermouth 5.5 ounces pink…
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HALLOWEEN: Jackson Pollack Style & Other Chocolate Candy Apples

You can make candy apples the traditional way or you can cook to the tune of a different drummer. In this recipe, adapted from Cooking Light, melted chocolate is dripped on the apple in a Jackson Pollack approach. Green Granny Smiths go well with the sweet white and bittersweet chocolates and provide a better backdrop…
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