PRODUCT: Gingerbread Mustard

Gingerbread mustard. Photo courtesy Fallot.   For the holidays, how about traditional Dijon mustard mixed with gingerbread spices? It’s a French specialty. In French it’s called moutarde au pain d’epices; pain d’epices, which translates to spice bread, is the French word for gingerbread. Gingerbread is one of the specialties of the Burgundy region of France.…
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RECIPE: Baked Potato Nachos

Today is National Nachos Day. Here’s a twist on nachos from the United States Potato Board, which uses potatoes instead of tortilla chips. Prep time is 25 minutes, cook time is 35 minutes. RECIPE: BAKED POTATO NACHOS Ingredients For 4 Servings 1-1/2 pounds russet potatoes Olive oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Revisit Nachos For National Nachos Day

Naked Nachos: no cheese! Photo courtesy The Better Chip.   November 6th is National Nachos Day, a snack created on the fly in 1943 at a restaurant in Mexico (the history is below). Here are three modern takes on the classic: Naked Nachos (without cheese), Cast Iron Nachos and Dessert Nachos. The recipes were developed…
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RECIPE: Autumn Bundt Cake

Treat yourself to a slice of autumn. Photo courtesy Bi-Rite Market | San Francisco.   It’s easy to turn a plain bundt cake into a festive holiday dessert. Just top it with caramel sauce or glaze, candied pecans or walnuts and dried cranberries and/or cherries—an idea we snatched from Bi-Rite Market, a specialty food store…
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