RECIPE: Chicken Chili Bake with Chipotle Cheddar Biscuits

Here’s a hearty chili and chicken dish for game day. We made extra biscuits. Who can resist Cheddar Chipotle Buttermilk Biscuits?   We’re having a small group over tomorrow to watch the New York City Marathon, and are making the same recipe that was popular with them last year. We’re doubling the recipe, so we…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pudding Parfaits

If your crowd is elegant, use finer ingredients than crushed Oreos and M&Ms. Photo courtesy Gather By Damico | Minneapolis.   Add a special element to any small party, or even a quiet evening with the family, by putting together a mix and match pudding parfait bar. It’s a popular annual event at our place;…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Breadcrumb Topping On Pasta

TOP PHOTO: Mac & cheese, crumbed for crunch and glamour. Photo courtesy Morgans Hotel | NYC. BOTTOM PHOTO: Linguine tossed in olive oil, Parmesan and herbs, topped with bread crumbs. Photo courtesy All’onda | NYC.   If you peruse recipes for mac and cheese, you’ve likely noticed that the better recipes—certainly those by name chefs—regularly…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Serpent’s Bite Apple Cider Flavored Whisky

Good enough to tote in a flask. Photo courtesy Spirits Marque One.   Flavored shots are trending, and our favorite this season is Serpent’s Bite Apple Cider Flavored Whisky. It does for whisky what so many distillers have done for vodka: infuses a delectable layer of flavor. And Serpent’s Bite is the flavor of fall.…
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HALLOWEEN: Layer Cake With Candy Corn

TOP PHOTO: Halloween Layer Cake from Harry & David. BOTTOM PHOTO: Make your own Halloween layer cake with this recipe. Photo courtesy Taste Of Home.   If yesterday’s Spider Web Brownies didn’t blow your cobwebs away, how about a layer cake? In addition to Halloween, the recipe below, from Taste Of Home, is also spot-on…
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