RECIPE: Sausage Sliders & Winter Lager

TOP PHOTO: The National Pork Board recommends these sliders with your lager. BOTTOM PHOTO: Samuel Adams Winter Lager, in bottles, cans and on tap.   December 10th is National Lager Day; the entire second week in December is Lager Beer Week. Here’s a special slider recipe from the National Pork Boardto go with your lager.…
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RECIPE: Christmas Ornament Cookies

If our recent article on making Christmas tree ornaments from deyhydrated fruit didn’t appeal to you, how about cookie ornaments? Unlike the dried citrus, you can eat the cookies when you take down the tree. This is a recipe for people who want to hone their decorating techniques. Marian, cookie decorating expert and author of…
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RECIPE: Easy Gingerbread Cake & More Ways To Enjoy Gingerbread

Gingerbread is a long-standing holiday tradition, the seeds of which are with the 11th-century crusaders returning from the Holy Land with ginger and other spices. The history is below. Beyond those first gingerbread cakes and cookies, ginger has found its way into present day mousse, waffles, RECIPE: EASY GINGERBREAD CAKE Ingredients 2 cups of all-purpose…
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CHRISTMAS: A Star Made Of Cheese

Cabot Cheese commemorates the Christmas Star (Star of Bethlehem) using a different flavor of their excellent cheddars for each point on the star. In addition to regular cheddars in different stages of sharpness, there are delicious flavored cheddars: Chipotle, Everything Bagel, Garlic & Herb, Horseradish, Hot Buffalo Wing, Smoky Bacon and Tomato Basil. The company…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Christmas Cheese Balls

TOP PHOTO: Cheese balls decorated like ornaments for holiday festivals. Photo courtesy Kraft. BOTTOM PHOTO: What’s inside the cheese ball? Here it’s red and green bell peppers. Photo by Claire Freierman | THE NIBBLE.   Turn cheese balls into holiday ornaments with the right coatings. This recipe from Philadelphia Cream Cheese uses only cream cheese,…
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