TIP OF THE DAY: Chestnuts, Briefly In Season

[1] To roast chestnuts, cut an X on the flat side. [2] Chestnut soup, a don’t-miss seasonal treat. [3] Brussels sprouts with roasted chestnuts from MyRecipes.com).   While canned chestnuts, and more recently, ready-to-eat vacuum-bagged chestnuts, can be found year-round, fresh chestnuts season lasts for only about two months. Now is the time to enjoy…
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FOOD FUN: Jim Beam Caramel Apples (Or Other Favorite Whiskey)

To celebrate its Apple Bourbon—available year-round but especially popular in fall recipes—Jim Beam has stepped beyond cocktails to caramel. Yes, you can dip your caramel apples into an easy homemade caramel that incorporates a cup of Jim Beam Apple Bourbon. No time to buy Jim Beam Apple Bourbon? Use what you’ve got on hand (including…
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