TIP OF THE DAY: Celebrate World Champagne Day

[1] Champagne pairs well with any fish or seafood, including sushi and sashimi (photo courtesy Latte Luxury News). [2] Enjoy your favorite cheeses with Champagne (photo courtesy Champagne Bureau). [3] Drink Champagne with poultry or pork (photo courtesy Champagne Bureau).   Why wait for New Year’s Eve to crack open the bubbly? October 19th is…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gingerbread Mustard (Pain d’Epices)

Bring the flavor of fall to your mustard: gingerbread-spiced mustard. You can buy it or make it. French brands such as Pommery make it, and you can find it on Amazon. Its French name is Moutarde au Pain d’Epices: moutarde (moo-TARD) is mustard and pain d’epices (pan day PEACE) is gingerbread. Gingerbread is one of…
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HALLOWEEN RECIPE: Apple Cider With Apple Skulls

[1] A skull with your cider (photo courtesy The Pampered Chef). [2] Granny Smith apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for Halloween fun? This cider recipe, from The Pampered Chef, will take you there. Carved apples become shrunken skulls as they cook in the cider. You can serve the cider straight, or augmented with…
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