FOOD FUN: Gingerbread Men Sleigh

Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go! These sleighs are made from sweet rolls and mini gingerbread men, with candy cane runners. We discovered it on the Facebook page of St. Pierre bakery. We recommended their product line earlier this fall. It’s fun to make, and even more fun to…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 4 Tips To Make Christmas Dinner Easier

[1] Cranberry mimosa. Appoint one of the guests to be bartender (photo courtesy Ocean Spray). [2] Cheese wreath. One of your creative guests may want to do something special with the cheese plate (photo courtesy Eat Wisconsin Cheese). [3] Ask someone in advance to carve the turkey or ham (photo courtesy iGourmet). [4] Ask someone…
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RECIPE: Apple Pie Oatmeal

How about apple pie for breakfast—sort of? An apple crumb pie has a streusel topping made with oats, brown sugar and butter. The oatmeal recipe below is a close cousin, made with apples, apple pie spices…and oats, brown sugar and butter. Alex Caspero, MA, RD, CLT, who developed the recipe for Fruits And Veggies More…
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GIFT PICK: Pre-Brew Coffee Spices From Simply Organic

[1] Add a spoon of coffee spices to your ground coffee to brew a flavored pot. [2] Four flavors complement light through dark roast coffees. Both photos courtesy Simply Organic.   Sometimes you feel like having plain coffee, sometimes you like a hit of flavor. Simply Organic has developed Pre-Brew Coffee Spices for you. Add…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Bantam Bagels…& Pancakes…& Egg Bites

Bantam Bagels had a small shop in Greenwich Village, selling two-bite balls of bagel in different flavors, filled with a variety of cream cheese flavors. The novelty spread the word, and the plucky Bantams are now sold at 16,000 grocers nationwide. Along the way, the line expanded with Bantam Pancakes and Bantam Egg Bites. (The…
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