RECIPE: Pumpkin, Sausage & Sage Risotto

This weekend we “discovered” a package of arborio rice, way back on a shelf in our very deep pantry. We decided to use it. We don’t know how long it had been there, but white rice kept in good condition (no moisture, no excess heat) can last at least 4-5 years. If vacuum sealed, it…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: ChocZero, Sugar-Free Chocolate Bars & Syrups

[1] ChocZero chocolate bars are sold in six-packs (photos #1 to #3 courtesy ChocZero). [2] Chocolate squares are perfect with a cup of coffee. [3] While maple is the most popular, there are 11 additional sugar-free syrup flavors. Monk fruit (lo han guo) on the tree (photo courtesy Clean Plates).   With Halloween and the…
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RECIPE: Fluffernutter Pie For National Fluffernutter Day

October 8th is National Fluffernutter Day, honoring an American sandwich that has been beloved by generations: a combination of Fluff marshmallow cream and peanut butter. The invention of smooth, creamy Marshmallow Fluff in Massachusetts led to many recipes, including the Fluffernutter Sandwich, a combination of Marshmallow Fluff and peanut butter. Today we have a Fluffernutter…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 8 Tips To Prevent Kitchen Fires

[1] Don’t let this happen. See tip #1 (photo courtesy Stone Frying Pans). [2] Tip #7: Keep one of these aerosol sprays next to your stove at all times (photo courtesy First Alert). [3] Tip #8: Be sure you have a kitchen fire alarm…and that its batteries are fresh (photo courtesy Thrifty Fun).   Fire…
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