TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Party Wines

For a Halloween party idea—or to augment the gathering you’ve already planned—look for holiday-themed bottles of wine. There are dozens of choices available nationwide—typically the winery’s existing wines with special labels. The Church Of Halloween presents 51 different wines with Halloween-theme labels. Some examples: Cabernet Sauvignon: Bat’s Blood, Chateau du Vampire, Freakshow Chardonnay: Bewitched, Ghostly…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Cheese Danish & The History Of Viennoiserie

[1] One of the most popular types of Viennoiserie is Danish pastry, typically round with fruit and/or cheese fillings (photo courtesy Visit Denmark). [2] Kouign amann may look like Danish’s country cousin, but the flavor is as royal as it can be (Here’s the recipe from The Kitchn). [3] Perhaps the most oft-consumed Viennoiserie choice:…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

Got rolls? Here’s the recipe for these typical soft, white dinner rolls from King Arthur Flour. For harvest season, add these slightly sweet, light-gold rolls from King Arthur Flour to your bread basket for a tasty change of pace And why just dinner? Enjoy them at breakfast and lunch, too. WHAT’S A DINNER ROLL? There…
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RECIPE: Pumpkin Bacon Grits With Poached Eggs

[1] Fall food: pumpkin grits topped with a poached egg and bacon (photo courtesy Running To The Kitchen). [2] What’s your favorite way to poach eggs? We like the evenness that comes from a poaching mold (photo courtesy Home Shopping | IE). [3] A poacher for the stovetop (photo courtesy Cooks Standard).   October marks…
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RECIPE: Soft Pumpkin Pretzels With Pumpkin

[1] Warm from the oven and ready to dip in the sweet-and-salty coating. photo courtesy GrowlersAndLace.com. [2] Be sure to use pumpkin purée, not pumpkin pie filling, which contains sugar and spices (photo courtesy Libby). [3] Libby and other brands offer organic pumpkin purée (photo courtesy Libby). [4] Enjoy the pretzels with a glass of…
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