FOOD FUN: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe

Make two tall smoothies or four short ones with this recipe from Chobani.   In just five minutes, you can whip up a couple of pumpkin pie `smoothies that deliver the flavors of fall. This recipe from Chobani, uses its vanilla yogurt. For a dessert smoothie, switch the yogurt to 3/4 cup frozen yogurt and…
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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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TIP OF THE DAY: Stuffed Delicata Squash

[1] Baked delicata squash cut into cylinders and served with a poached egg and sautéed vegetables (photo courtesy Vaucluse | NYC). [2] You can stuff the squash with grains (photo of grain bowl with sliced squash courtesy Good Eggs | SF). [3] Another options: slices of roast delicata squash in a green salad (photo courtesy…
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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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TIP OF THE DAY: Lighter Thanksgiving Leftovers–In Salads

Here’s our list of Thanksgiving leftovers: Appetizers: cheese, crudités and dip, deviled eggs, nuts, olives Cranberry sauce Fresh herbs (parsley, rosemary sage, thyme) Gravy Stuffing Turkey Vegetables: brussels sprouts, corn pudding, mashed potatoes   We’ve been deluged with leftover recipes for pizza, pot pie, sliders, and other foods that are as heavy as yesterday’s meal.…
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