TIP OF THE DAY: Ways To Use Cranberry Relish

Thanksgiving is our favorite cultural holiday, because foods appear on the table that we don’t see much of for the rest of the year. Like cranberry-orange relish, one of our faves. We have no one to blame but ourself; and last year we stuck half a dozen bags of fresh cranberries into the freezer, to…
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GIFT: Fairytale Brownies Brownies & Morsels

[1] Most brownies in three sizes: Regular (in front), Sprites (rectangles) and Morsels (mini squares). [2] and [3] Seasonal packaging and occasion messaging (birthday, get well, etc.) let you customize your gift. All photos courtesy Fairytale Brownies.   Last month we received a gift shipment of Fairytale Brownies. The excitement generated around here was almost…
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RECIPE: A Chocolate Dirt Cake Pot For National Chocolate Day

[1] A different way to enjoy chocolate on National Chocolate Day (photo The Venetian | Las Vegas). [2] Halloween-ify it with season Oreos (photo Walmart). [3] Trade the flower lollipop for chocolate spooky pops (photo Melville Candy).   October 28th is National Chocolate Day, and pastry chefs nationwide are outdoing themselves. Most of the recipes…
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RECIPE: Cranberry-Orange White Chocolate Chip Cookies

You might not think of cranberries as a category for innovation. After all, it’s a superfruit that should be eaten often. Decas Cranberry Products, a third-generation family business located in the heart of Massachusetts’ cranberry country, wants to help. Its products are available at retail under the Paradise Meadow brand: a line of all natural,…
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RECIPE: Caramelized Onion & Apple Galette

This is such a nice fall recipe, we’ve made it several times—and we’re just a few weeks into fall. Savory and sweet combine in this galette: caramelized onions and apples. A galette (gah-LET) is a rustic, round, open-face pie, made without a pie pan. It is flat, with a turned-up crust that wraps around the…
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