RECIPE: Clear Pumpkin Pie

[1] Alinea’s clear pumpkin pie (photo Alinea | Chicago). [2] Hannah Kaminsky’s version, recipe below (photo Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog).   Perhaps the most innovative restaurant in the country, Chicago’s Alinea set the internet on fire once again with another avant-garde culinary masterpiece, propelling pumpkin pie it into a viral video hit. It’s a…
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HALLOWEEN: Chocolate Graveyard Shake

This nifty idea comes Lauren Toyota of Hot For Food, who created it as a nutritious vegan smoothie recipe. We adapted the concept as a chocolate-banana shake (peanut butter optional) with cow’s milk. You can: Use your milk of choice: almond milk, dairy milk, soy milk), or a blend. Add almond butter or peanut butter…
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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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RECIPE: Pull-Apart Cheese Bread, Or Halloween Brain Bread?

[1] . [2] Provolone, originally made in a round or oval shape, is now made in loaves and wheels as well (photo courtesy DiBruno Brothers).   Bel Gioioso, the Wisconsin-based Italian cheesemaker, sent us this pull-apart cheese bread recipe. A boule (ball)-style Italian pull-apart bread, it’s made with provolone cheese, marinara sauce, garlic and seasonings.…
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