TIP OF THE DAY: Get Seasonal With Pumpkin-Accented Everyday Foods

In our childhood, fall meant a choice of pumpkin pie or pumpkin pie. Today, there’s pumpkin everything. Walk into your favorite food store: You’ll find pumpkin-themed products in every aisle. Start the day with pumpkin yogurt or a bowl of pumpkin granola, toasted Thomas’ Pumpkin Spice English Muffins and bagels. Wash them down with pumpkin…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Honey & Food Pairings

Based on the plant from which the pollen is harvested, each varietal honey has a distinctive flavor and color. Photo courtesy National Honey Board.   Mass produced “supermarket honey” is blended specifically to have a generic flavor. As with table sugar, it delivers a uniform, sweet, simple taste to consumers time after time. But raw…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Tea In A Moka Pot

Use your moka pot to make tea! Photo courtesy Java Tea Co.   Some tea lovers have found new ways of brewing their beverage, beyond the traditional kettle and boiling water. They’ve adopted coffee-brewing techniques, using tea leaves instead of ground coffee. It’s happening from coast to coast. Press Tea, which opened last year in…
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GIFT: Cold Survival Kit Of Tea

Perk up the misery of a cold or flu with specially selected teas. Photo courtesy David’s Teas.   If you have a friend or loved one who’s been done in by cold and flu season, consider this misery-fighting Cold Survival Kit from David’s Teas. The collection of five super-soothing teas helps battle virulent viruses: Sip…
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