TIP OF THE DAY: Use Boiled Cider At Every Meal!

[1] The best-known use of boiled cider is apple cider donuts. Here’s the recipe. (all photos courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] Used boiled cider to make these cranberry-raisin oatmeal cookies taste even better. Here’s the recipe. [3] These apple dumpling slices are a cross between dumplings and sticky buns, pie and cobbler. Here’s the recipe.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Flavor & Use Savory Yogurt

[1] Instead of cream cheese, lowfat Greek yogurt blended with garlic, dill and parsley (photo courtesy Chobani Café (all photos courtesy Chobani). [2] Use yogurt in different types of sauces. Here, yogurt is blended with cheese as a dipping sauce for Pigs & Blankets, but you could eas easily use it on chicken, grains or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Muscadine Grapes

What are those jumbo grapes you occasionally find in the market? They’re muscadine grapes, Vitis rotundifolia, a species native to the warm, humid climate of the southeastern and south-central United States. The vines are well adapted to their native warm and humid climate. The grape has been extensively cultivated since the 16th century. Today there…
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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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