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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Wolferman’s English Muffins

[1] Soup with a fall popcorn garnish (both photos © Popcorn Board). [2] Add the garnish to chili and more.   Here’s a fun garnish for fall: for soups, vegetables, grains, proteins, even plain yogurt. Combine seasoned popcorn (recipe below) with dried cranberries and pepitas, and top with fried sage leaves (here’s the recipe—it’s worth […]

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[1] Pace yourself, and try the 15+ flavors of Wolferman’s English Muffins (all photos © Wolferman’s). [2] Yes, please: Chocolate Chip English Muffins. [3] Peanut butter and bananas for breakfast. [4] Peanut butter and bananas for breakfast. [5] It’s Pumpkin English Muffin season. There are also Cranberry Citrus muffins. [6] English crumpets. You can bake […]

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What’s in your salad? If it’s the same group of ingredients that you’ve used throughout the spring and summer, it’s time to expand your choices to cool weather ingredients. Good Eggs, purveyor of premium produce in the San Francisco Bay area, created the chart below to make it easy for you to mix and match. […]

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[1] Andouille sausage pizza on a handmade rectangular crust. The recipe is below (photo © Wisconsin Cheese). [2] Sliced andouille sausage. This andouille went atop a pizza with red bell pepper and scallions. Here’s the recipe from Bell Of The Kitchen (photo © Belle Of The Kitchen). [3] Onion confit (photo © The Vanilla Queen). […]

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[1] Pasta with broccoli rabe and pistachio pesto. The recipe is below (photo © DeLallo). [2] Homemade casarecce (photo © The Pasta Project). [3] Pistachio nuts (photo © The Guilded Nut, a specialist in pistachios, with numerous seasonings). [4] Broccoli rabe (photo © Imraw). [5] Parmigiano Reggiano cheese (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [6] Toasted (roasted) […]

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October is Italian Heritage Month, previously called Italian-American Heritage Month. It’s time to celebrate the accomplishments of Italian Americans, which in our case means the food. Beginning some 200 years ago, Italian immigrants in the U.S. with wonderful Mediterranean flavors and their home cuisine. Some of those recipes got enhanced with American ingredients, including lots […]

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[1] One-sheet Pierogies Primavera. The recipe is below. [2] Mini Classic Cheddar Pierogies. [3] Mini Pierogi Skewers. Here’s the recipe. [4] Classic pierogies with butter and onions—and a bowl of sour cream. Here’s the recipe (photos 1-4 © Mrs. T’s). [5] Pierogi “Shepherd’s Pie.” Here’s the recipe from Cleverly Simple (photo © Cleverly Simple)..   […]

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Fall means apple cider, a drink that’s refreshing served cold or hot (mulled cider). Here’s a festive drink that adds wine, to make it a sangria. Here’s how to set up an apple cider bar for a party. If you need a pitcher, take a look at Pampered Chef’s Quick-Stir Pitcher. It has a plunger […]

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[1] The inviting package design © Jamie Stark | Stark Designs). [2] Here’s the recipe from Here’s a most delicious French bread pizza recipe from Nicole of Cooking For Keeps (photo © Cooking For Keeps). [3] Caprese Chicken Skillet. Here’s the recipe from Rachel’s Healthy Plate (photo © Rachel’s Healthy Plate). [4] Gourmet grilled cheese […]

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