If you find yourself with a leftover croissant, don’t stick it in the freezer. Here’s a delicious way to use to use it, from Sun Basket. Bread pudding is a flexible dish. You can serve it at brunch, or as a dessert for lunch or dinner. For a snack, it hits the spot with a […]

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[1] A seasonal snack: Pumpkin Spice Latté ice pops (photo © Zoku). [2] Instant espresso powder has many uses. Check them out (photo © King Arthur Baking). [3] Look for instant espresso powder in your grocer’s coffee aisle (photo © Medaglia d’Oro).   This seasonal ice cream pop recipe comes to us from Zoku, the […]

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[1] This gouda from Basiron in Holland is infused with pesto. Get it at iGourmet (photo © iGourmet). [2] Coupole, from Vermont Creamery, is one of our favorite goat cheeses. The brain-like surface is caused by Geotrichum candidum, a fungus that colonizes nearly all fungal surface-ripened cheeses during the early stages of ripening. Here’s more […]

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We love the creativity and fun of this apple cider cocktail, served in a fresh apple. The recipe was developed by Eastern Standard Provisions, which sells the soft pretzels in the photo as well as the French Toast Sugar used for the rim. (Here’s our review of their yummy line of soft pretzels in classic […]

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October 18th is Global Champagne Day. Although New Year’s Eve is more than two-and-a-half months away, we can’t object to another “official” occasion to drink champagne. First, an important thing to know: Champagne only refers to the sparkling wines of the Champagne region of France. Everything else, by law, is called “sparkling wine,” no matter […]

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October 17th is National Pasta Day. Yesterday we published one special pasta recipe. Here’s another. Some people like to have an antipasto plate before the pasta course. But this recipe from DeLallo combines them together. It’s fun food, mixing antipasto ingredients into the pasta. Your plate of pasta is loaded up with pepperoni, olives, artichokes, […]

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October 16th is National Pasta Day, October is National Pasta Month. Most celebrants will head for their favorites. Fettuccine Alfredo? Lasagna? Spaghetti and meatballs? We think it calls for something different and special. How about a recipe you’ve never had before? This one from DeLallo has a sauce unlike you’ve never had: both goat cheese […]

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[1] Porter’s Rye Way To Hell: great name, delicious drink (both photos © Ogden’s Own Distillery). [2] You don’t have to be as tough as this guy to enjoy a shot of Porter’s Rye.   On this socially-distant Halloween, here’s a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your pod. The recipe is courtesy of Porter’s […]

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