[1] Pecan pie with whipped cream and caramel corn (photo courtesy Edwards Desserts). [2] Chocolate tart à la mode with chocolate sauce and a salted peanut counterpoint (at Le Colonial | New York City). Pumpkin pie with an easy garnish: caramel sauce and walnuts (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [4] Pumpkin pie with a bit […]

Diet Tips

Brighten up winter meals with splashes of color. You can do that with sides like beets, red cabbage slaw and winter squash. But you can also employ colorful garnishes and condiments. Green garnishes like parsley and mint have been used for…centuries? millennia? Here are brighter recommendations in orange, red and yellow: Bell pepper (orange, red, […]

Diet Tips

You can create special holiday cocktails with seasonal ingredients—cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, peppermint. But you can add a touch of red and green to Martinis and Margaritas as well. Here, some suggestions to get you thinking about holiday cocktail garnishes.     OPENING THOUGHTS If you want a red and green motif, cruise the aisles of […]

Diet Tips