[1] A skull with your cider (photo courtesy The Pampered Chef). [2] Granny Smith apples (photo courtesy Good Eggs).   Looking for Halloween fun? This cider recipe, from The Pampered Chef, will take you there. Carved apples become shrunken skulls as they cook in the cider. You can serve the cider straight, or augmented with […]

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If you’ve never made marshmallows, here’s your chance to delight family and friends as you warm them up with a cup of hot cocoa. In addition to cocoa, you can use them to garnish fruit salad, ice cream, cakes, pies and other desserts. You can make them in traditional squares, or use cookie cutters to […]

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Every Halloween season we look forward to a crunchy-coated red candy apple and a chewy caramel apple. If you can’t have sugar, worry not: We have recipes for sugar-free/no sugar added candy and caramel apples. Sugar Free Candy Apples Recipe Sugar Free Caramel Apples Recipe   DECORATING THE APPLES We couldn’t find a sugar-free candy […]

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[1] Ready for Halloween drinking or gifting. This is the traditional bottle shape for all Proseccos (photos #1 and #2 courtesy Mionetto). [2] If you want the smaller size for gifts or party favors, visit your retailer sooner rather than later. They may have to be ordered from the distributor. [3] Toast to Halloween (photo […]

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These beautiful photos of Vermont Creamery’s aged goat cheeses were taken by Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provincial, where you can see more of her camera work and recipes. [1] The most ghostly cheese board ever. [2] Creepy Bonne Bouche (for Halloween, it’s Bone Bouche). 3] Got brains? Coupole cheese is one big brain. 4] Cremont, […]

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