[1] Popcorn with fall flavors: maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice (photo © Popcorn Board). [2] Pumpkin pie spice (photo © Silk Road Spices).   Here’s some seasonal fun: popcorn with seasonal ingredients. Thanks to The Popcorn Board for the recipe.   RECIPE #1: MAPLE PUMPKIN SPICE POPCORN Ingredients 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons […]

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Grounds & Hounds is the perfect coffee brand for dog lovers. “Every pound saves a hound,” the company says: 20% of all profits generated by Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. are used to fund innovative and impactful rescue programs throughout the country. The mission is to eradicate unnecessary animal euthanasia and improve animal welfare, and […]

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Even if you like fruitcake, the fruitcakes from Robert Lambert will raise the bar beyond any other fruitcake you’ve had. It is fruitcake for those in the know. It has nothing to do with the mass-produced versions loaded with neon candied fruit. Robert Lambert, a cookbook author and pastry chef, is one of America’s great […]

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[1] Seedless lemons from The Wonderful Company are a boon to bakers, cooks, and everyone who likes a squeeze of lemon on food and in drinks (both photos © Wonderful Citrus). [2] Look for this label in your grocery store. [3] Why squeeze pits along with the lemon juice (photo © The Fillmore | NYC […]

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Because Thanksgiving is the American holiday, we always serve American wines. If pour just one white wine and one red wine at Thanksgiving, that’s O.K. But for those who want to up their wine-pairing game, the folks at Cameron Hughes Wine (photo #3) have put together a Thanksgiving food and wine pairing guide and an […]

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Order quickly if you want this wonderful “Advent calendar”: Only 150 sets were made (photo #1). Unlike the old-fashioned Advent calendar where little doors were opened to reveal the day’s treat (photo #3), Woodhouse Chocolate’s 2019 version puts each treat in a separate, reusable tin. Each tin contains a wonderful chocolate surprise: hand-decorated chocolate figures, […]

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[1] Turn snack mix into party bars, with this recipe from Hannah Kaminsky’s new book, Sweet Vegan Treats (photo © Hannah Kaminsky). [2] Turn a party mix into the party bars above (photo © Chex). [3] A book for anyone interested in vegan desserts. including kosher and lactose-intolerant eaters),   We love this recipe from […]

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Here’s a fun seasonal dessert: Pumpkin Dessert Waffles. The waffle batter is made with pumpkin pie spices, topped with ice cream and regular or spiced whipped cream. You can mix and match: choose plain or spiced whipped cream, vanilla, maple walnut, pumpkin (photo #4) or salted caramel ice cream, etc. Don’t want waffles? Cut a […]

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