[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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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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[1] Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo (photo © Pinch Of Yum | DeLallo). [2] When a recipe calls for pumpkin purée, use canned pumpkin—not pumpkin pie filling, which contains spices (photo © Libby). [3] DeLallo fettuccine. You can buy Delallo products online (photo © Delallo). [4] Spicy Pumpkin Pappardelle (photo © DeLallo).   October 25th is World […]

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You may be all set for Halloween, but think ahead to the Thanksgiving crush: hostess gifts, party favors, little extras for your colleagues or friends. We like this seasonal recipe by Kirstin Jackson of It’s Not You, It’s Brie. It was shared with us by Go Bold With Butter. In this recipe, shelled and salted […]

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Make two tall smoothies or four short ones with this recipe from Chobani.   In just five minutes, you can whip up a couple of pumpkin pie `smoothies that deliver the flavors of fall. This recipe from Chobani, uses its vanilla yogurt. For a dessert smoothie, switch the yogurt to 3/4 cup frozen yogurt and […]

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This weekend we “discovered” a package of arborio rice, way back on a shelf in our very deep pantry. We decided to use it. We don’t know how long it had been there, but white rice kept in good condition (no moisture, no excess heat) can last at least 4-5 years. If vacuum sealed, it […]

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