Category: Food & Cooking

Nov 02

Learn How to Make Cheesecakes Without Baking

Everyone loves cheesecakes. They are easy to make but they have a long bake time. And they are rich, loaded with cream cheese and eggs. In the summertime especially, no-bake cheesecakes are a delightful alternative. You don’t have to turn the oven on and they are lighter and not as rich. In our test kitchen, …

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Nov 01

Fall Recipe: Rustic Pear and Apple Crumble For Thanksgiving Dessert

Many of us know Thanksgiving to be about abundance. We want to provide our families the ultimate five course meal and ensure that everyone can go back for seconds, with many leftovers to spare. To impress your guests and make use of seasonal ingredients, all without breaking the bank, try delegating different menu items to …

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Oct 20

3 Fall Drinks That Beat The Pumpkin Spice Latte

Every year the autumn season is officially inaugurated in with the return of the PSL, or Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s a seasonal beverage we all love to hate and all hate to love. This delicious flavored drink provides its consumers with visions of cozy, october nights. There’s nothing like a warm, pumpkin flavored beverage to …

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Oct 19

The Truth About Home Canning

If you’ve thought about doing some of your own canning this year but find it a bit intimidating, don’t despair! Learn the difference between truth and myth when it comes to home canning before you throw your arms up and walk away. Myth One: Canning is too expensive. Truth: Canning actually save you money! Most …

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Oct 19

How to Cook Fresh Pumpkin

My favorite part of fall is food laced with pumpkin! From scones to lattes, to cookies and roasted seeds, I never get sick of pumpkin. Although most recipes that use pumpkin will allow you to use canned puree, it’s not as hard as you might think to cook your own fresh pumpkin to use in …

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Oct 13

How to Make Great Baked Goods With Your Pumpkins

So you grew pumpkins this year. Or maybe you just bought some to decorate the house or yard. Don’t throw them out; use them for baking. With pumpkin puree, you can make great baked goods from bread to pies to muffins. Sure you can buy canned pumpkin from the store but fresh is better, healthier, …

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Oct 11

Canning – How To Can Peach, Apple and Pumpkin Fruit Butters With Recipes

During the Summer and Fall months I enjoy harvesting the fruits and vegetables that we grow in our garden every season. Once our food is harvested…I like to get busy in my kitchen canning a variety of relishes, soups and fruit butters. Canning is not a difficult process like most people think and it can …

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Oct 05

Make A Haunted Gingerbread House

If you are looking for a ghoulish Halloween activity everyone can enjoy, why not create a peanut-free Haunted Gingerbread House? Decorated with Nestlé Fav*rites peanut-free treats, it’s not only safe for children who have peanut allergies, it’s also spooktacularily fun to make! Recipe after the jump…

Sep 27

Homemade Thai Iced Tea Recipe

If you have ever eaten in a Thai or perhaps a Vietnamese restaurant, then you have probably seen an interesting orange colored beverage in a tall glass go by with a waiter or waitress you’ve often wondered just what kind of drink this might be. You’re pretty sure it’s a Thai drink…. after all, you …

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Sep 12

Recipe: Butternut Squash Tart with Fried Sage, Prosciutto and Pecorino Cheese

Packed with flavors that embody the hearty and warm tastes of the season, Butternut Squash Tart with Fried Sage, Prosciutto and Pecorino Cheese is easy to make and easy for guests to enjoy. Perfectly versatile, this tart is easily served as a small bite or served as a light entree. Complete the dish with Frei …

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