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cranberry pear relish

Recipe: Cranberry Pear Relish

by Jane Wangersky November 11th, 2015| Recipes, Simple Solutions
You may remember from last year that I’m a fan of raw cranberry relish instead of cranberry sauce. For one thing, I’m less likely to get hurt making a dish that doesn’t involve boiling syrup. This year, I’m going with a slightly less sweet combination for the
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Recipe: Easy Wild Rice Quiche

by BnB Finder November 6th, 2015| Best BnB Bites, Recipes
Rice is the go-to-grain for so many people around the world. As a regular staple in daily diets, it's always exciting to see it used in creative ways you may not have thought of. These culinary innovations often become foodies' cult faves. Listed on the National Register of Historic
turkey muffins for veterans day

Recipe: Turkey Bacon Mini Muffins

by Jane Wangersky November 5th, 2015| Breads, Party Snacks, Recipes
This Veteran's Day snack uses some pretty patriotic ingredients: turkey (in the form of turkey bacon), American cheese, and even the seeds of the Veteran's Day flower, the poppy. It presents all these as a small savory muffin that takes only a few minutes to bake and can be
garlic fried rice dish

Recipe: Garlic Fried Rice

by Jane Wangersky November 4th, 2015| Recipes, Simple Solutions
Although I’ve been happily eating Filipino food at church suppers for years, I’d never tried to cook any of it myself until this week. So when the assignment came up, I naturally wanted to start with the simplest dish I could find (not to mention that I was limited
pumpkin risotto (400x400)

Recipe: Cliff Cottage Inn’s Pumpkin Walnut Risotto

by BnB Finder October 30th, 2015| Best BnB Bites, Recipes
From the great one of Charlie Brown lore to those carved up right outside your door, pumpkins are the most festive fruit of fall. They also double as a savory ingredient in plenty of delicious dishes. Increasingly, chefs are creating more and more innovative recipes to make the most

Recipe: Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies

by Jane Wangersky October 28th, 2015| Recipes, Simple Solutions
This time of year, it’s common for people to complain about pumpkin pie flavor ending up in everything, even coffee -- especially coffee. They also complain that there’s no actual pumpkin flavor in these products, though they may be colored orange; all you can taste is the spice mix.

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Recipe: Funky Halloween Cupcakes

by BnB Finder October 23rd, 2015| Best BnB Bites, Recipes
Halloween is one of the most festive times of year for food. As a favorite holiday for kids and adults alike, it also doubles as a great opportunity for chefs to take their creativity to new heights. B&B innkeepers often get into the spirit (so to speak) with brightly
molasses candy pudding

Recipe: Molasses Candy Pudding

by Jane Wangersky October 21st, 2015| Recipes, Simple Solutions
Halloween is our theme this time, and it occurred to me that there was more to Halloween cooking than treats (which everyone buys ready-wrapped anyway) and party food. There’s the candy your kids don’t like. What to do with that? I bought some cheap molasses candy and started experimenting.

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Recipe: Brie and Apple Pizza

by BnB Finder October 16th, 2015| Best BnB Bites, Recipes
As one of the most beloved foods in America, pizza is a slice of gourmet goodness that is ideal when it is served in a traditional style as well as in more innovative incarnations. Take for example this Brie and Apple Pizza from 1837 Cobblestone Cottage Bed
slice cheese pizza

Recipe: All-Cheese Pizza

by Jane Wangersky October 14th, 2015| Recipes, Simple Solutions
It’s pizza week here at TT, but as in any other week, I’ve got a limit of four ingredients. How do you make pizza or anything like it with that few ingredients? I wondered, till I realized I’d been doing it for years.

Like most parents, I’ve dealt with picky
pita pizza

Recipe: 10 Minute Pizza for One

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 12th, 2015| Recipes, Sandwiches
When I was a little kid, I remember having a children's cookbook. One of the recipes is strikingly memorable, as even at the age of five, part of it sounded unappealing to me. The recipe itself, English muffin pizzas, was fine. However, they suggested using ketchup as the sauce,
quinoa tartlets

Roasted Butternut Squash & Fennel Quinoa Tartlets

by BnB Finder October 9th, 2015| Best BnB Bites, Recipes
Quinoa has become a go-to superfood because of the many benefits it provides the body, including the support of cardiovascular and digestive health and blood sugar control (to name a few). It also doubles as an enticing ingredient for recipes that foodies favor. The enchanting Castle in