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  • Egg nog makes a special cake
    Egg nog makes a special cake
    Of all the beverages we serve at the holidays, egg nog is an old-fashioned favorite. It used to be that drinks like egg nog were also used for medicinal purposes. I've even saw in a cookbook once that had a recipe for egg nog that was designed...
  • Pumpkin Pie Cocktail
    Pumpkin Pie Cocktail
    Thanksgiving is fast approaching and shoppers everywhere are scouring their local grocers to find the perfect ham, turkey and fixings.However, Thanksgiving isn’t just about great food, it’s also about great cocktails.Leading up to...
  • Trouble-free egg custard pie
    Trouble-free egg custard pie
    Egg custard is an old-fashioned dessert that goes back quite a long time in American cooking. This simple mixture of eggs, sugar, milk and flavoring can be used as a baked custard by itself or placed in a pie shell to serve as a pie. Surprisingly,...
  • Cookies that are griddled
    Cookies that are griddled
    When it comes to baked items that are easy to eat, one popular treat would have to be cookies. Cookies never fail to please and whether the preference is for dropped, rolled or bar cookies, there's a version and type for everyone and everyone&...
  • Kitchen spices
    Kitchen cupboards giving kids a cheap holiday high
    Mom’s kitchen once for cooking and baking now a source of children becoming highIf you thought you were shocked before on what kids can find around the house to get high on from prescription pills to whipped cream, kids now have found...
  • Sweet rolls from the city schools
    Sweet rolls from the school system
    In talking to many people about their school days, I often am told that one of the best things about their school was the food served in the cafeteria. Back many years ago, the cafeteria staff at virtually all the school systems actually cooked...
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    Choosing the right ingredients: Nutmeg
    The nut of an evergreen tree in Indonesia is the source for both nutmeg and mace. The fruit of the tree is split open to reveal both the large kernel inside known as nutmeg, and the delicate aril which clings to it known as mace. Both spices have...
  • A southern pie for the weekend
    A southern pie for the weekend
    Well, we've made it to Friday! I've heard from several people that stated that the week was a very full or stressful one. Weeks like this tend to make Friday and the weekend even more welcome. Hopefully, you've had a good week and that...
  • Nutmeg
    Aphrodisiac ABC's: Nutmeg
    "I had a little nut tree,Nothing would it bearBut a silver nutmeg,And a golden pear;The King of Spain's daughterCame to visit me,And all for the sakeOf my little nut tree.Her dress was made of crimson,Jet black was her hair,She asked me...
  • Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
    Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
    This recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is simple to make and will warm you up in no time at all!Ingredients2 Butternut SquashOlive oilSalt and Pepper1 medium onion¼c fresh sage leavesNutmegVegetable or Chicken StockDirectionsPreheat...
  • Banana nutmeg smoothie
    Break in that blender: Banana nutmeg smoothie
    If you got a new blender over the holidays, break it in on this smoothie. Honey is used as a light sweetener, and banana, ice, 1% milk and a bit of vanilla extract combine to make a yummy and healthy treat. Ingredients1 ripe banana, peeled1 cup 1%...
  • Nutmeg
    Today from the FDA: Whole Food nutmeg recall
    In response to a recall commenced by its supplier (Mincing Overseas Spice Company, Dayton, New Jersey), Frontier Natural Products Co-op, is voluntarily recalling two products manufactured with non-organic nutmeg that were sold under the Frontier...
  • Fall Spices
    Top ten spices in fall soups, all can be found in Dekalb Farmer's Market
    When making soups, you have to “keep it spicy” to make a filing one-pot meal or even an exciting starter. Keepin’ it spicy is hard to do when you don’t know what spices to use. And what makes those spices so popular? Here...