Today’s lesson does not involve pilgrims or Native Americans as one might expect, but rather the history of the delicious side dish common to Thanksgiving gatherings known as Waldorf salad. It was first created in the 1890s at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City. The man who is supposedly responsible, Oscar Tschirky, has a more »
I’ve been smitten with sweet potatoes for a long time, but I only recently began baking with them. Now that I have, I can readily and confidently say that if I never see another pumpkin dessert, I won’t mind at all. Anything pumpkins can do, sweet potatoes can do better.
These sweet potatoes are full of cranberries, pear and spices all topped with gingerbread cookie crumbs. Not exactly traditional, but definitely worth a try this Thanksgiving!
I have nothing against coffee shops. In fact, they are my favorite places to write when I really need to get some work done. But there is a price to pay, and if you like the more elaborate, or frozen, drinks you are the one paying heavily. Just seeing a gingerbread latte on the menu more »