Whiskey and Spiced Walnut Ice Cream

Liquor is crafted and aged with the sole purpose of creating intense depth of flavor. This flavor has to shine above the potential burn of the alcohol. Therefore it is the perfect ingredient to add “intense depth of flavor” to any dish....more

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Is Food Blogging Too Hard?

Last week, I gave a 2-hour talk on how to start a food blog. I felt like a spoilsport. It all seems like so much work, someone responded. Why do you need to be a good photographer? Can't you just change one or two things in a recipeand share it with people, for fun? What if I only want to blog for fun? Who cares if people want to reprint my recipes elsewhere? ...more

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Go Apple Picking and Try This Curried Apple Turnover Recipe

As a girl who likes a lot of variety, I've been experimenting with different flavor profiles to complement apples. I've found that CURRY POWDER and garam masala do wonders to spice up savory or sweet apple dishes! Both are Indian spice blends usually containing a little cinnamon. Yet, you also get a bit of coriander, clove, fenugreek, turmeric, cumin, and cardamom as well. These extra spices provide rich depth to your apple treats...and the element of surprise! ...more