All About Tastebuds

Fri, Nov 21, 2014 2:21 pm
Thanksgiving - a lovely day at the end of November to take a pause and give thanks for the good things in our lives. It’s also a day to spend with friends and family and celebrate over a large meal. 
 
Belly aches and trips to the ER are not the kind of memories you’ll want to make, so  Ohio University’s Environmental Health Coordinator Chad Keller gives tips on how to properly prepare and store your Thanksgiving meal.  
 
Don’t clean the bird
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 2:59 pm

Pecan pie is a staple of many Thanksgiving tables in the United States. What’s not to love about a flaky crust filled with a gooey filling and pecans? If you’re feeling a little bored with the same old recipe you’ve made for years, Taste of Home has some great ideas to change it up a bit this year. Here are 10 recipes to change it up this holiday season. 

#1 – Caramel-Pecan Cheesecake Pie

Tue, Oct 28, 2014 3:12 pm

Whether you’re throwing an official Halloween shindig or you just want to entertain the kids, there are tons of fun recipes to dial up this ghoulish season! From scary edible finger cookies to Charlie Brown's 'great pumpkin' cupcakes, here's some great ideas to put a little spook in your Halloween. 

Frightening Fingers

Thu, Oct 16, 2014 5:21 pm

As the fall harvest wraps up, it’s a great time of the year to try some different apple recipes. 

We love this idea from thegunnysack.com of making a bloomin' baked apple that includes a honeycrisp apple, some butter, brown sugar and caramels. With a little fancy slicing and some time in your oven, you can have a dessert that screams fall. 

Mon, Oct 6, 2014 11:32 am
Could this old fashioned sweetener enjoyed by Southerners and Midwesterners up until the early to mid- 1900s be making a comeback? Or, is the process of making the syrup an art form that is disappearing? Due to refined sugar being more available and cheaper than its counterpart, sorghum’s appeal lacked luster and use died down. These days, a demand for more choices in natural sweeteners, accompanied by nutritional benefits, has given rise to sorghum’s popularity.
 

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