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Recipe for Butter Braised Collards with Fire Cider

Give traditional braised collards some heat The good people who make Fire Cider shared this side dish recipe with us to illustrate the versatility of their spicy, apple cider vinegar-based elixir. (Check out our Fire Cider review.) Delicious on it’s own, Fire Cider is also a chef’s friend, providing inspiration for recipes like this one from Alana […]

Korbel Holiday Punch–a sexy, crimson, 3-ingredient punch

A cocktail for sharing I was working with Korbel on a story for a wine publication for which I write and they happened to send me some Champagne Cocktail ideas. One of them was a sultry, red punch made from just three ingredients–and all three happen to be aphrodisiac! So, of course, I promptly asked […]

Nielsen-Massey Natural Extracts are the Perfect Baking Accessories

All-natural extracts We love Nielsen-Massey organic vanilla extracts. We have for years. And we’ve always loved flavoring Champagne with a drop of their rose water. (Get our recipe here.) But the vanilla specialists also have an entire line of flavored natural extracts. We’ve tried several and we’re impressed with how these extracts develop flavor of baked goods and […]