Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31

Happy Halloween from Dixie Sunflower and Lady ChowChow

Halloween 13

Oct 20

Wow them on TDAY – Pumpkin Roulade with Ginger Buttercream. A showstopper from The Barefoot Contessa

Pumpkin Roulade

Ingredients For the cake: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3 extra-large eggs, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pie filling) 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus extra …

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Oct 18

Pasta Wars – Italy vs. US


The average person in Italy eats more than 51 pounds of pasta every year. The average person in North America eats about 15-1/2 pounds per year.

Oct 16

Peach Crisp – An amazing comfort Food created by Anne Burrell

Peach Crisp

Ingredients For the filling: 5 large ripe peaches, pitted and cut into chunks 1 lemon, zested and juiced 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 cup tightly packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup golden raisins Pinch kosher salt For the topping: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 …

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Oct 15

Holy Pasta

Pope Hat

In the 13th century, the Pope set quality standards for pasta.

Oct 11

Cherries are sweet as a rose


Cherries are a member of the rose family

Oct 08

Squid on my Pizza

Squid pizza

Did you know that in Japan, the most popular topping for pizza at Domino’s Pizza is Squid?

Oct 04

Alot of People must be drinking Guinness!


A full seven percent of the entire Irish barley crop goes to the production of Guinness beer.

Oct 03

Another Side Dish Option for Thanksgiving. Popcorn???


Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.