Posts Tagged ‘cranberry’

Homemade Holiday Ice Cream

 

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cranberry ice cream

 

The other day I was in an elevator with a woman who was eating an ice-cream cone. A grown woman, going to town on an ice cream cone on one of the coldest days of the year. What a weirdo, I thought. Doesn’t she know that ice-cream, is only for the summer?

Does she know something that I don’t?

Then I started to think about it a little more.  Continue »



Family Day Survival Guide

A lot of stores will be closed for Family Day tomorrow, including ours, so we thought we’d put up a post today to give you some ideas for how to finish up your long weekend. This way you can stock up on what you need today and have a fun, stress-free day tomorrow.  Continue »



Use Pumpkin & Cranberries in New Ways

Dear Fiesta Farms:

Thank you for last week’s post about chutney. I’ve been thinking about the Thanksgiving dinner we are hosting for our friends and while I want a somewhat traditional affair, I thought we should mix it up a bit. We’re bored of cranberry sauce so are making a blueberry chutney, and we want a different dessert other than pumpkin pie. But what would Thanksgiving be without cranberries and pumpkin?! We don’t want to totally alienate the traditionalists. Can you help us out?

Autumnally yours,

Constance Continue »



Chutney for Thanksgiving

Chutney is one of those idiot-proof condiments, so easy to prepare that there will NEVER be a Ronco or K-tel “Chutney Wonder” late nite infomercial. Originally a condiment that appeared in Indian cooking, wet or dry chutneys have typically been made from mint, coriander and onion, but have been bastardized by inventive and curious cooks for years looking to come up with a sauce or tangy side relish to compliment any number of meats, or to act as a substitute for gravies. Continue »