Tag Archives: fall

Cornbread Casserole


With the colder weather coming for fall, customers want to enjoy comforting, classic foods that represent the season. Use this easy-to-make cornbread casserole recipe to call on the simplicity and authenticity of fall and enhance your seasonal menu today.


  • 1 (15 1/4-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (14 3/4-ounce) can cream-style corn
  • 1 (8-ounce) package corn muffin mix
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together the 2 cans of corn, corn muffin mix, sour cream, and melted butter.
  3. Pour mixture into a greased 9 by 13-inch casserole dish.
  4. Bake approximately 45 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Remove from oven and top with cheddar cheese. Return to oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  6. Let stand for at least 5 minutes and then serve warm.

Caramel Apples


Classic caramel apples are extremely easy to prepare and a fun way to celebrate autumn. You can customize each apple with different toppings, including crumbled cookies, graham crackers, chocolate chips, sprinkles, and more. Sell these eye-catching apples individually wrapped at the front register or prepare a half dozen to be purchased as a seasonal gift.


  • 6 apples
  • 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Desired toppings


  1. Wash the apples thoroughly and dry completely.
  2. Unwrap the individually-wrapped caramels and set aside.
  3. Remove the stem from each apple and press a craft stick securely into the top.
  4. Butter a baking sheet.
  5. Place caramels and milk in a microwave safe bowl and heat for 2 minutes, stirring once. Allow the mixture to cool briefly.
  6. Roll each apple quickly in caramel sauce. Turn each apple until well coated.
  7. Coat the apples with the desired toppings.
  8. Place on prepared sheet to set.

October Food Holidays


Pumpkin spice isn’t the only flavor celebrated in October. From classy red wine to tasty candy corn, you can use these special October food holidays to celebrate the coming of fall all month long.

October 1 
National Pumpkin Spice Day

October 2
National Fried Scallops Day

October 3
National Caramel Custard Day

October 4 
National Taco Day

October 5
National Apple Betty Day

October 6 
National Noodle Day

October 7
National Frappe Day

October 8
National Fluffernutter Day

October 9
National Hoagy Day

October 10
National Angel Food Cake Day

October 11
National Sausage Pizza Day

October 12
Pumpkin Pie Day

October 13
National M&M Day

October 14
National Dessert Day

October 15 
National Red Wine Day

October 16 
National World Food Day

October 17 
National Pasta Day

October 18 
National Chocolate Cupcake Day

October 19
National Seafood Bisque Day

October 20 
National Brandied Fruit Day

October 21
National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

October 22 
National Nut Day

October 23 
National Boston Cream Pie Day

October 24 
National Bologna Day

October 25
National Greasy Foods Day

October 26 
National Pumpkin Day

October 27
National Potato Day

October 28
National Chocolate Day

October 29
National Oatmeal Day

October 30
National Candy Corn Day

October 31
National Caramel Apple Day