Adore pumpkin cheesecake? Make a portable version

With a tangy, rich flavor and velvety consistency, cheesecake’s characteristic qualities make it well-suited to variation: Lemon cheesecake, chocolate cheesecake, and berry cheesecake are all common. But our favorite variation might just be pumpkin cheesecake.

Around the table: Pack a lunch with healthy treats

Everyone knows that taking your own lunch to work or school is not only more economical, but an opportunity to pack food that is loaded with ingredients to sustain energy for the rest of the day. This is National School Lunch Week, originally intended to promote healthier choices in school cafeterias, but also a reminder that if your keikis don’t like some of the school’s lunch offerings, you may be packing the lunch some days.