GIFTS: Bacon-Flavored Envelopes

Lick the envelope—it tastes like bacon. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE. Here’s a stocking stuffer that qualifies as unique: envelopes that look and taste like bacon. From J&D’s, the folks who brought you Bacon Salt, here are envelopes that anyone will want to lick. J&D’s Bacon-Flavored Mmmvelopes not only taste like bacon, they…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Foie Gras Variées

Foie gras-stuffed prunes. Photo courtesy CaviarRusse.com. On festive occasions we serve “Foie Gras Variées,” a dinner plate comprising small amounts of different preparations that make a luxurious course. A prune stuffed with duck liver mousse, some mousse on a square of toasted brioche, a small slice of terrine of foie gras and some warm foie…
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FOOD HOLIDAYS: National Lager Week For Beer Lovers

Love your lager? This is the week to celebrate: It’s National Lager Beer Week. Lager (the German word for storage) refers to any beer made by bottom fermentation. It is usually golden in color but sometimes can be dark. Lager requires a longer, colder fermentation than ale (which is a top-fermenting beer), and uses a…
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