NEWS: Inko’s White Bottled Tea In NYC School System

Five of Inko’s 11 bottled flavors. Photo courtesy Inko’s. For those of you with an idea for the next great bottled beverage, be forewarned: No matter how brilliant your idea is, there’s the marketing conundrum. It’s very, very hard to get your products on the shelf of major retailers. And you probably can’t make a…
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PRODUCT: Save Time, Eat Well With The “Stay Or Go” Slow Cooker

Like many people, we live a busy life: work, get home, walk the dog and put a hot dinner on the table. We do a lot of slow cooking. Until recently, we didn’t know what we were missing from our Rival Crock-Pot 5-quart slow cooker. Then we were given the Hamilton Beach Ensemble Stay Or…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Coloring Coconut

It’s easy to color coconut to make desserts more fun. Photo courtesy McCormick.com. It’s easy to tint coconut for Easter cakes/cupcakes or any other holiday. 1. Place shredded or flaked coconut in a large resealable plastic bag. 2. Squeeze food color into the coconut: 5 to 6 drops per 1 cup of coconut. 3. Shake…
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PRODUCT: Naturally Nora Cake Mixes & Frosting

Prepackaged cake mixes don’t have to be full of artificial ingredients or hydrogenated oils. That’s what Nora Schultz thought when she created Naturally Nora Baking Mixes—and frosting mixes, of course! The packaging is environmentally friendly as well. The mixes are free of artificial ingredients, colors and preservatives. Instead, the company seeks out natural ingredient suppliers…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Martine’s Chocolates & Naturally Nora Cake Mixes

These chocolate bunnies are just two of the delicious prizes in this week’s Gourmet Giveaway. Photo courtesy Martine’s Chocolates. If the Easter bunny fails to bring you a basket full of Easter joy, there are still chances to win super-premium chocolate goodies in this week’s Gourmet Giveaway. Three lucky winners will receive adorable (and luscious)…
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