RESTAURANTS: A Great Wine Pairing Dinner At The Capital Grille

There are more than 40 The Capital Grill restaurants in the U.S. We’ve only been to one, and it’s a class act. It has become our restaurant of choice when we’re going to dinner with people who want a steak-and-seafood evening with good wine. If this is up your alley, The Capital Grille is offering…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: The History Of Lollipops For National Lollipop Day

See’s gourmet Lollypops are made from heavy cream, butter and flavors, in butterscotch, chocolate, coffee and vanilla. There are root beer lollys, too. The line is certified kosher.   It’s National Lollipop Day. Read this history of the lollipop as you enjoy one or two. According to the National Confectioners Association, eating sugar from a…
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RECIPE: Sweet Tea Cocktail

Here’s a summer refreshment for tea lovers over the age of 21: sweet tea vodka. Created by Chris Cason, co-founder of Tavalon Tea, it combines two summer favorites: sweet iced tea and a vodka cocktail. The tea-infused vodka is delicious straight up or on the rocks, but it’s also a good mixer. For example, a…
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PRODUCT: Soy-Go Lactose Free Creamer

Can’t have milk in your coffee? Try SOY GO.   One of our staff was recently diagnosed with lactose intolerance. She switched to lactose-free milk and so did the rest of our office (no sense having multiple cartons of milk, and lactose-free tastes the same as regular milk). However, she found herself out of luck…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Chocolate Curls

We have lots of chocolate bars and pieces of chocolate that have been nibbled on for reviews, as well as blocks of couverture chocolate (used for baking). When life gives you extra chocolate bars, make chocolate curls. Also known as shaved chocolate, the curls can be used to garnish cake, ice cream, pudding, hot chocolate…
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