GIFT OF THE DAY: Christmas Cake Pops

How terrific are these Christmas tree cake pops? All photos courtesy Veronica’s.   Last week we reviewed a book on making your own cake pops. But we could never create spectacular cake pop designs like these. Fortunately, we don’t need to, because we can buy them from Veronica’s. Anyone will be delighted to receive Veronica’s…
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BOOK REVIEW: The Cuisine Of Escoffier

When looking for a copy of August Escoffier’s Le Guide Culinaire on Amazon.com, we found an elucidating customer review by Charlene Vickers of Winnepeg, Canada. The great Escoffier (1846-1935) was a was a French chef, restaurateur and culinary writer who updated and codified traditional French cooking techniques. In 1903, he published what instantly became the…
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RECIPE: Delicious Chocolate Mint Cookies

Delicious chocolate mint cookies are our holiday indulgence. Photo courtesy WisDairy.com.   What we’re baking for the holiday cookie exchange: chocolate mint christmas butter cookies, with a recipe from the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. We know that other food writers will be pushing the envelope, trying to make the most memorable cookies to present in…
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