GIFT: Angie’s Holiday Chocolate Drizzle & Peppermint Popcorn

Angie’s Popcorn serves up all natural popcorn year-round, in Lightly Sweet, Salted Caramel, Sea Salt, Sweet & Salty, Sweet & Spicy and White Cheddar. But the special holiday popcorns are the our favorites: Dark Chocolatier Sea Salt Holidrizzle Kettle Corn and White Chocolatier Holidrizzle Kettle Corn. We like both the chocolate and peppermint popcorn so…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy, Delicious Goat Cheese Appetizer

It couldn’t be easier: drizzle the cheese with honey and sprinkle the almonds. Photo courtesy VermontCreamery.com.   We adore mild, creamy goat cheese with its subtle tang. We’re always looking for an excuse to eat it. So how about this couldn’t-be-easier hors d’oeuvre or appetizer for entertaining? Simply: PURCHASE a pyramid, log or other shape…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Hard Candy Day

December 19th is National Hard Candy Day. We’ve all had hard candy of some type: butterscotch, horehound drops, lemon drops, lollipops, mints, root beer barrels, sour balls and fruit flavors galore. Hard candy begins by boiling sugar and water, then adding flavors and colors. As the syrup boils, water evaporates and the sugar concentration increases.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Maple Sea Salt Butter

Vermont Creamery’s exceptional cultured sea salt butter has a maple accent for the holidays. Photo courtesy Vermont Creamery.   One of America’s great producers of artisan butters, Vermont Butter & Cheese Creamery, has introduced two new products for holiday season: Cultured Butter with Maple & Sea Salt Crème Fraîche with Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla   Both…
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GIFT: Water Bottles With A Twist

You can “zing anything” in your water bottle with Aqua Zinger and Citrus Zinger, new concepts that should have great appeal for lovers of flavored water. The two new water bottles (actually thermos bottles that keep your drink cool as well) make naturally-infused flavored water, full of vitamins and other nutrients plus antioxidants. Commercially flavored…
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