PRODUCT: Lovely Caramels, Vanilla & Chocolate Swirl

The Lovely Candy Company of Woodstock, Illinois is committed to all natural, gluten-free and non-GMO candies made from the best ingredients. Its products include caramels, fruit chews and licorice. We love good caramels, and devoured the two bags we received: Original (vanilla) and Chocolate Swirl. We also received Fruit Chews—not our thing—which were devoured by…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Angel Food Cake Day

Angel food cake with strawberry glaze. Photo courtesy American Egg Board.   October 10th is National Angel Food Cake Day. Bake one from scratch, or pick up a ready-made cake and serve it with this delicious strawberry glaze. Angel food cake is a white sponge cake: a light, flourless cake made with sugar, cream of…
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HALLOWEEN: Haunted Popcorn Hands

Creative Halloween fare. Photo courtesy Popcorn.org.   We love this party favor idea from Popcorn.org. We’d suggest them as trick-or-treat items, but many parents don’t let kids eat the “open” food for safety reasons. So, bring them to friends, to the office, and anywhere else you like. RECIPE: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN POPCORN HANDS Ingredients Clear polyethylene…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pickled Garlic

Pickled garlic is a healthful, tasty garnish and ingredient. You can buy it in jars, but it’s almost as easy to make your own. Don’t worry about being overwhelmed by garlic flavor: The cloves lose a lot of their pungency in the pickling process. They are still garlicky, but tame. Enjoy pickled garlic on salads,…
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RECIPE: Quick Curried Carrot Soup & Carrot Hummus

We all know that carrots are good for us: 1 medium carrot, just 25 calories, provides 203% of our daily value of vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant.* Beyond nibbling on a carrot stick or baby carrot, though, we just don’t take enough time to think about what to do with them. Here are two easy…
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