TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Better For You Candy & Treats

Every time we dip into a bag of Bare Fruit Apple Chips, we wonder: Why isn’t everyone eating these? So before Halloween, we’re recommending them as the better-for-you treat, for the people you love. Everyone else can get those miniature junk candies from the supermarket. (Sorry if we have maligned your favorite candy bars; but… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Better For You Candy & Treats”

HALLOWEEN: Barmbrack, An Irish Tradition

Fruitcake lovers and tea cake lovers: It’s time for barmbrack, also known as barm brack, barnbrack or simply brack. Brack? The original barmbrack was a sweet yeast bread with raisins and sultanas. Barm is the term for the yeast filtered out of beer in the final stage of production, a cheaper yeast source than commercial… Continue reading “HALLOWEEN: Barmbrack, An Irish Tradition”

TIP OF THE DAY: 25+ Uses For Bacon Fat, Bacon Grease, Drippings Or Whatever You Call It

Our mom loved to cook bacon: She loved the aroma. She also had a great exhaust hood, a kitchen with pocket doors to prevent the aroma from escaping to the rest of the house, and a window and a back door to let in fresh air. She bought thick-cut bacon and cooked it slowly over… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: 25+ Uses For Bacon Fat, Bacon Grease, Drippings Or Whatever You Call It”