GIFT OF THE DAY: Baron Chocolates

[1] Baron Chocolate Bars are made in two sizes and 10 flavors. [2] Everyone’s favorite: chocolate truffles with plain or flavored chocolate centers. [3] Our favorite treat: chocolate-covered gummi bears and [4] worms (all photos courtesy Baron Chocolatier).   Baron Chocolatier was created by Tomasz Kotas, the third of three generations of chocolatiers from Poznan…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Holiday Champagne Alternatives

Whether for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve, Champagne is a tradition in holiday homes; that is, holiday homes with means. Champagne, by far the most famous sparkling wine in the world, is in the highest demand. But can only be produced on limited acreage, the region of Champagne, in northeast France. The worldwide demand…
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RECIPE: Sour Cream Walnut Apple Pie Inspired By The Little Pie Company

[1] Who doesn’t love an extra-thick layer of streusel (photo The Little Pie Company)? [2] A version with less streusel: hmmm (photo courtesy MyRecipes.com). [3] Fortunately, the recipe makes two of these (photo courtesy Kosher Gourmet Cuisine). [4] The latest cookbook from Esther Deutsch is a gourmet kosher cookbook (photo courtesy Philipp Feldheim).   Denizens…
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