TIP OF THE DAY: Have A New York Egg Cream

The glass is contemporary, but the egg cream ingredients are classic. Photo © Linda Schirmbeck | Fotolia.   There is tuna in a tuna noodle casserole. There are strawberries in a strawberry shortcake. There’s ice cream in an ice cream soda. But there’s no egg in an egg cream—and there’s no cream, either. The ingredients…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Sugar Free Sorbet

There’s a lot of good no-sugar-added ice cream out there, but it’s tough to find a no-sugar-added sorbet. Even our sugar-free and lactose-free Top Pick Of The Week, Clemmy’s ice cream, offers only an Orange Creme flavor, a combination of vanilla ice cream and orange sorbet. But if you’re on a sugar-free diet and miss…
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PRODUCT: Pillsbury Sugar Free Brownies, Cake & Frosting

Cake lovers can be despondent if the doctor advises them to lay off the refined sugar. But thanks to Pillsbury, there’s no reason to go without delicious cakes and brownies. Delivering all of the flavor without the sugar, Pillsbury Sugar Free brownies, cakes and frostings can delight anyone. The treats include: Brownies in Chocolate Fudge…
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PRODUCT: Limited Edition Papaya Mango Snapple

Papaya Mango is the new limited editionSnapple tea. Photo courtesy Snapple.   Last year, Snapple sponsored an episode of Celebrity Apprentice that allowed Bret Michaels to create one of our favorite Diet Snapple flavors ever, Trop-A-Rocka. The layering of mango, pear and cinnamon was the most complex Snapple flavor we’d come across. And it’s not…
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NEWS: The First Coca-Cola Recipe

Asa Candler, who purchased the Coca-Cola recipe from John Pemberton in 1887 for $2,300, worked on the original recipe to turn it from a medicinal tonic to a soft drink. Candler was maniacal about protecting his secret recipe. He demanded that no one ever write it down. All labels were removed from ingredient containers. Staff…
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