PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Goat Cream Cheese, Coconut Water & A New Sugar Substitute

[1] Cream cheese for lovers of goat cheese (photo courtesy Belle Chevre). [2] Food fun: Drink your coconut water from a coconut (photo courtesy Melissa’s). [3] Swerve, the new non-caloric sweetener (photo courtesy Keto Diet App).   1. BELLE CHEVRE: CHEVRE (GOAT) CREAM CHEESE Here’s a bonus for goat cheese lovers: chevre cream cheese. Chevre…
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FATHER’S DAY GIFTS: Premium Maple Syrup & BBQ Sauce

Some foodists* like a bottle of wine as a gift. But they might like a bottle of fine olive oil even more. Or a bottle of the best maple syrup or barbecue sauce. We have favorites for the latter two, just in time for Father’s Day gifting.     MAPLE GUILD BOURBON BARREL MATURED MAPLE…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hey, Honey! 30 Tasty Uses For Honey

[1] Depending on the flower pollen, honey is available in many colors, from palest yellow (fireweed honey) to almost black (buckwheat honey) (photo courtesy National Honey Board). [2] The simple solution to messy, drippy honey: a honey swirler (photo Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [3] Yogurt and smoothie with honey (photo courtesy National Honey Board).…
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GIFTS OF THE DAY: Artisan Honey, Spicy Honey

SAVANNAH BEE COMPANY ARTISAN HONEYS Anything from this wonderful company makes a great gift, including the honey beauty products. Since 2002, we’ve been avid customers. The company gathers varietal honeys: Acacia Honey Lavender Honey Orange Blossom Rosemary Honey Sourwood Honey Tupelo Honey   They’re sold in different sizes, with prices varying slightly by varietal. These…
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BOOK: The Gefilte Manifesto, New Cooking For The New Year

[1] Modernize Jewish cooking with The Gefilte Manifesto. Cover photo: parchment-wrapped trout roasted with sliced onions. [2] The new gefilte fish: a two-fish terrine (photos courtesy Flatiron Books).   Those who don’t celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, can still participate in one of the sweetest treats: sliced apples with honey for dipping. It…
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