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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GIFT OF THE DAY: Spicy Brownies

We [heart] spicy Mayan brownies (photos courtesy The Grommet).   Salt Of The Earth Bakery is an artisanal baked goods company that re-imagines classic treats, by adding finishing salts and exotic spices. These extras turn the cookies and brownies into decidedly adult fare. We love brownies—great ones—and are always on the prowl for what’s different…
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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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GIFT OF THE DAY: Gingerbread Scone Mix

November 21st is National Gingerbread Day…and also a reminder that it’s easy to make gingerbread scones with a $6.95 gourmet boxed mix from King Arthur Flour. We typically give small gifts to our Thanksgiving guests, and last year it was these scone mixes (this year it’s the Gingerbread Cake and Cookie Mix). The one-pound box…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Coconut Milk & The Different Types Of Soups

Twenty-five years ago, people who needed an alternative to dairy milk turned to soy milk. Then rice milk arrived. Today there’s quite a selection of non-dairy milks: almond, cashew, coconut, flax, hemp, oat, rice and soy. Since 1999, according to market research firm Euromonitor, plant-based alternatives milks have grown in annual sales by an average…
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