If you’re looking for something to bake this weekend, how about Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread? “This pumpkin bread is autumn in loaf form,” says Pete & Gerry’s, fourth-generation family farmers of organic eggs (see more about them below). “Like any quick bread, it comes together in a flash and stays tender and moist right out […]

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This may be old news to you. But until recently, we’d never seen chocolate peanut butter ice cream in our supermarket. One reason is that in our Manhattan neighborhood, the supermarkets are very small and have far less variety. In fact, our favorite “bonus” thing to do when we visit people out-of-town is to go […]

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[1] Chocolate bacon potato chips, a delicious snack or dessert with ice cream (photos #1 and #2 © Castle Ranch Steakhouse [since closed]). [2] If you prefer, you can cut crinkle chips, but they will be thicker. [3] Idaho Russet Potato† (photo © Idaho Potato Commission). [4] Huckleberries are a different species in the same […]

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[1] Individual chocolate mint cheesecakes (photo © Jennie-O). [2] Ashlee Marie made her own version of Andes Mints. Here’s her recipe (photo © Ashlee Marie). [3] Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers (photo © Nabisco).   July 30th is National Cheesecake Day. How about something cool and minty for a hot summer day? In these mini cheesecakes, […]

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Know how to hold ‘em, fold ‘em, or eat ‘em (photo © Woodhouse Chocolate).   For the poker player, two edible chips from Woodhouse Chocolate, an artisanal chocolatier in the Napa Valley. Actually, their Poker Chip Peanut Butter Cups. Specially decorated in a card suit motif and presented in a poker chip styled box; as […]

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[1] How about some beer in your chocolate (photo © Theo Chocolate).   For the person who likes both dark chocolate and beer, here’s a novel gift: The Beer Confection Collection from Theo Chocolates. https://theochocolate.com/beer/ The artisan chocolatier, which uses only Fair Trade and Organic ingredients, has crafted chocolate confections specifically crafted to highlight the […]

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Chocolate Whipped Honey from Savannah Bee (photo © Savannah Bee).   Whipped Honey with Chocolate is one of the more innovative honey products we’ve seen in a while. It’s made by one of the country’s finest honey producers, Savannah Bee Company. What does it taste like? Just what you’d expect: chocolate and honey. It’s a […]

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