[1] Apple Pie cookies: crust on the bottom, streusel on the top. There are also Chocolate, Pecan and Triple Berry flavors (all photos © Janie’s Life-Changing Baked Goods). [2] There are also traditional favorites, like Chocolate Chip… [3] …and Chewy Triple Ginger. [4] The gift box we want—anytime! [5] Triple Berry Pie Crust Cookies.   […]

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Sometimes the food adventure takes you to countries and new cuisines. You may discover new must-have favorites. That’s what happened to us with bureks (BOO-rek, also spelled börek and other variations), when we discovered Balkan Bites, a New York-based family business that bakes bureks from generations-old recipes handed down from great-great grandmothers in Albania. (More […]

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[1] Schmacon and eggs (all photos © Schmacon). [2] A Schmacon Cheeseburger (photo © Miguel Andrade | Unsplash). [3] Use Schmacon wherever you’d use bacon. Here, Schmacon with a peanut butter dip. Now that’s snacking! [4] Gotta love the Schmacon logo. [5] Schmacon at Costco.   The creator of Schmacon Certified Angus Beef® Bacon, smoked […]

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There’s something different in maple syrup, and so special that it keeps selling out. It’s Runamok Maple’s Sparkling Syrup, flush with edible gold (photo #1). Runamok is an artisan producer of specialty maple syrup; not only classic varieties, but exciting flavored ones. Not just for breakfast, these syrups are special garnishes or mixed ins for […]

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Our Top Pick Of The Week encourages you to try Chenin Blanc wines from the Loire Valley of France. These excellent white wines include familiar wines like Savennières and Vouvray, as well as other equally noteworthy but less-well-known white wines of the Loire. The Loire Valley (pronounced L-WAHR) is a paradise of beautiful scenery and […]

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We love bread, unashamedly. We’d rather eat bread than meat. We don’t need any condiment; just bread, delicious bread. Of course, that means good bread, artisan bread, bread from small bakeries like Atoria’s Family Bakery in Gilroy, California (they ship nationwide). Grandmother Atoria grew up in Assyria, the kingdom of northern Mesopotamia that became the […]

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While the third week in July is National Prosecco Week, August 13th is National Prosecco Day. Prosecco, a sparkling wine, is our favorite summer wine—and a good year-round sparkler, taking its place among the world’s noteworthy sparkling wines. Light, fizzy, balanced with a layers of sweet fruit, it’s a good white wine to serve as […]

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