[1] Ballpark Crunch Toffee adds peanuts and popcorn (all photos © Mel’s Toffee except as noted). [2] Maple Bourbon Pecan Toffee was a winner in the International Toffee Competition and a judge’s favorite in the International Chocolate Salon. [3] Mexican Hot Chocolate Toffee is our personal favorite, for the zinginess of the cinnamon and jalapeño. […]

Diet Tips

April is National Grilled Cheese Month. We’ve seen many different ways to make a grilled cheese sandwich, including bread-free, low-carb versions that substitute sliced portabello mushrooms or ham—a bread-free ham and cheese sandwich, grilled on a panini press. Today we present another option: a grilled cheese sandwich where halloumi cheese (photo #2) is substituted for […]

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We re-created this Easter milkshake, after seeing the photo on the Facebook page of Alden’s Organic Ice Cream.     RECIPE: EASTER MILKSHAKE Ingredients Per Shake 2 scoops ice cream 8 ounces cold milk 2 tablespoons syrup of choice Whipped cream Sprinkles   Additional Garnishes 2 macarons Kabob skewer, lollipop or cake pop stick Jelly […]

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[1] Need an “Easter cheese?” Put bunny ears or a tail on a wheel of it (photo © Jasper Hill Farm). [2] How about surrounding the cheese board with small foil-wrapped Easter eggs? Chocolate and cheese are a good pairing (photo © Murray’s Cheese).   Turn a great cheese into the Easter Bunny (photo #1). […]

Diet Tips