Licorice lovers: You are about to discover a licorice so delicious, gourmet licorice that will take your palate to a new height of appreciation—and exquisite satisfaction. A number of years ago in Denmark, Johan Bülow, a young man seeking an entrepreneurial opportunity, decided to focus his attention on licorice (lakrids in Danish), a Scandinavian favorite […]

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[1] Chocolate Easter eggs with traditional Ukranian Easter egg designs (all photos © Chocolat Moderne). [2] A close-up of the Easter egg designs. [3] Other options include speckled, hand-painted Easter eggs. [4] Bright red eggs, a tradition in the Eastern Orthodox church. The red represents the blood and sacrifice of Christ on the cross, and […]

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[1] These shimmering Easter eggs are filled with chocolate ganache. They are currently available online (photo © Markham + Fitz). [2] Your local artisan chocolatier may sell beautiful rabbits like this one from Woodhouse Chocolate. This style is no longer available, but check out this rabbit couple on a motorcycle and this white rabbit with […]

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[1] Superseedz pumpkin seeds provide flavor, nutrition, and fun (photo © Brenmarco). [2] Whether one-ounce grab-and-go or five-ounce “family” packages, (all photos that follow © Superseedz, except as noted). [3] Top your yogurt or cereal with sweet Seedz: Cinnamon & Sugar. [4] Enjoy healthy snacking with salted or spicy Seedz. [5] Add seedz to your […]

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[1] The medium Hanukkah Chocolate Assortment: 30 pieces of deliciousness (all photos © Burdick Chocolate). [2] You can repurpose the empty box for jewelry, keepsakes, office supplies—or use it to package another gift. [3] Some of the bonbons. [4] Close up on the menorah bonbon. [5] The large box, 50 bonbons.   L.A. Burdick is […]

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[1] Burdick Chocolate’s Coffin Assortment for Halloween (photos © Burdick Chocolate). [2] Enjoy them while you listen to the Monster Mash. [3] Ghostly mice.   Creak open the lid of L. A. Burdick’s Chocolate Coffin Assortment to discover a frightfully delicious array of chocolate bonbons from one of our favorite artisan chocolatiers. The 20 pieces […]

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Need a special gift? Want a special treat? We recommend the Gourmet S’mores Kit (photo #1) from L.A. Burdick, one of America’s finest chocolatiers. It’s a limited edition: a summer special, available from June 1st to September 2nd. We’ll be ordering several for our own summer festivities and for Father’s Day gifts.     WHAT […]

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Our only experiences with a Sloppy Joe sandwich were in our high school cafeteria. Instead of a hamburger, Sloppy Joe stretched the ground beef with onions, ketchup, maybe with some Worcestershire sauce, and maybe other seasonings (although high school cafeterias are not known for seasoning finesse). Modern cooks have upgraded the recipe, some taking a […]

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