RECIPE: Brussels Sprouts With Bacon Jam

[1] Brussels sprouts with bacon jam, as an appetizer or beer/wine snack (photo courtesy Pampered Chef). [2] While large Brussels sprouts are tempting, smaller ones are more tender (photo courtesy Sweetgreen).   With St. Patrick’s Day ten days ahead, we begin a series of festive recipes. This recipe from Pampered Chef is both fun and…
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FOOD FUN: Peanut Butter Sandwiches With Bacon & Banana For National Peanut Butter Day

January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day; March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. April 2nd is National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day. We’re obviously a PB-loving nation. It won’t take you long to make this PB…and B…and B sandwich. That’s peanut butter, bacon and banana. The recipe comes from King’s Hawaiian, one of…
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GIFT PICK: Kween Granola Butter

Here’s something new in the category of non-nut butters, a category that includes coconut butter, cookie butter, soy nut butter and sunflower seed butter. Introducing Kween Granola Butter, a slightly-sweet spreadable made with granola’s rolled oats, maple syrup and cinnamon. It’s non-GMO and contains no refined sugars. And you can give it as stocking stuffers…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Beer Jellies From Potlicker Kitchen

[1] Four of the 10 flavors of beer jelly (all photos courtesy Potlicker Kitchen). [2] Seasonal flavors are also produced. [3] Cook and bake to your heart’s content. How about peanut butter and jelly cups with beer jelly? [4] Beer jelly is a delicious glaze for proteins, and makes an easy sauce.   For a…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Snack Factory Dessert Thins

Our Top Pick Of The Week is Snack Factory Dessert Thins, a new line of thin cookies that are just 30 calories apiece. If you’re cutting back on sweets but are yearning for “just a bite,” consider these a solution. Our runners up span good-for-you foods like Pete & Jerry’s Organic Hard Boiled Eggs, Bonne…
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