TIP OF THE DAY: Sweet Oloroso Sherry

Sherry is a fortified wine from the Jerez region of Spain. It is produced almost exclusively from the Palomino Fino grape. There are two basic types of Sherry—Fino and Oloroso. All other styles—Amontillado, Cream, Manzanilla, Moscatel, Palo Cortado, Pedro Ximenez—are variations of these types. From the Jerez-Xérès-Sherry region of Spain, a sweet Oloroso sherry can…
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PRODUCT: Currant C Selling Final Inventory

Last chance to enjoy these wonderful juices! Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE. It is with a heavy heart that we join Gregg Quinn, founder and president of Currant C black currant beverages, to inform you that the wonderful line of Currant C has ceased production. We reviewed it last year and adored it.…
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RECIPE: Apricot Pumpkin Bread

For Thanksgiving weekend, how about some apricot pumpkin bread, delicious for breakfast, brunch, snacks and tea sandwiches. This recipe is courtesy of B & R Farms, apricot growers who sell their delicious products at California farmers markets and to wholesalers. For more recipes, visit BRFarms.com. RECIPE: APRICOT PUMPKIN BREAD Ingredients 1 large egg 1 cup…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Java & Co. Artisan Coffee Syrups

Coffee: neat, pressed and hungry for a shot (of Java & Co. syrup, that is). Photo © Elina Manninen | Fotolia.com. Millions of people in America walk into their favorite coffee emporium and order their java with a shot of syrup. Amaretto, caramel, hazelnut and vanilla are very popular, and it’s high season for egg…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Truffle Juice

Add truffle flavor to a dish with some of this brilliant juice, available at specialty food shops. Created by soaking Italian and French truffles in a brine, it’s an easy way to introduce the heady flavor of truffles to a dish. We use it in sauces, soups and stocks where we don’t want the added…
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