RECIPE: Bacon Vodka & BLT Bloody Mary

Bacon vodka makes a BLT Bloody Mary. Photo courtesy Bull And Bear Bar Chicago. Sure, there will be egg nog and Champagne on New Year’s Eve. But what about that sexy signature cocktail? There’s still time for you to make a bottle of bacon vodka and treat everyone to Bacon Bloody Marys. And we actually…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY #2 ~ Honey Ridge Farms Crème Trio Gift Set

These superior flavored honeys from Honey Ridge Farms are blended with fruits or spices. Luscious, yet light on the palate, they are delicious on just about anything. Spread on toast, scones, pancakes and waffles Top ice cream Use as a cheese condiment Add to grilling sauces or marinades And by all means, sweeten tea or…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY #1 ~ Smucker’s Snack’n Waffles Get Up & Go! Package

Get Up & Go! with Smucker’s Snack’n Waffles. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and Smucker’s makes it easy not to miss it. Their Snack’n Waffles microwave in just 15 seconds and are available in four tasty flavors. THE PRIZE: One lucky winner will receive a Smucker’s Snack’n Waffles Get Up &…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Toast Your Spices

There are two reasons to toast spices. First, a bit of heat releases the flavor of the spices, giving you much more punch. This extra flavor is worth the five minutes of time to toast them. It’s easy to toast your spices: Before grinding, toast whole spices in a dry skillet over low heat. Stir…
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Cooking Video: Jacques Torres’ Chocolate-Covered Cornflake Recipe

  Here’s one of our favorite products from Jacques Torres: chocolate-covered cornflakes, a crunchy chocolate snack. In this week’s cooking video, Jacques Torres himself shows both how to temper chocolate and how to make his chocolate-covered cornflakes. Simple as they are to make, they’re also fancy enough to be a gift for your New Year’s…
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