PRODUCT: Lovely Caramels, Vanilla & Chocolate Swirl

The Lovely Candy Company of Woodstock, Illinois is committed to all natural, gluten-free and non-GMO candies made from the best ingredients. Its products include caramels, fruit chews and licorice. We love good caramels, and devoured the two bags we received: Original (vanilla) and Chocolate Swirl. We also received Fruit Chews—not our thing—which were devoured by…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Angel Food Cake Day

[1] Angel food cake with strawberry glaze (photo © courtesy American Egg Board. [1] Berries are a perfect garnish for angel food cake (photo © Anna Ozerova | Dreamstime).   October 10th is National Angel Food Cake Day. Bake one from scratch, or pick up a ready-made cake and serve it with this delicious strawberry…
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HALLOWEEN: Haunted Popcorn Hands

Creative Halloween fare. Photo courtesy Popcorn.org.   We love this party favor idea from Popcorn.org. We’d suggest them as trick-or-treat items, but many parents don’t let kids eat the “open” food for safety reasons. So, bring them to friends, to the office, and anywhere else you like. RECIPE: HAUNTED HALLOWEEN POPCORN HANDS Ingredients Clear polyethylene…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pickled Garlic

Pickled garlic is a healthful, tasty garnish and ingredient. You can buy it in jars, but it’s almost as easy to make your own. Don’t worry about being overwhelmed by garlic flavor: The cloves lose a lot of their pungency in the pickling process. They are still garlicky, but tame. Enjoy pickled garlic on salads,…
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RECIPE: Quick Curried Carrot Soup & Carrot Hummus

We all know that carrots are good for us: 1 medium carrot, just 25 calories, provides 203% of our daily value of vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant.* Beyond nibbling on a carrot stick or baby carrot, though, we just don’t take enough time to think about what to do with them. Here are two easy…
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