TIP OF THE DAY: Hot Chocolate With Chocolate Leaves

There are numerous ways to garnish hot chocolate. The latest to catch our eye is this beauty from La Rose Noire. You can approximate it at home. Unfortunately, consumers can’t purchase from La Rose Noire: It is a wholesaler to professional pastry chefs. But if you like beautiful chocolate embellishments, pastries and other desserts, there’s…
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PRODUCT: Pumpkin Spice Latte –Tea, Not Coffee

[1] Tazo Tea’s Pumpkin Spice Latte is available in concentrate (shown) and in tea bags (photo © Tazo). [2] Most people like their PSLs hot, but you can also drink them chilled. In fact, you can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to a tall glass of cold PSL.   Are you a tea…
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GIFT: Sitka Salmon Shares, Fresh-Caught In Alaska

[1] Freshly caught and skinned wild salmon (all photos © Sitka Salmon Shares). [2] Line-caught salmon. [3] After they’re caught, the fish are quickly processed. [4] They’re blast-frozen, and shipped by FedEx to your doorstep. [5] The fish arrive ready to season and cook.   Several months ago we wrote about a wonderful service for…
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HOLIDAY GIFT: Baileys Red Velvet Irish Cream Liqueur

Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur had us at “hello.” Over the years, the liqueur’s portfolio has expanded far beyond Original Irish Cream liqueur, to Chocolate Cherry, Espresso Crème, Salted Caramel, Vanilla Cinnamon and limited-edition flavors for the holidays (Pumpkin Spice, Baileys Strawberries & Cream). Each flavor is an indulgent drinking experience…a substitute for ice cream…a treat…
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