SPECIAL FOOD GIFT: Rent Mother Nature

[1] The recipient gets a certificate suitable for framing…and then updates until the cheddar cheese arrives (photos #1 and #2 © Rent Mother Nature). [2] This maple syrup comes from “your” sugar maple tree. [3] You’ll get updates from your goat, and then her cheese will arrive (photo © Laloo’s Goat Milk Ice Cream |…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Tipsy Scoop Ice Cream & Sorbet With Spirits (Alcohol, That Is)

Long ago, in our graduate school years, we would go home when the library closed at 11 p.m. and make a batch of boozy ice cream. Our specialties: Grand Marnier, Amaretto with crushed amaretti cookies, Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry and Kahlúa Coffee Chip. We haven’t made them for years (there’s no room in the freezer…
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FOOD FUN: Cookie Drink Topper

Hot chocolate with a cookie topper (photo © Nadezhda Moryak | Pexels).   The next time you take a batch of cookies out of the oven, poke a hole in them. Why? So you can use them with a straw, to top a glass of milk, iced coffee or other cold beverage. Sure, you could…
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