FOOD FUN: Holiday Edition Figgy Pudding SPAM

[1] New Figgy Pudding SPAM, a limited edition for the holidays (all photos © SPAM Brand). [2] Slices of Figgy Pudding SPAM on a cake stand for a buffet. [3] An hors d’oeuvre: Figgy Pudding SPAM and Brie. [4] An actually figgy pudding. Here’s the recipe (photo © California Figs).   There are currently 11 flavors…
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Easy Scallion Pancakes Recipe For The Lunar New Year

The Year Of The Tiger began February 1st and lasts through February 15th. There’s lots of time to celebrate with traditional dishes. We’re having one a day—as simple as a few dumplings and ending up the celebration with Peking Duck (roasted and served with pancakes, scallions, and hoisin sauce). There are more recipes below. Also…
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Year Of The Tiger Oolong Tea From Adagio Teas & Oolong Tea History

The Year Of The Tiger begins on February 1st, and Adagio Teas has created a special oolong tea blend. If you’re not familiar with oolong, it’s semi-fermented or semi-oxidized tea that falls between green and black tea on the fermentation continuum (black tea ferments for two to four hours; for oolong, the fermentation process is…
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LUNAR NEW YEAR: Chocolates For Year Of The Ox

[1] Five lovely chocolate oxen are waiting to celebrate the Year Of The Ox with you (photos #1 and #2 © Burdick Chocolate). [2] The wood box is a “keeper.” [3] Celebrate the Year Of The Ox from February 12th through February 18th (photo © Liu Ziang | Panther Media).   Have you ever eaten…
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FOOD FUN: Christmas Ginger Cake With Gingerbread

[1] A dazzling Christmas ginger cake with gingerbread house cookie decor (photo © Bruna Branco | Unsplash). [2] A homemade gingerbread cake, decorated with gingerbread men and cranberries (photo courtesy Violife | Facebook). [3] This simple but elegant layer cake from Molly Yeh is a white-iced layer cake covered with coconut, and garnished with marzipan…
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