FOOD FUN: Chocolate Fruitcake Shake

‘Tis the season for adding a little something special to the conventional. So here’s a twist on a chocolate shake: a Chocolate Fruitcake Shake. It was created by American Heritage Chocolate, which focuses on historical chocolate products and recipes.     RECIPE: CHOCOLATE FRUITCAKE SHAKE Prep time is 45 minutes, cook time is 10 minutes.…
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HOLIDAY GIFT: Tea Advent Calendar

[1] The most fun and flavorful gift for a tea lover (photox #1 and #2 © Vahdam Teas). [2] Holiday surprise: so many teas to discover. [3] The gift provides a different variety of tea for 25 days (photo © Julia Sakelli | Pexels).   What could a tea lover love more, than the chance…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Home Smell Like the Holidays

Today’s tip comes from Jacqueline Parisi of Hello Fresh, the largest meal-kit provider in the U.S. These natural DIY room scents are made with everyday foods. Plus, if you use a glass vase or attractive jar, they double as festive tabletop centerpieces. It couldn’t be simpler.     RECIPE: HOLIDAY HOME SCENTS Ingredients Select a…
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PRODUCT: FatBoy Ice Cream In Holiday Flavors

[1] Yummy ice cream sandwiches in Egg Nog and Peppermint (all photos © Casper’s Ice Cream). [2] FatBoy’s version of a peppermint sundae—no spoon required! [3] Our new favorite chocolate ice cream: Frozen Hot Cocoa. [4] You can’t put FatBoy under the tree…but load up the freezer!   We were not familiar with Fat Boy…
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FOOD FUN: Mac & Cheese Candy Canes

[1] Mac & Cheese Candy Canes (photos © Archie McPhee). [2] Pickle Bacon Candy Canes.   Don’t like peppermint candy canes? How about some Mac & Cheese-flavored candy canes? Macaroni and cheese has become a holiday tradition in many homes, so why put it on the tree? This set of six candy canes tastes like…
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