FOOD FUN: Chocolate For The Poker Player

Know how to hold ‘em, fold ‘em, or eat ‘em (photo © Woodhouse Chocolate).   For the poker player, two edible chips from Woodhouse Chocolate, an artisanal chocolatier in the Napa Valley. Actually, their Poker Chip Peanut Butter Cups. Specially decorated in a card suit motif and presented in a poker chip styled box; as…
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FATHER’S DAY GIFTS: Koloa Single-Batch Rum & Round Barn Mint Chocolate Cream Liqueur

[1] Koloa 12-Barrel Select Hawaiian Rum: heavenly (photo © Koloa Rum). [2] Round Barn Winery’s Mint Chocolate Cream is a delight for any chocolate lover [of drinking age] (photo © Round Barn Winery).   We taste lots of spirits, and most of them are delicious. But we’re not a spirits website, so we only write…
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RECIPE: French Toast Sundae – Stuffed French Toast

We prefer French toast to pancakes and waffles. The texture and the flavor of good bread, as opposed to the wheatiness of the latter. For Mother’s Day, we’re making this recipe from DeLallo: Raspberry Mascarpone Stuffed French Toast with Balsamic Glaze. That’s a mouthful, and so is the three-decker French toast napoleon or sundae. The…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Chevre Cheesecake From Belle Chevre

[1] A slice of Belle Chevre cheesecake (both photos © Belle Chevre). [2] It’s delivered in this box. Yum.   We are in love…with a cheesecake. Every cheesecake lover (brownie lover, chocolate chip cookie lover, etc.) has his/her own ideal recipe. Belle Chevre’s is ours. It’s dense, magnificently creamy, and redolent of fresh lemon flavor…
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