TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Sir Francis Bacon Peanut Brittle

Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England under Queen Elizabeth I, was an author, lawyer, jurist, philosopher and scientist. But he most likely never had bacon peanut brittle. If he had, it would have become as popular as English toffee. In his honor, two baconeers from Atlanta are making Sir Francis Bacon Peanut Brittle. The…
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FATHER’S DAY: Single Malt Scotch

One of our favorite single malts is Bowmore,but not everyone likes the peaty Islay style. Photo courtesy Laphroaig.   When it’s time to buy a single malt Scotch, we generally call Park Avenue Liquor Shop, which hosts one of the largest retail collections of single malt whiskies in the country—339 selections (they can send you…
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FATHER’S DAY: Baseball Cookie Gift & A Discount

Buy me some shortbread and Crackerjack. Photo courtesy CooperstownCookie.com. For years, Cooperstown Cookie Company, located near the Baseball Hall Of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, has been making people happy with delicious shortbread. The shortbread is shaped like baseballs, of course! As the company says, it’s the best baseball you ever ate. Shortbread cookies and…
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FATHER’S DAY & GOURMET GIVEAWAY: A Box Of Swirly Buns

As we write this, we’re enjoying our fifth flavor of swirly buns from Just Buns, a homey family business that aims to provide Americans with a better breakfast pastry (using Mama’s decades-old swirly bun recipe). Send a box of the handmade, all-natural buns as a gift. Unlike the ginormous Cinnabon, here’s a more elegant bun…
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FATHER’S DAY: Wellness Mats For Comfort

No more aching legs: It’s like standing on pillows! Photo courtesy WellnessMats.com. If Dad has a hobby (or job) that keeps him on his feet, he may deem a WellnessMat to be the best gift he’s ever received. Ergonomically engineered to provide maximum comfort, safety and relief, anti-fatigue WellnessMats are the most cushy and comfortable…
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